A Public Health Reports editorial by Wenjun Li, PhD, and public health co-investigators details how local cigar sales regulations similar to those enacted in Boston may complement FDA regulations and strengthen control over tobacco use among young people in this country.
Researchers at UMass Medical School and the University of Toronto have discovered the first known “off-switches” for CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing, providing much greater control over the edits, according to a new study published in Cell. Erik Sontheimer, PhD, led the research at UMMS.
The UMass Medical School community is saddened by the death of the founding chair of neurology, David A. Drachman, MD, professor and chair emeritus of neurology. Dr. Drachman died Dec. 5. He was 84.
UMass Medical School was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the Energy Star Combined Heat and Power Award for the superior performance of its combined heat and power systems.
The eighth annual Winter Ball hit a major milestone on Friday, Dec. 2, raising more than $1 million for UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center. That figure includes nearly $250,000 for the Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Clinic.
Ellen M. Gravallese, MD, has been named an associate editor of the New England Journal of Medicine and named to the executive committee of the American College of Rheumatology.
Officials from UMass Medical School, Baystate Health, UMass Amherst and the City of Springfield gathered Thursday in Springfield to celebrate the official launch of the medical school’s first regional campus in Western Massachusetts.
The Executive Office of Elder Affairs is collaborating with UMass Medical School and other partners on the Dementia Friendly Massachusetts Initiative, which strives to make communities supportive and inclusive of individuals living with dementia and their families.
UMass Medical School’s Clinical Pharmacy Services has partnered with InterVRx to review the accuracy, completeness and usability of specialty drug clinical protocols used within its patient monitoring platform.
The importance of career development programs for doctoral students is emphasized in a new commentary published in the journal Human Gene Therapy by Cynthia Fuhrmann, PhD.