In his 2018 Convocation address, Chancellor Michael F. Collins noted accomplishments of the past year and awarded Chancellor’s Medals for exemplary teaching, scholarship, clinical excellence and service.
UMMS staff, students provide classroom enrichment to 27 teachers in Worcester’s North Quadrant
Thanks to the generosity of its employees and students, UMass Medical School has awarded classroom enrichment mini-grants totaling $38,000 to 27 teachers in the Worcester Public Schools North Quadrant.
UMass Medical School announces The Li Weibo (李伟波) Institute for Rare Diseases Research
A new institute for rare diseases research at UMass Medical School will build on the school’s already substantial accomplishments in the fields of gene therapy, RNA biology and RNAi technology to accelerate the development of novel therapeutics for a host of disorders.
U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, Worcester leaders support critical NIH funding for UMass Medical School
President Donald Trump’s proposal to cut 22 percent from the FY18 National Institutes of Health budget would cost UMass Medical School from $45 million to $74 million a year, Chancellor Michael F. Collins said at an Aug. 16 panel discussion on NIH funding at UMMS.
RNAi therapy mitigates preeclampsia symptoms in UMass Medical School study
A new study by Anastasia Khvorova, PhD, and Melissa Moore, PhD, at UMass Medical School and colleagues at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Western Sydney University, suggests that RNA interference therapy could be a potential strategy for the treatment of preeclampsia.