Hudson Hoagland Society celebrates 33rd Annual Meeting

Hudson Hoagland Society celebrates 33rd Annual Meeting

The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Hudson Hoagland Society featured presentations by Silvia Corvera, Tiffany Moore Simas and Jason Kim, on good fat and bad fat, as well as the announcement of the 2018 Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research grant recipients.

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Research

Research

UMass Medical School HIV vaccine to be tested in new Phase I trial

UMass Medical School HIV vaccine to be tested in new Phase I trial

A Phase I clinical trial testing the safety of vaccines that might have the potential to prevent HIV infection will begin this month at four sites in the United States, marking the latest step in a three-decade quest by UMass Medical School’s Shan Lu, MD, PhD, to harness the power of DNA vaccines. 

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Therapeutic genome editing by combined viral and non-viral delivery of CRISPR system components in vivo
Epigenetic characteristics of the mitotic chromosome in 1D and 3D
Bacterial Metabolism Affects the C. elegans Response to Cancer Chemotherapeutics
Microsatellite Expansion Diseases: Repeat Toxicity Found in Translation
Education

Education

Susan Hou receives second annual Distinguished Alumnus Service Award

Susan Hou receives second annual Distinguished Alumnus Service Award

Susan Hou, MD, SOM ’75, accepted the second annual Distinguished Alumnus Service Award from the UMMS Alumni Association during Reunion 2018 at UMass Medical School for her extraordinary contributions to health care at home and abroad.

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Community

Community

Luanne Thorndyke receives medical society’s Woman Physician Leadership Award

Luanne Thorndyke receives medical society’s Woman Physician Leadership Award

Luanne E. Thorndyke, MD, has received the Massachusetts Medical Society’s Woman Physician Leadership Award. The honor recognizes outstanding leadership and contributions to patients and the medical profession by a woman physician.

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Students

Students

Grant expands opportunities for underrepresented students in biomedical sciences to pursue graduate study

Grant expands opportunities for underrepresented students in biomedical sciences to pursue graduate study

A new, $1.4 million National Institutes of Health grant is funding an expansion of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Pathway to Graduate Studies program. Brian Lewis, PhD, is co-investigator on the grant.

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