UMass Medical School recognized with national award for opioid safe-prescribing curriculum

UMass Medical School recognized with national award for opioid safe-prescribing curriculum

UMass Medical School has been selected as one of four recipients of the Association of American Medical Colleges Curricular Innovation Award for its Opioid Safe-prescribing Training Immersion program.

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Research

Research

Raziel Rojas-Rodriguez studies adipose tissue function in metabolism during pregnancy

Raziel Rojas-Rodriguez studies adipose tissue function in metabolism during pregnancy

Raziel Rojas-Rodriguez, a PhD candidate in the Program in Molecular Medicine, is studying how adipose tissue expansion during pregnancy is related to metabolic health. Learn more about her research in this Women in Science video. 

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Therapeutic genome editing by combined viral and non-viral delivery of CRISPR system components in vivo
Epigenetic characteristics of the mitotic chromosome in 1D and 3D
Bacterial Metabolism Affects the C. elegans Response to Cancer Chemotherapeutics
Microsatellite Expansion Diseases: Repeat Toxicity Found in Translation
Education

Education

SOM student Amanda Whitehouse to chair American Medical Association standing committee

SOM student Amanda Whitehouse to chair American Medical Association standing committee

Second-year School of Medicine student Amanda Whitehouse has been selected as the new chair of American Medical Association’s Membership Engagement and Recruitment Committee.

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Community

Community

Luanne Thorndyke receives medical society’s Woman Physician Leadership Award

Luanne Thorndyke receives medical society’s Woman Physician Leadership Award

Luanne E. Thorndyke, MD, has received the Massachusetts Medical Society’s Woman Physician Leadership Award. The honor recognizes outstanding leadership and contributions to patients and the medical profession by a woman physician.

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Students

Students

Grant expands opportunities for underrepresented students in biomedical sciences to pursue graduate study

Grant expands opportunities for underrepresented students in biomedical sciences to pursue graduate study

A new, $1.4 million National Institutes of Health grant is funding an expansion of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Pathway to Graduate Studies program. Brian Lewis, PhD, is co-investigator on the grant.

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