At a 20th anniversary celebration at the 2015 Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Annual Research Retreat, scientists reflected on the incredible growth of the institution and the collaborative nature of the research community that makes UMass Medical School unique.
The UMMS eClub, which offers the UMass Medical School community opportunities to learn more about the business of science, will put scientific business ideas to the test at its Investors Roundtable on Wednesday, Oct. 14.
UMass Medical School Chancellor Michael F. Collins, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, UMass President Marty Meehan and UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney celebrated the official opening of two new biomedical manufacturing incubator facilities in downtown Lowell on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
Sherry Pagoto, PhD, co-authored an editorial about a new study in JAMA Dermatology that indicates gay and bisexual men are using tanning beds more frequently and reporting higher rates of skin cancer than heterosexual men.
Scientists at MassBiologics are developing a pre-exposure prophylaxis that prevents tick-transmitted infection of Lyme disease, a breakthrough that could lead to seasonal prevention against the most common tick-borne infection in North America. The research will be presented on Friday at IDWeek 2015TM.
UMass Medical School and its partners at Boston Children’s Hospital and other academic medical centers have been awarded $20 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to expand their efforts toward preventing another outbreak of Ebola or other highly contagious virus in Liberia.
Researchers at UMass Medical School will soon begin a pilot study to explore how a digital pill would allow doctors to monitor patients who do not take their medicine as prescribed in real-time—a major health care problem in the United States.
The medical school community welcomed President Meehan on Thursday, Oct. 1, as he visited the Worcester campus for a series of discussions with students, faculty and administrators.
Marc Freeman, PhD, has developed a new fruit fly model to investigate pathological changes in neurons with neurodegenerative mutations as they age with unprecedented resolution. This powerful new tool has already been used to identify two new genes that play a role in ALS-related neurodegeneration.
UMass Medical School, in partnership with UConnHealth Center, created one of the 39 health care collaborative networks selected for funding in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, announced by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell.