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Upcoming Events

  • September 13, 2016
    Ceremony, Convocation Week, Reception

    GSN Pinning Ceremony

    Hosted By: Graduate School of Nursing
    Location: Faculty Conference Room, Medical School Lobby
    6:00 PM

    Celebrate the welcoming of new GEP students! 


  • September 14, 2016
    Ceremony, Convocation Week, Reception

    Convocation and Investiture

    Hosted By: University Events, UMass Medical School
    Location: Albert Sherman Center Auditorium
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Help celebrate the accomplishments of UMass Medical School's faculty!


  • September 15, 2016
    Ceremony, Convocation Week, Reception

    GSBS Recognition Ceremony

    Hosted By: The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    Location: Albert Sherman Center Auditorium
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Gather to recognize the accomplishments of your future colleagues!


  • September 16, 2016
    Ceremony, Convocation Week, Reception

    SOM White Coat Ceremony

    Hosted By: The School of Medicine, University Events
    Location: Albert Sherman Center 1st Floor Multi-Purpose Room
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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  • March 17, 2017
    Ceremony, Reception

    School of Medicine's Match Day

    Hosted By: SOM, Office of Student Affairs
    Location: Faculty Conference Room- Medical School
    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    The Class of 2017 will discover where their MD careers will take them!


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UMMS researcher finds microglia contribute to end stages of Rett Syndrome

UMMS researcher finds microglia contribute to end stages of Rett Syndrome

Dorothy P. Schafer, PhD, assistant professor of neurobiology, and colleagues have discovered a possible link between microglia function and the end stages of Rett Syndrome in animal models. This finding could be therapeutically relevant in that targeting microglia in the late stages of Rett could potentially improve function and later life outcomes.

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