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Michael Volkert and Jonathan Watts awarded BRIDGE grants for innovative research

Michael Volkert and Jonathan Watts awarded BRIDGE grants for innovative research

Two UMass Medical School scientists have been awarded grants from the school’s BRIDGE Fund to advance discoveries into potentially viable commercial therapies for childhood asthma and eye diseases.

Sally Kent named Fuller Foundation Term Chair in Diabetes

Sally Kent named Fuller Foundation Term Chair in Diabetes

Sally C. Kent, PhD, associate professor of medicine in the Diabetes Center of Excellence, has been named the George F. and Sybil H. Fuller Foundation Term Chair in Diabetes. Dr. Kent studies autoimmune response in type 1 diabetes. 

UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Medical Center 11th annual Winter Ball raises more than $1.3 million

UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Medical Center 11th annual Winter Ball raises more than $1.3 million

The 11th annual Winter Ball raised more than $1.3 million to help support the clinical care, education and biomedical research missions of UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center.

New UMMS members inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

New UMMS members inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Twenty-three School of Medicine students, four faculty members, six house staff and three alumni were inducted into the UMMS Delta Massachusetts Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society on Wednesday, Nov. 20.

Humanism in medicine is paramount, says Chancellor Collins in new TEDx Talk

Humanism in medicine is paramount, says Chancellor Collins in new TEDx Talk

As modern medicine continues to rapidly improve through technological advancements, Chancellor Michael F. Collins is urging caregivers to remain committed to compassionate care, in a new TEDx Talk.

MassBiologics founded 125 years ago to protect public health

MassBiologics founded 125 years ago to protect public health

MassBiologics of UMass Medical School works to improve public health through applied research, development and production of biologic products, including vaccines, plasma derivatives and most recently, monoclonal antibodies.

Expert’s Corner: Infectious disease expert Richard Ellison on benefits of flu vaccine

Expert’s Corner: Infectious disease expert Richard Ellison on benefits of flu vaccine

As flu season begins, the message from health care providers like UMass Medical School infectious disease expert Richard Ellison, MD, remains the same: Vaccination is the single best way to protect yourself and others from the potentially life-threatening illness.

Melissa Fischer makes her mark in medical education

Melissa Fischer makes her mark in medical education

Melissa Fischer, MD, MEd, is as passionate about teaching medicine as she is about practicing it. At UMass Medical School, she is shaping how generations of physicians are trained.

State-of-the-art UMMS Cryo Electron Microscopy Core Facility growing, expanding its reach

State-of-the-art UMMS Cryo Electron Microscopy Core Facility growing, expanding its reach

The Cryo Electron Microscopy Core Facility at UMass Medical School has trained hundreds of scientists, analyzed thousands of samples, and is expanding with new equipment, new users and a broader vision for how the state-of-the-art facility can advance biomedical research.

UMass Medical School study finds snow sport injuries differ by age

UMass Medical School study finds snow sport injuries differ by age

A new study from UMass Medical School finds that younger children participating in snow sports are more likely to suffer severe head and facial injuries, while older kids and teens sustain more internal abdominal traumas.

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