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2022 Press Releases

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PTC Therapeutics announces European Commission marketing authorization for Upstaza

PTC Therapeutics announces European Commission marketing authorization for Upstaza

MassBiologics provided contract manufacturing, process development and registration support in partnership with PTC Therapeutics, Inc.

Turning muscle into a protein factory for gene therapy treatments

Turning muscle into a protein factory for gene therapy treatments

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and UMass Chan Medical School mapped the expression and maturation of the protein alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) with unprecedented clarity. UMass Chan gene therapy pioneer Terence R. Flotte, MD, is a co-author on the paper.

Panel calls out health and medical education impacts of overturning Roe v. Wade

Panel calls out health and medical education impacts of overturning Roe v. Wade

A panel of UMass Chan Medical School obstetrics and gynecology faculty and a lawyer representing its clinical partner discussed the ramifications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which overturned nearly 50 years of constitutionally protected abortion.

UMass Chan Community Garden hitting food insecurity at home head-on

UMass Chan Community Garden hitting food insecurity at home head-on

The UMass Chan Community Garden gives student volunteers the opportunity to tackle food insecurity and prevent chronic disease through diet.

New UMass Chan research identifies common antigens among human coronaviruses

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.

UMass Chan BRIDGE Fund supports seven faculty projects with commercialization potential

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.

Remillard Family Community Fund announces recipients of grants to improve local health

Remillard Family Community Fund announces recipients of grants to improve local health

Ten grants will fund collaborations led by UMass Chan Medical School faculty, students and community partners that have the potential to improve the health of Central Massachusetts residents, particularly those who are economically or educationally disadvantaged or underrepresented.

Collaborative effort led by Marian Walhout spotlights worms as model for personalized medicine

Collaborative effort led by Marian Walhout spotlights worms as model for personalized medicine

UMass Chan researcher Marian Walhout, PhD, along with collaborators at Northwestern and Cornell, have developed an animal model system to interrogate individual differences in metabolism.

Aspiring doctors expand horizons with Summer Enrichment Program at UMass Chan

Aspiring doctors expand horizons with Summer Enrichment Program at UMass Chan

Thirty-nine students completed the 2022 Summer Enrichment/BaccMD Program, an intensive immersion program aimed to help college undergraduates from underserved and underrepresented backgrounds who want to become physicians improve their qualifications and competitive standing for admission.

David Harlan appointed director of JDRF Center of Excellence in New England

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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