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UMass Medical School hosts 13th annual Central Massachusetts Brain Bee

UMass Medical School hosts 13th annual Central Massachusetts Brain Bee

Arlington Catholic High School junior Petra Dujmic won the 13th annual Central Massachusetts Brain Bee, hosted by the Department of Psychiatry at UMass Medical School on Feb. 9.

Women in Science: MD/PhD candidate Rachel Stamateris focused on novel diabetes approach

Women in Science: MD/PhD candidate Rachel Stamateris focused on novel diabetes approach

As the diabetes epidemic continues to grow, researchers are redoubling their efforts to understand the mechanisms that cause the disease. Learn about how MD/PhD candidate Rachel Stamateris is studying the disease in this Women in Science video.

Rett Syndrome Research Trust provides $2.7 million in new funding for research

Rett Syndrome Research Trust provides $2.7 million in new funding for research

Jonathan Watts, PhD, and colleagues are advancing research to repair the disease-causing gene mutations in Rett syndrome thanks to $2.7 million in new funding from the Rett Syndrome Research Trust.

Paulo Martins receives second award for accomplishments in liver transplant research

Paulo Martins receives second award for accomplishments in liver transplant research

The American Society of Transplant Surgeons has recognized Paulo N. Martins, MD, PhD, with the 2019 Veloxis Rising Stars in Transplantation Surgery Award for his research of transplant immunobiology.

WJAR-TV/NBC 10 goes inside Silvia Corvera’s ‘fat lab’

WJAR-TV/NBC 10 goes inside Silvia Corvera’s ‘fat lab’

In a health report from WJAR-TV/NBC 10 of Providence, reporter Barbara Morse Silva explains research by Silvia Corvera, MD, into transforming white fat into beige to harness its ability to burn energy, accelerate metabolism and fight disease.

UMass Medical School announces 2019 Commencement speaker, honorary degree recipients

UMass Medical School announces 2019 Commencement speaker, honorary degree recipients

The 46th Commencement Exercises on Sunday, June 2, will recognize the accomplishments of Darrell G. Kirch, MD, president and chief executive officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges; Susan Coghlin Mailman, owner of Worcester’s Coghlin Electrical Contractors, Inc.; and Richard P. Kennedy, president of the Angel Fund for ALS Research.

Remembering Through Service: 31st Annual Tribute to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Remembering Through Service: 31st Annual Tribute to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

At the 31st annual tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., three MLK Semester of Service awards for student-led community service projects were recognized and the Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence in Civility and Diversity was presented.

Lori Pbert appointed to United States Preventive Services Task Force

Lori Pbert appointed to United States Preventive Services Task Force

Lori Pbert, PhD, has been appointed a member of the United States Preventive Services Task Force, an independent, volunteer panel of national experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine that works to improve the health of all Americans.

2019 MLK Semester of Service Student Awards support community service initiatives

2019 MLK Semester of Service Student Awards support community service initiatives

The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Semester of Service Award student projects will be recognized at UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. tribute on Jan. 28. 

Susanne Muehlschlegel dedicated to helping families of patients with severe acute brain-injury

Susanne Muehlschlegel dedicated to helping families of patients with severe acute brain-injury

Susanne Muehlschlegel, MD, MPH, explains her research into improving goals-of-care decisions for severe acute brain-injured patients, in this Women in Science video.

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