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Gang Han optogenetic research named a top paper of 2019 by Cell

Gang Han optogenetic research named a top paper of 2019 by Cell

Research by Gang Han, PhD, was highlighted among the top articles published by Cell in 2019. The article explores how Dr. Han developed technology to give night vision to mammals through a simple injection.

MLK Semester of Service awardees will address local health and education needs

MLK Semester of Service awardees will address local health and education needs

Four teams of UMass Medical School students that have been awarded Martin Luther King Jr. Semester of Service Awards will help improve access to cervical cancer screening, train youth in a lifesaving emergency intervention, integrate medical health records into free medical care and expand tutoring opportunities for high school students.

Dorothy Schafer lab shows gene therapy protection of eyesight in models of multiple sclerosis

Dorothy Schafer lab shows gene therapy protection of eyesight in models of multiple sclerosis

New research by Dorothy Schafer, PhD, reveals the molecular process in which synaptic connections in the brain are damaged in multiple sclerosis and how it contributes to neurodegenerative symptoms. The paper also shows how gene therapy may be used to preserve neural circuits.

BaccMD Pathway Program illuminates path to medical school

BaccMD Pathway Program illuminates path to medical school

Third-year School of Medicine student Monica Tawadros came to UMass Medical School by way of the Baccalaureate MD Pathway Program. She is one of 10 students currently enrolled through the program. Learn more about the pathway in this video.