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Research by Mark Johnson provides insights into origins of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus

Research by Mark Johnson provides insights into origins of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus

A UMass Medical School neurosurgery research team has unlocked a genetic component underlying a mysterious brain disorder known as idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus, a condition whose symptoms are often mistakenly attributed to other diseases or age.

Medical student Kendall Burdick examining geographic, racial disparities in access to pediatric trauma care

Medical student Kendall Burdick examining geographic, racial disparities in access to pediatric trauma care

Kendall Burdick, SOM ’23, is studying geographic and racial disparities in access to pediatric trauma care with a Medical Student Research Grant from the Emergency Medicine Foundation and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.

UMass Medical School joins JDRF Center of Excellence in New England to advance type 1 diabetes research

UMass Medical School joins JDRF Center of Excellence in New England to advance type 1 diabetes research

Five UMass Medical School scientists from the UMass Diabetes Center of Excellence are part of the JDRF Center of Excellence in New England that launched Feb. 23. The goal of the is to create a cell replacement therapy that could treat and potentially cure type 1 diabetes.

UMass Medical School launches Vaccine Corps, backed by philanthropy, to support statewide vaccine rollout

UMass Medical School launches Vaccine Corps, backed by philanthropy, to support statewide vaccine rollout

Philanthropic donations totaling $435,000 have been raised to support the Vaccine Corps launched by UMass Medical School.

UMass Medical School students among volunteers at opening of Worcester’s first large-scale vaccine site

UMass Medical School students among volunteers at opening of Worcester’s first large-scale vaccine site

Medical students Kaan Apaydin, Kara Kennedy, Alex Richard and Erica Christenson take part in the opening of Worcester’s first large-scale COVID-19 vaccination site.

Heather Lovelace working as aesthetics nurse practitioner; serves in new teaching associate position

Heather Lovelace working as aesthetics nurse practitioner; serves in new teaching associate position

Heather Lovelace, FNP-BC, RN, fourth-year DNP student in the Graduate School of Nursing, came to Massachusetts from California to earn her doctorate degree.

FDA approves Investigational New Drug Application for DNA/prime-protein boost vaccine to prevent HIV infections

FDA approves Investigational New Drug Application for DNA/prime-protein boost vaccine to prevent HIV infections

Worcester HIV Vaccine has received clearance from the FDA for its Investigational New Drug application for a novel polyvalent DNA/prime-protein boost vaccine to prevent HIV.

School of Medicine Class of 2021 students match early in competitive military and urology programs

School of Medicine Class of 2021 students match early in competitive military and urology programs

Six School of Medicine Class of 2021 students took part in early match programs and recently learned where they will begin their residencies.

Breast and prostate cancer screenings dropped during COVID-19 pandemic, UMMS study finds

Breast and prostate cancer screenings dropped during COVID-19 pandemic, UMMS study finds

Breast and prostate cancer screenings declined rapidly in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic compared with the same period a year earlier, according to a new study by UMass Medical School researchers working with Reliant Medical Group.

GSBS Diversity Interest Group promotes social justice, equity and advocacy

GSBS Diversity Interest Group promotes social justice, equity and advocacy

The GSBS Diversity Interest Group is “centered on sharing the voices of our fellow trainees and having their stories and experiences heard.”

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