Chancellor Michael F. Collins talks about the disruption the executive order on immigration will have on biomedical research programs and physician training.
Terence R. Flotte, MD, the Celia and Isaac Haidak Professor of Medical Education, executive deputy chancellor, provost and dean of the School of Medicine, explains how modern medicine has progressed over the last several decades and increased lifespan for most people.
Robert Seifert, principal at the Center for Health Law and Economics, comments on a new study which shows that high costs limits access to health care for many.
Erik J. Sontheimer, PhD, professor in the RNA Therapeutics Institute, is quoted in a story about the patent battle over CRISPR/Cas9 technology.
Wen Xue, PhD, assistant professor in the RNA Therapeutics Institute, is quoted in a story about immunotherapy treatments for lung cancer.
Oliver J. Rando, MD, PhD, professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology, demonstrates that mice born of fathers who are habitually exposed to nicotine inherit enhanced chemical tolerance and drug clearance abilities.
Meredith Walsh, MPH, RN, GSN ’13, talks about the refugee assistance organization she co-created, Worcester Refugee Assistance Project, or WRAP.
An op-ed by Chancellor Michael F. Collins examines the disruption the executive order on immigration will have on biomedical research programs and physician training.
Patricia A. McQuilkin, MD, clinical associate professor of pediatrics, is quoted in a story about the future of the Clinton Foundation, specifically on the Clinton Health Access Initiative, which was active in Liberia during the Ebola epidemic.
Phillip D. Zamore, PhD, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, the Gretchen Stone Cook Chair of Biomedical Sciences and chair of the RNA Therapeutics Institute, discusses the possibility that plants use RNAi-like mechanisms as a defense against pathogens.
UMMS is partnering with departments of corrections in Connecticut and Rhode Island and sheriffs in Middlesex and Barnstable counties to study best practices in treating substance abuse in prisons and jails.
Warren Ferguson, MD, vice chair and professor of family medicine & community health, said UMMS is partnering with departments of corrections in Connecticut and Rhode Island and sheriffs in Middlesex and Barnstable counties to study best practices for treating substance abuse in prisons and jails.
Erik J. Sontheimer, PhD, professor in the RNA Therapeutics Institute, and Alireza Edraki, a PhD candidate in the Sontheimer lab, are quoted in a story about the impact the executive order on immigration will have on biomedical research programs that employ foreign-born nationals.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins is quoted in a story about UMMS ranking in the top 30 of U.S. medical schools receiving National Institutes of Health funding.
Shlomit Schaal, MD, PhD, chair and professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, is quoted in an article about the need to replace eye drops prescribed for glaucoma, which are costly and often administered improperly, with newer technologies to treat the disease.
Deborah L. Plummer, PhD, vice chancellor of diversity and inclusion, is quoted in an op-ed about this weekend’s protests and what may follow.
Judson A. Brewer, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, is referenced in an article about the default mode of brain function and meditation.
Alan P. Brown, MD, clinical professor of psychiatry, is using a telemedicine clinic to see patients on Martha’s Vineyard via videoconference.