Ronald Adler, MD, employs a patient-centered approach to care and strongly advises that physicians balance cancer screening recommendations with patient needs as a means to protect against overdiagnosis and overtreatment.
Scientists and clinicians at UMass Medical School, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have shown in a clinical trial that a new vibration-based prevention technology reduces apneic events in prematurely born infants.
In a new study published online in The FASEB Journal, a research team led by Rita Bortell, PhD, and Agata Jurczyk, PhD, found that a shared gene (or genes) may underlie the co-occurrence of type 2 diabetes and psychiatric disorders.
By pairing the CRISPR/Cas9 system with a programmable DNA-binding domain (CRISPR/Cas9-pDBD), Scot Wolfe, PhD, has developed a new technology platform that is precise enough to surgically edit DNA at nearly any genomic location, while avoiding potentially harmful off-target changes.
Neurobiologist Patrick Emery, PhD, and his research group have identified a molecular pathway responsible for how the circadian clock in fruit flies responds to changes in temperature. Published in the journal Cell on Nov. 19, his findings may have implications for humans suffering ill health related to shift work.
UMass Medical School announced today that it is immediately incorporating into its School of Medicine curriculum specific training in support of 10 agreed-upon core competencies for the prevention and management of prescription drug misuse.
Massachusetts nursing executive Joan Vitello, PhD, has been named the new dean of the Graduate School of Nursing at UMass Medical School.
Two UMass Medical School emergency medicine and toxicology experts spoke with WBUR about the complexities of opioid addiction and pain management, and the expectations and limitations of naloxone.
Eleven UMass Medical School nursing and medical students wrapped up their two-week immersion in veterans’ health care with a visit to Westover Air Reserve Base.
Dean Flotte spoke to the Boston Globe about why and how Massachusetts medical schools are stepping up efforts to train students to prevent misuse of painkillers as part of Gov. Charlie Baker’s campaign to address the state’s opioid addiction problem.