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  • Phase I clinical trial of Moderna mRNA vaccine for Epstein-Barr virus starting at UMass Chan
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    Phase I clinical trial of Moderna mRNA vaccine for Epstein-Barr virus starting at UMass Chan

    UMass Chan Medical School researchers are embarking on a clinical trial of an mRNA vaccine by Moderna against the Epstein-Barr virus, a common cause of infectious mononucleosis. Katherine Luzuriaga, MD, is principal investigator for the study at UMass Chan.

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  • UMass Cancer Walk and Run chosen as best local fundraiser event by WBJ readers
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    UMass Cancer Walk and Run chosen as best local fundraiser event by WBJ readers

    Worcester Business Journal readers have chosen the UMass Cancer Walk and Run as the best nonprofit fundraiser event in Central Massachusetts.

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  • Ann Moormann elected a fellow of the African Academy of Sciences
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    Ann Moormann elected a fellow of the African Academy of Sciences

    Ann Moormann, PhD, MPH, is recognized for outstanding contributions to the development of science and career advancement of scientists in Africa.

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  • Top story: UMass Medical School researchers to start trial of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in teens
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    Top story: UMass Medical School researchers to start trial of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in teens

    UMass Medical School researchers are about to start enrolling adolescents ages 12 through 17 in a clinical trial to test the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine made by Moderna. (Originally published on Jan. 26, 2021)

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  • Top story: Preventative shot for Lyme disease, developed at UMass Medical School, enters clinical trial
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    Top story: Preventative shot for Lyme disease, developed at UMass Medical School, enters clinical trial

    Lyme PrEP, a seasonal shot to prevent Lyme disease developed by MassBiologics at UMass Medical School, has begun enrolling volunteers to evaluate the safety and pharmacology of the treatment. (Originally published on Fed. 24, 2021)

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  • Early use of convalescent plasma treatment for COVID-19 helps avoid hospitalization
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    Early use of convalescent plasma treatment for COVID-19 helps avoid hospitalization

    Results of a clinical trial led by Jonathan M. Gerber, MD, suggest that early use of convalescent plasma treatment for COVID-19 helps avoid hospitalization.

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  • Zaida Ramirez-Ortiz awarded Lupus Innovation Award for cell research in lupus
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    Zaida Ramirez-Ortiz awarded Lupus Innovation Award for cell research in lupus

    Zaida Ramirez-Ortiz, PhD’11, received a 2021 Lupus Innovation Award by the Lupus Research Alliance for her work probing an underlying mechanism of lupus.

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  • Moderna COVID-19 booster clinical trial starting at UMass Chan
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    Moderna COVID-19 booster clinical trial starting at UMass Chan

    UMass Chan Medical School researchers are starting a Phase II clinical trial of Moderna COVID-19 mRNA vaccine boosters in adults. The study comes as scientists chase the continuous emergence of new SARS-CoV-2 virus variants. 

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  • UMass Cancer Center funds five UMass Chan research projects
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    UMass Cancer Center funds five UMass Chan research projects

    The UMass Cancer Center Pilot Project Program has awarded seed grants to five UMass Chan Medical School research projects to enable investigators to gather pilot data for external cancer-focused funding.

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  • LISTEN: What does it take to persuade people to get vaccinated against COVID-19?
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    LISTEN: What does it take to persuade people to get vaccinated against COVID-19?

    In a new Voices of UMass Chan podcast, two UMass Chan Medical School researchers who have been tracking vaccine acceptance since the COVID-19 pandemic, share reliable advice based on their findings.

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