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NexDine grand opening at Sherman Center Café is March 4

NexDine grand opening at Sherman Center Café is March 4

New Sherman Center Café food services provider NexDine will host a grand opening on March 4.

Diet drinks may be associated with strokes among postmenopausal women

Diet drinks may be associated with strokes among postmenopausal women

A new American Heart Association study, co-authored by Brian Silver, MD, finds that among postmenopausal women, drinking multiple diet drinks daily was associated with an increased risk of stroke caused by a blocked artery, especially small arteries.

Roger Davis to chair Program in Molecular Medicine

Roger Davis to chair Program in Molecular Medicine

Roger J. Davis, PhD, FRS, has accepted the position of chair of the Program in Molecular Medicine, succeeding Michael P. Czech, PhD, the founding chair.

UMass Medical School hosts 13th annual Central Massachusetts Brain Bee

UMass Medical School hosts 13th annual Central Massachusetts Brain Bee

Arlington Catholic High School junior Petra Dujmic won the 13th annual Central Massachusetts Brain Bee, hosted by the Department of Psychiatry at UMass Medical School on Feb. 9.

UMMS marks Solidarity Week for Compassionate Patient Care

UMMS marks Solidarity Week for Compassionate Patient Care

The UMMS chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society will conduct advocacy and awareness activities funded by the award during the society’s Solidarity Week for Compassionate Patient Care.

Study considers ways to integrate oral health into geriatric fellowship training

Study considers ways to integrate oral health into geriatric fellowship training

A national study co-authored by Hugh Silk, MD, has found that geriatric medical fellowship programs provide little oral health training for doctors who will provide care to the growing older adult population.

Women in Science: MD/PhD candidate Rachel Stamateris focused on novel diabetes approach

Women in Science: MD/PhD candidate Rachel Stamateris focused on novel diabetes approach

As the diabetes epidemic continues to grow, researchers are redoubling their efforts to understand the mechanisms that cause the disease. Learn about how MD/PhD candidate Rachel Stamateris is studying the disease in this Women in Science video.

Michael Green named vice provost for strategic research initiatives

Michael Green named vice provost for strategic research initiatives

UMass Medical School has created the role of vice provost for strategic research initiatives and named Michael R. Green, MD, PhD, to the post.

UMass Medical School hosts high school Brain Bee on Saturday

UMass Medical School hosts high school Brain Bee on Saturday

The 13th annual Central Massachusetts Regional Brain Bee will take place on Saturday, Feb. 9, at UMass Medical School. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences students Devyn Oliver and Monika Chitre have been tutoring Worcester Technical High School students in preparation for the competition.

Medical student John-Marc Austin awarded grant to improve LGBTQ+ health care curriculum

Medical student John-Marc Austin awarded grant to improve LGBTQ+ health care curriculum

School of Medicine student John-Marc Austin has been awarded a LGBTQ+ health disparities grant from the Massachusetts Medical Society to develop curriculum materials supporting comprehensive, accurate, nonbiased information about LGBTQ+ health and health care.

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