Youth nicotine addiction expert Joseph DiFranza comments on the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control’s National Youth Tobacco Survey that e-cigarette use among middle and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014.
Peter Chai, MD, fellow in medical toxicology at UMMS, explains the benefits of using Google Glass in an emergency room in an April 17 Telegram & Gazette story.
An advanced smartphone application developed at Worcester Polytechnic Institute to help people with diabetes better manage their weight and blood sugar level and assess the status of chronic foot ulcers, is entering a pilot clinical study at UMass Medical School.
Researchers from the UMass Center for Microbiome Research participated in a Twitter chat Thursday, April 9, to answers questions related to the microbiome and health.
UMass Medical School researchers are using CRISPR/Cas9, a powerful gene editing tool, to develop a novel technology that can potentially cut the DNA of the latent HIV virus out of an infected cell.
Vanni Bucci, PhD, from UMass Dartmouth, is collaborating with colleagues in the UMass Center for Microbiome Research to sequence the intestinal microbiome with the goal of targeting treatments for specific enteric diseases and prototyping probiotic cocktails that could be used as a substitute for antibiotic treatment.
Based on the success of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Anti-Inflammatory Diet, Barbara Olendzki is collaborating with colleagues in the UMass Center for Microbiome Research to uncover how exactly this diet affects gut bacteria.
A novel molecule designed by scientists at UMass Medical School and the University of Virginia inhibits progression of a hard-to-treat form of recurring acute myeloid leukemia in patient tissue.
UMMS scientists Thoru Pederson, PhD, and Hanhui Ma, PhD, have developed multicolored versions of CRISPR/Cas9 for finding and mapping chromosomal loci.
Gregory Pazour, PhD, received the 2015 Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement in the Understanding of Polycystic Kidney Disease, for his discovery of the role cilia dysfunction plays in the disease.