ALS at U. Massachusetts Medical School


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.

Research in Neurology

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.

Clinical Care

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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Craig Peterson receives $4.5 million outstanding investigator award from NIH

Craig Peterson receives $4.5 million outstanding investigator award from NIH

UMass Medical School scientist Craig L. Peterson, PhD, has received a five-year, $4.5 million Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institutes of Health for research that explores the role chromosome structure plays in regulating gene expression, DNA repair and DNA fidelity during cell division.

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