The 2016 Annual Meeting of the Hudson Hoagland Society focused on the science of addiction, featuring UMMS faculty Andrew Tapper, PhD; Amy Wachholtz, PhD; and Judson Brewer, MD, PhD.
UMass Medical School scientist Miguel Sena-Esteves, PhD, explained to the Washington Post how a rare breed of ancient sheep called Jacob has played a key role in research into Tay-Sachs disease, a neurodegenerative disorder that attacks newborns.
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has approved a $6.4 million funding award for Patricia Franklin, MD, MBA, MPH, to develop a web-based tool that will better inform osteoarthritis patients seeking optimal knee and hip care.
Marian Walhout, PhD, and Lutfu Safak Yilmaz, PhD, present the first genome-scale reconstruction of the C. elegans metabolic network and show that scientists can use mathematical simulation to convert bacterial diet into C. elegans biomass.
Pierre Chambon, MD, founder of the Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cell Biology in Strasbourg, France and an internationally prominent biomedical researcher, was named the recipient of the Gregory Pincus Medal by UMass Medical School.
Postmenopausal women with newly diagnosed diabetes have a significantly increased risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease whether or not they take statin drugs, according to a new study led by researchers at UMMS and published in the European Journal of Epidemiology.
UMMS neuroscientist Kristina Deligiannidis, MD, and her patient Ashley Poniros were interviewed for a health segment with Dr. Mallika Marshall of WBZ-TV about a new international study aimed at determining whether a woman’s DNA impacts her risk for peripartum depression.
Scientists at UMass Medical School are applying discoveries they’ve made in understanding how cytomegalovirus (CMV) causes microcephaly to new research into Zika virus.
Career development is a critical component of a biomedical research education and must be included in a program of study, according to an interview with Cynthia Fuhrmann, PhD, in the May issue of The Scientist.
Victor R. Ambros, PhD, has been awarded the 21st annual March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology, an honor presented to investigators whose research has profoundly advanced the science that underlies the understanding of birth defects.