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Expert’s Corner: Infectious disease expert Richard Ellison on benefits of flu vaccine

Expert’s Corner: Infectious disease expert Richard Ellison on benefits of flu vaccine

As flu season begins, the message from health care providers like UMass Medical School infectious disease expert Richard Ellison, MD, remains the same: Vaccination is the single best way to protect yourself and others from the potentially life-threatening illness.

Anthony Rothschild, colleagues warn of dangers of marijuana use among public

Anthony Rothschild, colleagues warn of dangers of marijuana use among public

Anthony Rothschild, MD, is among six UMass Medical School physicians who joined more than 40 Massachusetts doctors, scientists and researchers expressing concern over the potential dangers of marijuana use among the general public in a letter to Massachusetts lawmakers in early June.

Expert’s Corner: Michael Brehm on precision medicine in type 1 diabetes

Expert’s Corner: Michael Brehm on precision medicine in type 1 diabetes

Michael Brehm, PhD, and colleagues at UMass Medical School are working to bring precision medicine to patients with type 1 diabetes, developing a model system that allows scientists to better understand the autoimmune disease. Learn more in this Expert’s Corner video.

LISTEN: Justin Maykel discusses importance of early colorectal cancer screening

LISTEN: Justin Maykel discusses importance of early colorectal cancer screening

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Justin Maykel, MD, has an important message for the public: Get your colonoscopy as early as possible.

LISTEN: New developments in depression research with Anthony Rothschild

LISTEN: New developments in depression research with Anthony Rothschild

Anthony Rothschild, MD, explains the latest developments into the use of Esketamine for treatment-resistant depression in a new episode of the podcast Voices of UMassMed

Study considers ways to integrate oral health into geriatric fellowship training

Study considers ways to integrate oral health into geriatric fellowship training

A national study co-authored by Hugh Silk, MD, has found that geriatric medical fellowship programs provide little oral health training for doctors who will provide care to the growing older adult population.