Worcester Tech students credit UMMS support as key to biotech career path

Worcester Tech students credit UMMS support as key to biotech career path

Worcester Public School officials, the city manager and students thanked UMass Medical School on Tuesday, May 15, for an $875,000 donation that has enabled the biomedical and health program to thrive at Worcester Technical High School.

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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

Medical student Charles Nessralla honored as one of ‘29 Who Shine’

Medical student Charles Nessralla honored as one of ‘29 Who Shine’

Charles “C.J.” Nessralla, SOM ’18, has been named one of the “29 Who Shine” in the commonwealth’s public higher education system. Gov. Charlie Baker and Massachusetts higher education officials will honor Nessralla and his peers at a State House ceremony on Friday, May 4.

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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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