Chancellor Michael F. Collins and UMass Medical School employees joined dozens of volunteers at Veterans Inc. in Worcester on Tuesday, Nov. 21, distributing full turkey dinners to hundreds of veterans
The Worcester District Medical Society has honored two UMass Medical School faculty members. Julia Johnson, MD, received the President’s Award and Giles Whalen, MD, accepted the Career Achievement Award.
Jim Glasheen, PhD, a prominent venture capitalist in the biopharmaceutical, medical technology and patient-centered health fields, will join UMass Medical School on Dec. 4 as the executive vice chancellor for innovation & business development.
In this expert’s corner video, David Harlan, MD, explains cutting-edge research at UMass Medical School that allows scientists to better understand how the immune system attacks insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, leading to diabetes.
With an $11 million, 5-year program project grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Christopher M. Sassetti, PhD, and an international team of researchers will study the underlying biology of tuberculosis.
A new study co-authored by Guillaume Poirier, PhD, of the Center for Comparative Neuroimaging finds that menthol administered with nicotine alters connectivity patterns in an area of the brain associated with drug reward and addiction and results in behavioral changes.
Family medicine faculty Ronald Adler, MD, and Frank Domino, MD, will counsel patients about lifestyle modifications as well as medication to manage blood pressure and reduce cardiovascular disease risk rather than striving to achieve a set point for all, despite new guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
Dean Terence R. Flotte served as senior author on a call to action published in Academic Medicine, titled, “It is time for zero tolerance for sexual harassment in academic medicine.”
UMass Medical School is providing flu shots to faculty, staff and students, free of charge, at on-campus clinics throughout November.
The 19th annual UMass Medicine Cancer Walk & Run surpassed its fundraising goal, bringing in $560,000 to support cancer research and treatment at UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center.