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  • UMass Medical School taking a stand in support of positive change

    In a memo to the UMass Medical School community, Chancellor Michael F. Collins and Dean Terence R. Flotte say racism is a public health crisis and outline changes underway at UMMS.

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  • UMMS Graduate School of Nursing awards 47 degrees and post-graduate certificates at Commencement 2020

    The Graduate School of Nursing celebrated Commencement 2020 on May 31. The school awarded 39 Doctors of Nursing Practice degrees; five PhD in Nursing degrees; one Master of Science in Nursing degree; and two post-graduate certificates.

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  • UMMS recognizes Class of 2020 biomedical sciences graduates in virtual Commencement ceremony

    UMass Medical School conferred 56 degrees to the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Class of 2020 in a first-of-its-kind virtual Commencement ceremony, viewed via YouTube, FaceBook and Zoom.

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  • UMass Medical School confers 135 Doctor of Medicine degrees in virtual commencement proceedings

    Virtual graduation proceedings took place months early, enabling members of the School of Medicine Class of 2020 to join the Massachusetts health care workforce immediately to help take on the unprecedented COVID-19 challenge.

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  • Chancellor Collins encourages unity as campus responds to pandemic

    In a video recorded on Monday, March 23, Chancellor Michael F. Collins is urging members of the UMass Medical School community to continue working closely together, even as many do their jobs from home.

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  • New VA outpatient clinic to be built on UMass Medical School campus in Worcester

    VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System and UMass Medical School will build a new, community-based outpatient clinic for veterans, projected to open in 2021, on the campus of UMass Medical School in Worcester.

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UMMS scientists to expand 4D nucleome research with $13 million NIH grants

UMMS scientists to expand 4D nucleome research with $13 million NIH grants

Investigators at UMass Medical School have received two, five-year grants totaling $13 million to explore how the 4D genome structure influences gene expression, cellular function, development and disease as it reshapes itself. Job Dekker, PhD, and Paul Kaufman, PhD, to investigate architecture of genome as it changes over time.

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Research

Research

UMMS study to examine how different body fat plays a role in type 2 diabetes

UMMS study to examine how different body fat plays a role in type 2 diabetes

A new four-year, $2 million grant will allow Silvia Corvera, MD, to learn more about whether the development and function of two types of fat cells differ in people with type 2 diabetes, and may help explain what causes diabetes and obesity.

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hnRNPA2B1: Fueling Antiviral Immunity from the Nucleus
Gain-of-function mutations in the UNC-2/CaV2α channel lead to excitation-dominant synaptic transmission in Caenorhabditis elegans
An order-to-disorder structural switch activates the FoxM1 transcription factor
Nucleic Acid Therapeutics for Neurological Diseases
Education

Education

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosts improv workshops for PREP, IMSD students

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosts improv workshops for PREP, IMSD students

Students in the Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program and Initiative for Maximizing Student Development of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences gathered on Zoom recently to practice their quick-thinking skills through workshops in improvisation.

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Community

Community

UMMS community members share ideas for eliminating health disparities

UMMS community members share ideas for eliminating health disparities

Members of the UMass Medical School community discussed over Zoom ideas for eliminating health disparities at the individual, institutional and community levels during the second in a series of campus conversations on diversity and inclusion.

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Students

Students

New UMMS School of Medicine grads to news media: We’re ready to serve

New UMMS School of Medicine grads to news media: We’re ready to serve

In interviews with the media, new graduates of the School of Medicine Class of 2020 say they are honored to begin serving patients and are well prepared to do so, amid the global pandemic.

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