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UMass Cancer Walk turns 20 in September

UMass Cancer Walk turns 20 in September

The UMass Cancer Walk and Run will celebrate its 20th anniversary this September. Sponsors and fundraising team leaders gathered on campus on Wednesday, June 20, to meet with cancer researchers and clinicians, tour cancer research labs, and get to work on the event’s ambitious goal of raising $750,000 this year.

Asia Matthew-Onabanjo and Ashley Matthew top poster awardees at N.E. Science Symposium

Asia Matthew-Onabanjo and Ashley Matthew top poster awardees at N.E. Science Symposium

MD/PhD students Asia Matthew-Onabanjo and Ashley Matthew won first and second place Ruth and William Silen, MD Awards for poster presentations in the Cellular Biology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry or Physiology Category at the 2018 New England Science Symposium.

Gov. Baker signs Life Science Bond Bill, continuing state’s investment in biomedical research

Gov. Baker signs Life Science Bond Bill, continuing state’s investment in biomedical research

Gov. Baker signed the Life Science Bond Bill into law on Friday, June 15, re-authorizing legislation that created the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and that helped propel the commonwealth’s rise as a global leader in biomedical sciences research and development. The new legislation designates $463 million in new capital authorizations.

UMass Medical School presents 193 degrees at 45th Commencement exercises

UMass Medical School presents 193 degrees at 45th Commencement exercises

UMass Medical School bestowed 193 degrees, including three honorary degrees, at its 45th Commencement exercises under sunny skies on the campus green on Sunday, June 3.

High School science teacher inspired SOM class speaker to pursue medicine

High School science teacher inspired SOM class speaker to pursue medicine

Steven Krueger will serve as School of Medicine Class of 2018 speaker at the 45th Commencement at UMass Medical School on Sunday, June 3.

GSBS class speaker: Collaboration key to scientific discovery

GSBS class speaker: Collaboration key to scientific discovery

Class of 2018 Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences speaker Jill Moore will talk about the importance of collaboration in scientific research on Sunday, June 3, at UMass Medical School’s 45th Commencement.

Week of celebration precedes June 3 Commencement at UMass Medical School

Week of celebration precedes June 3 Commencement at UMass Medical School

With UMass Medical School’s 45th Commencement just around the corner, the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the Graduate School of Nursing will kick off four days of celebration as they honor the achievements of the students who will receive their degrees on Sunday, June 3.

GSN class speaker Amelia Nelson will improve clinical care with doctoral acumen

GSN class speaker Amelia Nelson will improve clinical care with doctoral acumen

Amelia Nelson, MS, FNP, will serve as class speaker for the Graduate School of Nursing at the 45th UMass Medical School Commencement on June 3.

Hudson Hoagland Society celebrates 33rd Annual Meeting

Hudson Hoagland Society celebrates 33rd Annual Meeting

The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Hudson Hoagland Society featured presentations by Silvia Corvera, Tiffany Moore Simas and Jason Kim, on good fat and bad fat, as well as the announcement of the 2018 Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research grant recipients.

New grand rounds series to focus on Greater Worcester public health topics

The inaugural Worcester Public Health Grand Rounds, a collaboration of the UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center and the Worcester Division of Public Health, will take place at Worcester City Hall on Thursday, May 24. The series will focus on public health topics important to the Greater Worcester community.

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