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.
UMMS scientists receive $1.6M in NIH funding to improve genome editing techniques
Led by Guangping Gao, PhD, and Erik Sontheimer, PhD, scientists at UMass Medical School will work to develop technology to enable safe genome editing in patients, thanks to new grant funding from the National Institutes of Health.