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The Office of Communications is the official source of news and information at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. It is staffed by an outstanding team of communication professionals who are committed to telling the stories of UMMS. The OC supports and promotes the Medical School’s pioneering advances in medical education, biomedical research and innovative health care delivery and public service programs through a strategic integration of multimedia storytelling, targeted media relations and brand management. Stories highlighting people, research, accomplishments and impact of the Medical School can be seen daily at UMassMedNow, an interactive media news site, or in UMass Med magazine, published three times a year.

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New podcast: Allan Jacobson helps make sense out of nonsense mutations in genes

New podcast: Allan Jacobson helps make sense out of nonsense mutations in genes

Allan Jacobson, PhD, studies the post-transcriptional control of gene expression, focusing on the consequences and corrections of “nonsense mutations”—errors in the genetic code that serve as periods in a genetic sentence. He explains his research in a new Voices of UMassMed podcast.

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