2016 Top Story

- Archives -

Wen Xue receives $250,000 for pediatric cancer research from Hyundai Hope on Wheels

Wen Xue receives $250,000 for pediatric cancer research from Hyundai Hope on Wheels

UMass Medical School cancer researcher Wen Xue, PhD, accepted a $250,000 grant Friday from the Hyundai Motor America Hope on Wheels campaign to continue his work toward improving care and treatment options for children with cancer.

Cole Haynes receives investigator award from HHMI, Gates & Simons foundations

Cole Haynes receives investigator award from HHMI, Gates & Simons foundations

Cole Haynes, PhD, was named one of 84 faculty scholars by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the Simons Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

White Coat Ceremony formalizes medical calling for School of Medicine Class of 2020

White Coat Ceremony formalizes medical calling for School of Medicine Class of 2020

One hundred-fifty members of the School of Medicine Class of 2020 were cloaked with freshly pressed white coats for the first time on Friday, Sept. 16 at the annual White Coat Ceremony, as family, friends and faculty cheered.

GSBS recognizes 37 newly qualified PhD candidates

GSBS recognizes 37 newly qualified PhD candidates

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences honored 37 newly qualified PhD candidates with a formal ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15, marking the milestone achievement as they transition from classroom-based learning to candidacy for a doctoral degree.

Convocation 2016 recognizes Chancellor’s Medal recipients; faculty invested as named chairs

Convocation 2016 recognizes Chancellor’s Medal recipients; faculty invested as named chairs

In his annual Convocation address, Chancellor Michael F. Collins bestowed Chancellor’s Awards to David Hatem, MD; Steven Reppert, MD; David Drachman, MD; and Deborah Harmon Hines, PhD. He invested Jonathan Kay, MD; Joel Richter, PhD; and Katherine Fitzgerald, PhD, as named chairs.

UMass Medical School announces $250 million comprehensive campaign

UMass Medical School announces $250 million comprehensive campaign

UMass Medical School’s Pathways of Promise capital campaign, the largest fundraising effort since the school was founded in 1962, was launched to support the school’s ongoing pursuit of excellence and to shape advances in biomedical research and education well into the 21st century.

Graduate Entry Pathway Pinning Ceremony welcomes 25 new nurses into the profession

Graduate Entry Pathway Pinning Ceremony welcomes 25 new nurses into the profession

The Graduate School of Nursing’s annual Graduate Entry Pathway Pinning Ceremony kicked off Convocation Week at UMass Medical School on Sept. 13 when 25 doctoral students received pins symbolizing their entry into the nursing profession.

Melissa Moore to join Moderna as chief scientific officer

Melissa Moore to join Moderna as chief scientific officer

Moderna Therapeutics, a clinical stage biotechnology company developing messenger RNA (mRNA) to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients, today announced that Melissa J. Moore, PhD, has been appointed chief scientific officer of Moderna’s messenger RNA platform.

Jason Kim receives $4.2M NIH grant renewal for National Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center

Jason Kim receives $4.2M NIH grant renewal for National Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center

The National Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center at UMMS, led by Jason Kim, PhD, has received a $4.2 million grant from the NIH to continue its diabetes and obesity research.

WCVB-TV applauds bond between Work Without Limits director and employee with autism

WCVB-TV applauds bond between Work Without Limits director and employee with autism

Work Without Limits Director Kathy Petkauskos was inducted into the national Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame, thanks to a nomination from employee Megan Northup.

Showing 1-10 of 122 items
of 13

Stay Connected with UMassMedNow

For the Media
▴ Back To Top
Section Menu To Top