• Worcester Pipeline makes medical careers accessible for young people

    Educators, community leaders, students and alums who have benefited from participating in the Worcester Pipeline Collaborative educational partnership came together on April 28 to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

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  • Building a CRISPR rainbow

    CRISPRainbow, a new technology developed by scientists at UMass Medical School, allows researchers to tag and track up to seven different genomic locations in live cells. This labeling system, details of which were published in Nature Biotechnology, will be an invaluable tool for studying the structure of the genome in real time.

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  • UMMS among top 10 percent nationwide for primary care education

    The U.S. News & World Report 2017 edition of the “Best Graduate Schools” ranks UMass Medical School 16th in primary care education, among 140 medical schools and 30 schools of osteopathic medicine surveyed by weekly news magazine.

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  • UMMS Graduate School of Nursing adopts opioid conscious curriculum

    UMass Medical School announced that it is immediately incorporating into its School of Medicine curriculum specific training in support of 10 agreed-upon core competencies for the prevention and management of prescription drug misuse.

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  • UMass Medical School: An introduction

    Our mission: To advance the health and well-being of the people of the commonwealth and the world through pioneering education, research and health care delivery along with clinical partner UMass Memorial Health Care, the largest health care provider in Central Massachusetts. Find out more about UMMS here.

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Medical students teaching lifesaving hands-only CPR in local community

Medical students teaching lifesaving hands-only CPR in local community

School of Medicine students are getting out into the community to teach laypeople how to perform lifesaving hands-only CPR. They will be at the Bravehearts’ opening game on Friday, June 3, and the Multicultural Women’s Health Summit on Saturday, June 18. 

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Research

Research

UMMS scientists create new computational tool for greater understanding of metabolic network

UMMS scientists create new computational tool for greater understanding of metabolic network

Marian Walhout, PhD, and Lutfu Safak Yilmaz, PhD, present the first genome-scale reconstruction of the C. elegans metabolic network and show that scientists can use mathematical simulation to convert bacterial diet into C. elegans biomass.

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Direct Visualization of HIV-1 Replication Intermediates Shows that Capsid and CPSF6 Modulate HIV-1 Intra-nuclear Invasion and Integration
DNA-binding-domain fusions enhance the targeting range and precision of Cas9.
A separable domain of the p150 subunit of human chromatin assembly factor-1 promotes protein and chromosome associations with nucleoli
A Conserved Dopamine-Cholecystokinin Signaling Pathway Shapes Context–Dependent Caenorhabditis elegans Behavior
Education

Education

Class Oath Ceremony marks pivotal transition from classroom to clinic

Class Oath Ceremony marks pivotal transition from classroom to clinic

As they prepare to enter their clinical training years, members of the School of Medicine Class of 2018 took an oath to always put patients first and treat the whole person at the Class Oath Ceremony held at UMass Medical School on May 3. 

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Community

Community

New consortium focuses on improved training for home health aides

New consortium focuses on improved training for home health aides

The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education and UMass Medical School have formed a statewide consortium to improve training and education for direct care workers, who provide assistance to elders, people with disabilities and those with a chronic illness.

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Students

Students

Inspired by Schweitzer’s ‘reverence for life,’ Melanie Dubois looks toward career in global health

Inspired by Schweitzer’s ‘reverence for life,’ Melanie Dubois looks toward career in global health

Fourth-year medical student Melanie Dubois worked as a junior physician at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambaréné, Gabon, this spring after being selected for the highly competitive Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.

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