Mark Klempner, MD, executive vice chancellor for MassBiologics of UMass Medical School, spoke with WBZ-TV’s Dr. Mallika Marshall for a health segment highlighting promising research under way at MassBiologics to develop a tool to prevent Lyme disease.Read more
Jeanne McKeon, PhD, and Bruno Miguel da Cruz Godinho, PhD, have each received $100,000 from the ALS Association to support research of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.Read more
C. Leon Pierce has been appointed the new director of public safety and deputy chief of police at UMass Medical School, where he was sworn in by Chief of Police John Luippold at a ceremony held on Wednesday, Nov. 9.Read more
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences honored 37 newly qualified PhD candidates with a formal ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15, marking the milestone achievement as they transition from classroom-based learning to candidacy for a doctoral degree.Read more
Springfield native and UMass Amherst graduate Andrew Dowd took a very different path to UMMS, working as a professional photographer before beginning medical training. He melded photography with his medical school experience by taking pictures of his classmates throughout the four years, culminating in publication of his hardcover book MED SCHOOL: Photographs and Stories from Inside.
The Massachusetts Facility for High-Resolution Cryo-Electron Microscopy at UMass Medical School is the first-of-its-kind facility in New England. The facility will open new windows into the world of biology with the ability to see single molecules and their dynamics and macromolecular assemblies inside cells.