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Research in Neurology

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The Neurology Department at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has renewed its commitment to expand and invigorate research in Neurology throughout central Massachusetts and New England.

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Local Doctors Develop Vibrating Mattress To Improve Baby's Breathing

Our own Dr. David Paydarfar invented a new vibration-based prevention technology tested in a NICU reduces apneic events and improves critical clinical parameters in prematurely born infants. Watch full story below.

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Lou Gehrig brought awareness to ALS with his closely tracked decline in power hitting, from batting for home runs to singles.

Watch our Department Chair Robert H. Brown, Jr., DPhil, MD and the UMass Medical School Chancellor Michael F. Collins, MD taking on the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Clinical Care

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UMass Medical School works in conjunction with our clinical partner, UMass Memorial Medical Center. For important service and treatment information, please see their website.

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Jaime Rivera, Guangping Gao develop new genome-editing technology to model human disease

Jaime Rivera, Guangping Gao develop new genome-editing technology to model human disease

Jaime Rivera, PhD, and Guangping Gao, PhD, have developed a new technology using CRISPR/Cas9 that they believe will help other scientists model human disease more quickly and effectively than allowed by current techniques.

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