2018 HEADLINES- Archives -
John Erwin, a widely known and highly regarded government affairs leader, will join UMass Medical School in early January as vice chancellor for government relations.
The UMass Medical School Department of Public Safety’s annual Christmas toy drive netted enough toys and gift certificates to fill 10 police cruisers at a collection held Saturday, Dec. 1 at Walmart in Northborough.
Led by Guangping Gao, PhD, and Erik Sontheimer, PhD, scientists at UMass Medical School will work to develop technology to enable safe genome editing in patients, thanks to new grant funding from the National Institutes of Health.
A new Voices of UMassMed podcast in which Marty Meehan highlights his focus as president of the University of Massachusetts system is available.
UMass Medical School is again participating in the annual Worcester Public Schools Coats for Kids drive to provide new, warm outerwear to Worcester children in need.
A new student-led food pantry and resource center for UMass Medical School students was dedicated at a ceremony recognizing the contributions of those who made it possible.
Jeanne Lawrence, PhD, and Jaime Rivera, PhD, received a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development at the National Institutes of Health to test a strategy in a mouse model for silencing the extra chromosome that causes Down Syndrome.
Michael Hirsh, MD, said doctors must take an active role in addressing the rising number of gun fatalities across the United States in a new opinion piece published Nov. 28 in The Conversation.
Victor Ambros, PhD, has been elected by his peers as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Significant progress has been made in the effort to establish certified public health laboratories and safe blood collection and infection prevention and control practices in Liberia, according to David Chiriboga, MD, MPH, and colleagues, who recently provided an update work to strengthen health care services in the country.