UMMS cancer experts say findings from two new studies show that cancer may be better defined by its genetics than the organ in which it originates. The findings will be brought to bear on research and treatment at the Cancer Center of Excellence.
Marc R. Freeman, PhD, associate professor of neurobiology and a leader in the study of glial cells, has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. He joins five other HHMI Investigators at UMass Medical School.
Professor Mary Maloney, MD, is quoted in media outlets across the country this week, advocating for stricter federal regulations on tanning beds. In this Expert’s Corner video, she explains the dangers of indoor tanning.
Professor Beth McCormick, PhD, spends long hours in the lab, seeking to understand the bacterial pathogenesis of the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts. Outside the lab, she enjoys playing drums with the band GI Distress at scientific conferences.
Sports medicine expert Brian Busconi, MD, talks about recommended precautions when concussion is suspected in young athletes.
Inside the medical tent at the 2013 Boston Marathon, James Broadhurst, MD, called on his experience as a family doctor and fulfilled his role on the medical team by providing steady reassurance and care to his patients.
The newly established Program in Systems Biology is now at home in the new, state-of-the-art Albert Sherman Center, where it exemplifies the interdisciplinary approach to answering deep, complex questions about science for which the Sherman Center was designed.
According to new research led by Sherry Pagoto, PhD, and published in the International Journal of Obesity, women struggling with clinical depression and obesity can significantly boost their mood with a comprehensive weight loss program.