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UMMS collaborates with InterVRx to review specialty drug clinical protocols

UMMS collaborates with InterVRx to review specialty drug clinical protocols

UMass Medical School’s Clinical Pharmacy Services has partnered with InterVRx to review the accuracy, completeness and usability of specialty drug clinical protocols used within its patient monitoring platform.

Gang Han designs lamp light operative photodynamic molecules for deep-tissue tumor therapy

Gang Han designs lamp light operative photodynamic molecules for deep-tissue tumor therapy

UMass Medical School scientist Gang Han, PhD, and his team have designed a new class of molecules used in photodynamic therapy that are able to direct lamp light deep into tissue to kill cancer tumors. 

New Center for Digital Health launched by UMass Medical School, Boston and Lowell campuses

New Center for Digital Health launched by UMass Medical School, Boston and Lowell campuses

The Center for Digital Health, a collaboration of UMass Medical School, UMass Lowell and UMass Boston, has received a $125,000 grant from the UMass President’s Science and Technology Initiatives Fund. Yunsheng Ma, MD, PhD, is a co-director of the new center. 

UMMS toxicology expert calls new landmark surgeon general’s addiction report a ‘must-read’

UMMS toxicology expert calls new landmark surgeon general’s addiction report a ‘must-read’

UMass Medial School toxicology expert Kavita Babu, MD, says a new, blockbuster U.S. surgeon general’s report calling for a shift in the way America addresses substance addiction lays out a specific roadmap for how the medical community can make further strides in its response to fighting the opioid crisis.

Fitzgerald, Brass named Thomson Reuters Report most influential scientific minds

Fitzgerald, Brass named Thomson Reuters Report most influential scientific minds

Katherine A. Fitzgerald, PhD, and Abraham L. Brass, MD, PhD, have been named 2016 Thomson Reuters Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers for being two of the world’s most influential and highly cited scientists.

ALS Association grant boosts ALS-ONE; aids gene therapy research at UMass Medical School

ALS Association grant boosts ALS-ONE; aids gene therapy research at UMass Medical School

A new, $2 million grant from the ALS Association to the ALS ONE-Massachusetts Partnership will support, in part, research at UMass Medical School run by internationally recognized amyotrophic lateral sclerosis researcher Robert H. Brown Jr., DPhil, MD.

Should older people without cardiovascular disease take statins?

Should older people without cardiovascular disease take statins?

UMass Medical School geriatrics researcher Jerry Gurwitz, MD, co-authored a JAMA Viewpoint article addressing the need to develop a better understanding of the long-term benefits and potential risks for the millions of older Americans who are taking statins to prevent heart attacks and strokes.

GSN alum Sean Collins improving medical readiness in times of war and peace

GSN alum Sean Collins improving medical readiness in times of war and peace

Graduate School of Nursing alum and assistant professor Sean T. Collins, PhD, is deploying his education, experience and work ethic in clinical care, education, research and military service as Brigadier General in the United States Air Force National Guard.

Study finds racial differences in eating patterns and food purchases among urban older women

Study finds racial differences in eating patterns and food purchases among urban older women

A research team led by Wenjun Li, PhD, identified significant racial disparities between the quality of diets for older black and white women in urban settings. The findings have implications for policies and interventions to promote healthy eating for elders.

Jeremy Luban to New York Times: Ebola mutation fueled rapid spread

Jeremy Luban to New York Times: Ebola mutation fueled rapid spread

Jeremy Luban, MD, explained to media outlets around the globe the science behind an important discovery published in the journal Cell showing how a mutation of the Ebola virus contributed to the unprecedented scale of the West African epidemic.

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