For nearly a decade, UMMS volunteers have used the Science Journal to share research and discovery with the visually impaired and physically disabled.
People don’t go to hospital emergency departments to stop smoking. But a new study from UMMS shows the emergency room can be an opportune setting to reach smokers and connect them with resources to quit.
As a measles outbreak linked to Disneyland continues spreading, a new study in Pediatrics has identified clusters of California communities where high percentages of children are under-immunized. In this Pediatrics Corner video, Richard Moriarty, MD, explains why childhood vaccinations are essential.
The annual tradition of engaging in service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day takes on special significance this year for 17 students from all three schools at UMMS as they receive support to launch programs that will allow them to build semester-long community connections through service. Five projects have been selected for Martin Luther King Jr. Semester of Service Student Awards.
Craig Mello, PhD, and three comedians shared laughs and traded information about RNAi and worm sperm during the taping of WBUR’s “You’re the Expert” Thursday night at the EcoTarium in Worcester.
UMass Medical School helped launch the Silver Alert Community Response Program, a Massachusetts initiative that provides police with key information they need to be able to quickly locate a missing senior citizen with dementia.
Sherry Pagoto, PhD, talks about a new study that found a drug approved for the treatment of attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorder may potentially be used to help patients with binge-eating disorder.
Richard Sacra, MD, and officials from UMass Medical School continue to treat patients and help restore basic medical services in Liberia.
Ebola survivor Richard Sacra, MD, is ready to return to Monrovia, Liberia, where he will spend three and a half weeks at the hospital where he contracted the virus in August while treating patients.
A critically needed shipment of $1.7 million in personal protective equipment for health care workers was flown to Monrovia, Liberia, yesterday, fulfilling a key component of UMass Medical School’s Ebola relief effort.