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WGBH-TV’s Greater Boston: Klempner discusses promising research into a seasonal prevention for Lyme

WGBH-TV’s Greater Boston: Klempner discusses promising research into a seasonal prevention for Lyme

UMMS infectious disease expert Mark Klempner, MD, spoke with Stephanie Leydon for a segment on Greater Boston about how MassBiologics is conducting promising research into a potential new weapon in the fight against Lyme.

New Yorker: UMMS correctional mental health expert calls for greater focus on patient care in prison

New Yorker: UMMS correctional mental health expert calls for greater focus on patient care in prison

Kenneth L. Appelbaum, MD, a correctional mental health expert at UMass Medical School, says psychiatric organizations don’t pay enough attention to the challenges of their members who work in prisons, according to an article in The New Yorker.

WBUR: UMMS expert reports 57 percent increase in health care spending

WBUR: UMMS expert reports 57 percent increase in health care spending

A UMass Medical School health policy expert has found overall health care spending has increased by 57 percent since the state’s health law took effect 10 years ago, according to an article about the law’s anniversary on WBUR’s CommonHealth.

Expert’s Corner: Sharone Green to begin research into Zika virus

Expert’s Corner: Sharone Green to begin research into Zika virus

Infectious diseases expert Sharone Green, MD, is paying close attention to the suspected link between the Zika virus and microcephaly, a birth defect in which babies are born with small heads and underdeveloped brains. Dr. Green plans to research Zika in her lab and hopes to shed light on the connection. 

First-of-its-kind blog series spreads message of hope for women with postpartum depression

First-of-its-kind blog series spreads message of hope for women with postpartum depression

UMMS psychiatrist Nancy Byatt, DO, MBA, has co-developed and moderated a blog series about perinatal depression, newly launched by Care For Your Mind and the National Network of Depression Centers.

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