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  • Sharina Person honored with Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion

    Sharina Person honored with Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion

    Sharina Person, PhD, was honored with the Chancellors Award for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion at the annual tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. Keynote speaker Joan Reede, MD, MS, MPH MBA called on the medical community to move forward in values that promote diversity, equity and inclusion. 

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  • PODCAST: Marcus Ruscetti shares his research journey in cancer biology

    PODCAST: Marcus Ruscetti shares his research journey in cancer biology

    Marcus Ruscetti, PhD, resisted following in his parents scientist footsteps but ended up in a career dedicated to cancer research in and out of the lab.

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  • In new study, UMass Chan scientists induce toxicity to kill cancer cells

    In new study, UMass Chan scientists induce toxicity to kill cancer cells

    Dohoon Kim, PhD, and colleagues have shown that blocking a specific detoxifying enzyme in lung cancer cells leads to cell death, making it a viable target for drug development.

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  • Study co-authored by Jonathan Gerber shows COVID-19 vaccines reduce harmful inflammation

    Study co-authored by Jonathan Gerber shows COVID-19 vaccines reduce harmful inflammation

    Vaccination against COVID-19 was linked to reduced inflammation in response to SARS-CoV-2 infection, according to a paper co-authored by UMass Chan Medical School researcher Jonathan M. Gerber, MD.

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  • Marcus Ruscetti receives American Cancer Society award for prostate cancer research

    Marcus Ruscetti receives American Cancer Society award for prostate cancer research

    The Research Scholar Grant will support Dr. Ruscetti’s research on senescent cells and their role in tumor progression and immune suppression in prostate cancer.

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  • Phillip Zamore, Roger Davis elected to National Academy of Medicine

    Phillip Zamore, Roger Davis elected to National Academy of Medicine

    UMass Chan Medical School scientists Phillip D. Zamore, PhD, and Roger J. Davis, PhD, FRS, were elected to the National Academy of Medicine on Oct. 9 for their distinguished contributions to medicine and health.

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  • Scientific symposium celebrates Michael Green’s lasting legacy

    Scientific symposium celebrates Michael Green’s lasting legacy

    More than a dozen of Michael Green’s former colleagues, trainees and others are scheduled to speak at the symposium.

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  • Six new endowed chairs named at UMass Chan Medical School

    Six new endowed chairs named at UMass Chan Medical School

    These highly accomplished faculty members have been appointed to endowed chairs at UMass Chan Medical School: Dale L. Greiner, PhD; Danny G. Winder, PhD; Elinor K. Karlsson, PhD; Jeannette M. Wolfe, MD; J. Kevin Donahue, MD; and John E. Harris, MD, PhD’05.

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  • Milestone year for UMass Cancer Walk celebrated at Polar Park

    Milestone year for UMass Cancer Walk celebrated at Polar Park

    More than 2,000 people took part in the 25th annual UMass Cancer Walk presented by Harr Toyota at Polar Park on Sunday, Sept. 24. Participants raised more than $700,000 to support adult and pediatric cancer research and clinical trials at UMass Chan Medical School.

     

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  • For many participants, UMass Cancer Walk is personal

    For many participants, UMass Cancer Walk is personal

    The 2023 UMass Cancer Walk presented by Harr Toyota marks the 25th year of commitment to cancer research. Many participants and sponsors have a personal connection to cancer and have supported the event for years.

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