Conversation about unconscious bias launches UMMS Diversity Campus Read

Conversation about unconscious bias launches UMMS Diversity Campus Read

In a thought-provoking conversation centered on the uncomfortable fact that everyone, regardless of their best intentions, harbors biases that they are largely unaware of, UMass Medical School launched the annual Diversity Campus Read. 

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Research

Research

Video: Scientists at UMMS working toward ALS cure

Video: Scientists at UMMS working toward ALS cure

The viral video “Ice Bucket Challenge” campaign is making ALS a household word across the country and shining a light on the scientists around the world searching for a cure. At UMass Medical School, Robert H. Brown Jr., DPhil, MD, one of the world’s foremost authorities on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, heads a multi-disciplinary team of scientists researching treatments and a cure for the disease. In this video, he and colleagues discuss the groundbreaking research taking place here.

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Crosstalk between BRCA-Fanconi anemia and mismatch repair pathways prevents MSH2-dependent aberrant DNA damage responses
Sustained Normalization of Neurological Disease after Intracranial Gene Therapy in a Feline Model
Visualization of repetitive DNA sequences in human chromosomes with transcription activator-like effectors
Amphotericin B Increases Influenza A Virus Infection by Preventing IFITM3-Mediated Restriction
Education

Education

New UMMS Gold Humanism Honor Society chapter to honor the ‘art of medicine’

New UMMS Gold Humanism Honor Society chapter to honor the ‘art of medicine’

In a move to formally recognize the foundational value of humanism to the School of Medicine curriculum, UMass Medical School has successfully applied for approval to start a chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Inaugural members of the society, which is sponsored by the Arnold P Gold Foundation, will be elected this fall from the SOM class of 2015.

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Community

Conversation about unconscious bias launches UMMS Diversity Campus Read

In a thought-provoking conversation centered on the uncomfortable fact that everyone, regardless of their best intentions, harbors biases that they are largely unaware of, UMass Medical School launched the annual Diversity Campus Read. 

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Students

Students

GSBS student receives HHMI International Student Research Fellowship

GSBS student receives HHMI International Student Research Fellowship

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences student Tsung-Han “Stanley” Hsieh is one of 46 international pre-doctoral students selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to receive International Student Research Fellowships that will support them as they complete their graduate studies at U.S. universities. The highly competitive award is funded at $43,000 per year for up to three years.

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