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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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Sarah Nicole Forrester, Ann Moormann awarded $2 million NCI SeroNet grant

Sarah Nicole Forrester, Ann Moormann awarded $2 million NCI SeroNet grant

Sarah Nicole Forrester, PhD, and Ann Moormann, PhD, MPH, are co-principal investigators on a new grant aimed at enhancing representation of Black and Hispanic people in SARS-CoV-2 immunology research through the use of storytelling.

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Research

Research

UMass Medical School announces participation and enrollment for vaccine trial candidate against COVID-19

UMass Medical School announces participation and enrollment for vaccine trial candidate against COVID-19

UMass Medical School is enrolling healthy volunteers to take part in a Phase II/III clinical trial testing whether a messenger RNA vaccine candidate can prevent infection with the virus that causes COVID-19.

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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

Student Spotlight: From Kolkata to Worcester, GSBS student Kasturi Biswas drawn to science of the brain

Student Spotlight: From Kolkata to Worcester, GSBS student Kasturi Biswas drawn to science of the brain

Kasturi Biswas, a PhD candidate in neurobiology, traveled from her native India to Massachusetts to study at UMass Medical School.

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Community

Community

UMMS students produce hand sanitizer for nearby hospitals amid COVID-19 pandemic

UMMS students produce hand sanitizer for nearby hospitals amid COVID-19 pandemic

As medical professionals are working to care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic and critical supplies of protective gear are running low, students in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UMass Medical School produced nearly 130 gallons of hand sanitizer to help sustain local hospitals.

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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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