Scientists at UMass Medical School are applying discoveries they’ve made in understanding how cytomegalovirus (CMV) causes microcephaly to new research into Zika virus.
As they prepare to enter their clinical training years, members of the School of Medicine Class of 2018 took an oath to always put patients first and treat the whole person at the Class Oath Ceremony held at UMass Medical School on May 3.
Victor R. Ambros, PhD, has been awarded the 21st annual March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology, an honor presented to investigators whose research has profoundly advanced the science that underlies the understanding of birth defects.
Educators, community leaders, students and alums who have benefited from participating in the Worcester Pipeline Collaborative educational partnership came together on April 28 to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
Researchers in the lab of Guangping Gao, PhD, have developed a novel gene therapy that cures a rare, inherited neurodegenerative disorder called Canavan disease in mice and is on track to be brought to clinical trial, according to an April 28 article in Newsweek.
Twenty-nine people were recognized for their contributions to student education at UMass Medical School at the 18th annual Educational Recognition Awards ceremony, where Julie A. Jonassen, PhD, delivered the Last Lecture “Medical Education and the Case of the Missing Dromedary.”
School of Medicine student Marian Younge credits the Worcester Pipeline Collaborative for helping her pursue a career in medicine.
Researchers at UMass Medical School have identified a new molecular pathway critical for maintaining the smooth muscle tone that allows the passage of materials through the digestive system.
Hugh Silk, MD, MPH, is the recipient of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry’s 2016 Public Service Award.
CRISPRainbow, a new technology using CRISPR/Cas9 developed by scientists at UMass Medical School, allows researchers to tag and track up to seven different genomic locations in live cells. This labeling system, details of which were published in Nature Biotechnology, will be an invaluable tool for studying the structure of the genome in real time.