Students, faculty and alumni from the School of Medicine are featured in a 30-minute WCVB-TV Chronicle report highlighting Match Day 2015 on the Worcester campus.
UMMS scientists Thoru Pederson, PhD, and Hanhui Ma, PhD, have developed multicolored versions of CRISPR/Cas9 for finding and mapping chromosomal loci.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins is receiving the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council’s 2015 Leading Impact Award for his contributions to the life sciences economy in Massachusetts.
On Match Day, the School of Medicine Class of 2015 learned where they will begin their careers as doctors; many—66 percent—have chosen primary care specialties.
Staff from UMass Medical School’s New England Newborn Screening Program drove through a January blizzard to collect blood samples necessary to detect life-threatening disorders. In doing so, they saved a baby’s life.
Gregory Pazour, PhD, received the 2015 Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement in the Understanding of Polycystic Kidney Disease, for his discovery of the role cilia dysfunction plays in the disease.
The St. Patrick's Day Medal is bestowed annually upon a distinguished Irish scientist, engineer or technology leader, living or working in the United States, who has assisted researchers in Irish academia or industry or who has made significant contributions to the research ecosystem in Ireland.
According to a comprehensive paper by Lori Pbert, PhD, published March 16, pediatricians are in a unique position to counsel young patients about tobacco use but they often hesitate because they are not sure how best to prevent and treat tobacco dependence.
Emergency departments can play valuable roles in addressing the opioid abuse crisis, according to health psychologist Edwin Boudreaux, PhD.
William R. Kobertz, PhD, professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology, turns learning about chemistry into fun for the fifth graders at Charlotte Dunning Elementary School in Framingham.