A year after the popular “Ice Bucket Challenge” campaign had households across the country talking about ALS, scientists at UMass Medical School working toward a cure have made meaningful progress. World-renowned neurologist Robert H. Brown Jr. talks about the promising advances taking place in his lab.
UMMS has developed an innovative program to reach more women with perinatal depression by empowering obstetricians to treat patients’ psychiatric needs in their own practices. Now, with a $2.5 million grant from the CDC, investigators here will test the new approach as a potential model to address the urgent public health problem of depression during and after pregnancy.
Hundreds of runners, walkers and volunteers contributed to the 2nd Annual Gov. Cellucci Tribute Road Race on Saturday in Hudson in memory of the late governor, Paul Cellucci, and to benefit ALS research at UMass Medical School.
Eighteen local high school juniors and seniors are getting a head start on their future careers in medicine as participants in UMass Medical School’s High School Health Careers program.
UMMS pediatrician Roula N. Choueiri, MD, has developed a rapid intervention screening test for autism spectrum disorder in toddlers, designed to improve early identification and access to treatment. Her study will be published in the August issue of The Journal of Pediatrics.
A new model developed by biomedical researcher Brian Kelch, PhD, and colleagues at UMMS explains how the microscopic motor responsible for packing viral DNA into its tiny protective shell generates the speed and force to overcome pressures ten times greater than that of a sealed bottle of champagne.
A team of researchers at UMass Medical School is collaborating to develop an effective treatment for triple-negative breast cancer, a particularly aggressive form of the disease.
Thoru Pederson, PhD, has been named the editor-in-chief of The FASEB Journal by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.
Aaron Lazare, MD, who served as chancellor and dean at UMMS from 1991 to 2007, died on July 14, 2015 at the age of 79.
UMass Medical School psychiatrist Daniel Kirsch, MD, is focused on improving mental health services for young adults aged 18 to 26 with a new initiative supported by a Vitality Award from the Office of Faculty Affairs.