Terence Flotte, Guangping Gao attend International Conference on Rare Diseases & Orphan Drugs in China

Terence Flotte, Guangping Gao attend International Conference on Rare Diseases & Orphan Drugs in China

Terence R. Flotte, MD, and Guangping Gao, PhD, attended the 12th Annual International Conference on Rare Diseases & Orphan Drugs (ICORD) conference in Bejing, China. 

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Research

Research

Marian Walhout receives $4.1 million outstanding investigator award from NIH

Marian Walhout receives $4.1 million outstanding investigator award from NIH

Marian Walhout, PhD, has received a 5-year, $4.1 million Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award from the National Institutes of Health to continue her study of metabolism and gene expression and how they interact.

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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

Graduate Entry Pathway pinning launches advanced practice nursing careers

Graduate Entry Pathway pinning launches advanced practice nursing careers

The Graduate School of Nursing’s annual Graduate Entry Pathway Pinning Ceremony kicked off Convocation Week at UMass Medical School on Sept. 11 when 30 doctoral students received pins symbolizing their entry into the nursing profession.

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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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