National Gun Buyback Day debuts Dec. 16, as Goods for Guns expands

National Gun Buyback Day debuts Dec. 16, as Goods for Guns expands

The Goods for Guns buyback program is expanding with the launch of National Gun Buyback Day on Saturday, Dec. 16. Learn more about it in a UMass Medical School Facebook Live interview with program co-founder Michael P. Hirsh, MD, on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 3 p.m.

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Research

Research

Celia Schiffer joins collaboration to develop avian flu vaccine

Celia Schiffer joins collaboration to develop avian flu vaccine

Celia A. Schiffer, PhD, is taking part in a $5.8 million NIH-funded collaboration led by EpiVax, Inc. to develop a protective vaccine against avian flu.

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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

New Springfield campus of medical school focused on urban, rural community health

New Springfield campus of medical school focused on urban, rural community health

UMass Medical School and Baystate Health officials recently celebrated the opening of the new medical school campus in Springfield and welcomed the first class to the new PURCH track.

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Community

Community

Worcester Public Schools and UMass Medical School unveil family support services initiative

Worcester Public Schools and UMass Medical School unveil family support services initiative

UMass Medical School is stocking a school food pantry, distributing 700 backpacks filled with supplies to students and installing washers and dryers in the Worcester Public Schools, thanks to support from the Remillard Family Community Service Fund. 

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Students

Students

Women in Science: PhD candidate Yvonne Chan a ‘protein engineer’

Women in Science: PhD candidate Yvonne Chan a ‘protein engineer’

In this ‘Women in Science’ video, PhD candidate Yvonne Chan talks about her exploration of how proteins fold and maintain their three-dimensional structure.

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