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  • Harr Toyota announced as presenting sponsor of UMass Cancer Walk and Run
    Community News

    Harr Toyota announced as presenting sponsor of UMass Cancer Walk and Run

    UMass Chan Medical School has announced Harr Toyota as the presenting sponsor of the 24th annual UMass Cancer Walk and Run to be held on Sunday, Oct. 2, at Polar Park. 

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  • Making smoking cessation a game increases abstinence among smokers not yet ready to quit
    Research News

    Making smoking cessation a game increases abstinence among smokers not yet ready to quit

    A study co-authored by UMass Chan Medical School researchers showed that a technology-assisted abstinence game may help smokers kick the habit. Rajani Sadasivam was principal investigator on the study.

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  • Eric Baehrecke, Jeanne Lawrence and Alan Mullen appointed to endowed chairs
    Community News

    Eric Baehrecke, Jeanne Lawrence and Alan Mullen appointed to endowed chairs

    Chancellor Michael F. Collins announced that the University’s Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of three of faculty members to endowed chairs. They join more than 60 named chairs at UMass Chan.

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  • UMass Cancer Walk and Run seeking ‘superheroes’ for Oct. 2 event at Polar Park
    Community News, Media

    UMass Cancer Walk and Run seeking ‘superheroes’ for Oct. 2 event at Polar Park

    The 24th annual UMass Cancer Walk and Run will take place on Sunday, Oct. 2, at Polar Park, with all funds raised going to pediatric and adult cancer research at UMass Chan Medical School.

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  • Job Dekker elected to National Academy of Sciences
    Research News

    Job Dekker elected to National Academy of Sciences

    UMass Chan Medical School scientist Job Dekker, PhD, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences on May 3 for his contributions to the field of genomics.

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  • PhD student Megan Honeywell receives prestigious Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral award
    Research News

    PhD student Megan Honeywell receives prestigious Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral award

    In her preliminary studies, PhD student Megan Honeywell has found that cells can trigger a cell death even when they do not have the p53 protein, the so-called “guardian of the genome.”

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