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  • Chancellor Collins: Momentum high at UMass Chan after year of milestone accomplishments
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    Chancellor Collins: Momentum high at UMass Chan after year of milestone accomplishments

    In his annual Convocation address to the UMass Chan Medical School community on Thursday, Sept. 16, Chancellor Michael F. Collins expressed optimism for the Medical School’s ambitious future and touted the enormous momentum moving the school forward.

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  • FDA announces recommendations based on new study highlighting serial testing with rapid antigen tests
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    FDA announces recommendations based on new study highlighting serial testing with rapid antigen tests

    Findings from a new study led by UMass Chan Medical School researchers are the basis for a safety communication issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Aug. 11 regarding serial use of at-home antigen tests for COVID-19.

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  • New UMass Chan research identifies common antigens among human coronaviruses
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    New UMass Chan research identifies common antigens among human coronaviruses

    A new paper from the lab of Lawrence Stern, PhD, indicates that some of the antigens on the virus that causes COVID-19 are common across all the human coronaviruses, such as those that cause the common cold, and that one particular peptide in the virus spike protein is among the most common antigens that promote an immune response worldwide.

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  • UMass Chan BRIDGE Fund supports seven faculty projects with commercialization potential
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    UMass Chan BRIDGE Fund supports seven faculty projects with commercialization potential

    BRIDGE Innovation and Business Development at UMass Chan Medical School has awarded $2.2 million to seven faculty-led biomedical research projects.

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  • UMass Chan MD/PhD student’s published COVID-19 rapid testing research guides FDA
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    UMass Chan MD/PhD student’s published COVID-19 rapid testing research guides FDA

    Carly Herbert, an MD/PhD student at UMass Chan Medical School, is a student investigator and the first or second author named on six publications on rapid COVID-19 tests.

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  • David Harlan, MD, pictured in his lab, wearing a white lab coat, taken May 2022
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    David Harlan appointed director of JDRF Center of Excellence in New England

    David M. Harlan, MD, has been appointed as the new director of the JDRF Center of Excellence in New England. A renowned basic and clinical investigator, Dr. Harlan focuses on beta cell biology and the anti-beta cell immune response.

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  • UMass Chan infectious disease expert shares outlook on virus, vaccines and treatment
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    UMass Chan infectious disease expert shares outlook on virus, vaccines and treatment

    Infectious disease specialist Richard T. Ellison III, MD, provides updates on the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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  • Eric Baehrecke, Jeanne Lawrence and Alan Mullen appointed to endowed chairs
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    Eric Baehrecke, Jeanne Lawrence and Alan Mullen appointed to endowed chairs

    Chancellor Michael F. Collins announced that the University’s Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of three of faculty members to endowed chairs. They join more than 60 named chairs at UMass Chan.

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  • Stole ceremony celebrates diversity and unity among UMass Chan Classes of 2022
    Education News

    Stole ceremony celebrates diversity and unity among UMass Chan Classes of 2022

    Graduating UMass Chan Medical School students from paths historically underrepresented in medicine and science were ceremonially presented Kente and multicultural stoles on Friday, June 3, to wear at the 49th Commencement.

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  • Just how accurate are rapid antigen tests? Two testing experts explain the latest data
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    Just how accurate are rapid antigen tests? Two testing experts explain the latest data

    In an article written for The Conversation, Nate Hafer, PhD, and Apurv Soni, MD, PhD'21, explain the data regarding accuracy of rapid COVID tests, based on their extensive reseach as part of the RADx team.

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