Dohoon Kim, PhD, was named a 2017 Suh Kyungbae Science Foundation Young Investigator Award recipient. The accompanying $2 million, five-year grant will support research into changes in metabolic pathways that support cancer cells.
UMass Medical School infectious disease and immunology physician-scientist Jennifer Wang, MD, and colleagues are searching for ways to better treat and prevent infection by the virus, according to reports in local media.
The Genetics Society of America has named Job Dekker, PhD, the recipient of the 2018 Edward Novitski Prize for his “extraordinary level of creativity and intellectual ingenuity in the solution of significant problems in genetics research.”
In this Expert’s Corner Q&A, infectious disease specialist, immunologist and hospital physician Jennifer Wang, MD, discusses the scientific underpinnings of a severe flu season, and the innovative research she and colleagues are conducting to find better means of treatment and prevention.
Erica Ollmann Saphire, PhD, of the Scripps Research Institute, will present the 18th annual Fredric S. Fay Memorial Lecture, Antibodies against Ebola and Lassa: A Global Collaboration, on Tuesday, Jan. 30, at 3 p.m. in the Albert Sherman Center Auditorium.
Job Dekker, PhD, led an interdisciplinary team of researchers in unraveling how chromosomes are packaged into their iconic X-shape during cell division. Their research was published today in the journal Science.
Kimberly Fisher, MD, and Susanne Muehlschlegel, MD, MPH, will identify effective strategies for improving care transitions from the hospital to home with the UMass Memorial Medical Group’s inaugural Prize for Academic Collaboration Excellence.
Scientists at UMass Medical School and the University of Utah discovered a new form of cellular communication in the nervous system, according to two new papers published in the journal Cell. Vivian Budnik, PhD, and Travis Thomson, PhD, served as co-corresponding authors of the UMMS paper.
A new web-based tool developed at UMass Medical School helps patients with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip decide if and when to proceed with total joint replacement surgery by comparing the individual’s pain and function with nationwide population data.
MassBiologics of UMass Medical School has received a $2 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop an oral treatment for enteric (gastrointestinal) diarrheal infections, a leading cause of death for children in the developing world.