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A new study by Gyongyi Szabo, MD, PhD, professor of medicine, shows how alcohol consumption weakens monocytes – white blood cells involved in the immune system’s front-line defense against infection.
A study by Shimul A. Shah, MD, associate professor of surgery, found that high volume transplant centers more frequently utilized livers with a high donor risk index, but achieved better recipient survival rates compared with lower volume centers.
An article about the University of Massachusetts’ proposed capital project budget references the new research facility at UMass Medical School
Worcester Telegram and Gazette
Darshak M. Sanghavi, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, and David Kane, MD, assistant professor of Pediatrics, talk about the use of EKGs as a screening tool for young athletes.
Anthony J. Rothschild, MD, the Irving S. and Betty Brudnick Chair in Psychiatry and professor of psychiatry, talks about a new study which found that off-label use of atypical antipsychotics may do more harm than good. Medscape Today
Kristin Schneider, PhD, assistant professor of preventive and behavioral medicine and Stephenie Lemon, PhD, associate professor of medicine, explain how a new study aims to combat obesity by encouraging a group of dog owners to walk their pets
Brian Lewis, PhD, associate professor of molecular medicine, was quoted in a story about the 13th annual cancer UMass Medicine Cancer Walk.
Public Sector Partners Inc. changes its name to UHealthSolutions Inc.
Daniel N. Bolon, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology, is quoted in a story about the American Cancer Society’s Celebrate with Action event.
The Greater New Bedford Community Health Center becomes an educational affiliate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Terence R. Flotte, MD, the Celia and Isaac Haidak Professor of Medicine, executive deputy chancellor, provost, dean of the School of Medicine and professor of pediatrics is quoted in the story.
South Coast Today
UMass Medical School is one of the best employers in the country for workers older than 50, according to a list released today by the AARP. Worcester Telegram and Gazette
Reporter Nancy Sheehan interviews UMass Medical Cancer Walk director Laura Liston and participant Angela Bazydlo. Bazydlo has been passionate about taking part in the walk since 2003, when her mom was diagnosed with breast cancer. This will be an especially difficult walk for the her family, as Angela’s mom lost her battle to cancer last spring. Worcester Telegram and Gazette