Sherry Pagoto, PhD, Lori Pbert, PhD, and colleagues outline a model meant to help primary care physicians address obesity during office visits and identify patients who might require additional support in a paper published by the American Journal of Medicine.
UMass Medical School has adopted use of a standardized clinical trial agreement – the Accelerated Clinical Trial Agreement (ACTA) – to be used by each participating institution and sponsor to reduce contract negotiations for industry-sponsored, multi-center studies.
New research by UMass Medical School microbiologist Silvia Corvera, MD, and obstetrician Tiffany Moore Simas, MD, may lead to earlier diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus in pregnant women at risk for the condition, according to a Sept. 2 article in the Wall Street Journal.
Stephen C. Miller, PhD, has developed a new class of molecules that are exclusively activated by the widely pursued drug target, fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH).
Fen-Biao Gao, PhD, and colleagues have determined how the most common gene mutation in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia disrupts normal cell function by interfering with the movement of RNAs and proteins into and out of the nucleus.
UMass Medical School has received a four year renewal of its Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health. The award supports efforts by UMMS and its clinical partner, UMass Memorial, to advance clinical research.
UMass Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center has been studying visual attention in children and adolescents with intellectual or developmental disabilities to develop teaching methods to reduce the problem.
The Gene Therapy Center at UMass Medical School, a global leader in adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy, has received a $2 million endowment from the Horae Oriental Shenzhen Investment Company of Guangdong, China.
A new analysis of childhood obesity rates across public school districts in Massachusetts shows wide disparities, according to a new report from UMass Medical School and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH).
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation has named Gina V. Caldas, PhD, a 2015 Damon Runyon Fellow.