John E. Harris, MD, PhD, and colleagues have made a promising discovery that could lead to therapies for vitiligo with longer-lasting effects, according to new research published in Science Translational Medicine on July 18.
The Irving S. and Betty Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute at UMass Medical School, focused on the comprehensive study of the brain and behavior, was recently rededicated after being relocated to the Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building.
Jaime Rivera, PhD, and Guangping Gao, PhD, have developed a new technology using CRISPR/Cas9 that they believe will help other scientists model human disease more quickly and effectively than allowed by current techniques.
Ishani Dasgupta, PhD, a postdoc in the lab of Dannel McCollum, PhD, is a cell biologist interested in how cells communicate with each other. Learn more about her research in this Women in Science video.
UMass Medical School vitiligo expert John Harris, MD, PhD, raised awareness and addressed misconceptions about the skin condition vitiligo in an interview with Mallika Marshall of WBZ-TV.
More than 350 academic, biotechnology and industry leaders will converge on the Albert Sherman Center at UMass Medical School on June 28 and 29 for the RNA Therapeutics Institute’s inaugural conference and symposium, “RNA Therapeutics: From Base Pairs to Bedside.”
UMMS researchers are trying to understand how an anti-inflammatory diet already shown to help inflammatory bowel disease patients works. The Worcester Telegram & Gazette talked to them about what they are hoping to learn from a clinical trial now underway.
In 2018-2019, the Riccio Fund for Neuroscience, funded by a gift from Diane M. Riccio, PhD, GSBS ’03, and her husband, Dan, will support four $50,000 seed grants in the neurosciences.
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.
As UMass Medical School prepares to host the World Vitiligo Day Conference from June 22 to 24, John Harris, MD, PhD, director of the Vitiligo Clinic and Research Center, explained the common skin condition in a FaceBook Live interview.