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An internal newsletter published monthly that covered institutional news and events, faculty, staff and student achievements and new initiatives. Beginning with Volume 12, Issue 1 (August 2009), Focus became a Web-based newsletter and was no longer printed. Volume 13, Issue 1 (August 2010) was the last monthly edition of Focus. To read archived issues, go to: www.umassmed.edu/focus.
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A team of international scientists led by John Landers, PhD, has shown that TUBA4A, the gene encoding the Tubulin Alpha 4A protein, is associated with the familial form of the neurodegenerative disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.Read more