2019 Top Story- Archives -
All members of the UMass Medical School community are invited to celebrate excellence in teaching and mentorship at the 21st annual Educational Recognition Awards and Last Lecture on Thursday, April 25 in the Albert Sherman Center Auditorium beginning at 4 p.m.
Biomedical sciences career development expert Cynthia Fuhrmann, PhD, discusses her own pioneering career in this latest Women in Science video.
Raúl Padrón, PhD, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences as a foreign associate and will be honored at the 156th Annual Meeting, April 27-30, in Washington, D.C.
Paul L. Greer, PhD, is one of 15 young scientists in the chemical and biological sciences who have been named 2019 Searle Scholars.
Scot A. Wolfe, PhD, and Charles P. Emerson Jr., PhD, discovered a “reset button” for disease-causing genetic microduplications using CRISPR gene editing and a rare, innate DNA repair mechanism.
A new mentoring program launched by School of Medicine students pairs third- and fourth-year students with their less experienced first- and second-year counterparts to help navigate the rigorous path to becoming a doctor.
UMass Medical School, Dana Farber/Boston Children’s researchers optimize gene editing for sickle cell disease
Researchers at UMass Medical School and Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center have developed a strategy to treat two of the most common inherited blood diseases—sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia—applying CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing to a patient's own blood stem cells.
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has named Caterina Strambio De Castillia, PhD, a CZI Imaging Scientist and awarded more than $1 million in grant funding for her research into microscopic imaging.
The School of Medicine Class of 2019 celebrated the residency matches of 125 students on Friday, March 15, with family, friends, students and faculty.
UMass Medical School received the DeWitt C. Baldwin Jr. Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and the Arnold P. Gold Foundation for being an “exemplar of humanistic and respectful environments for graduate medical education.” UMass Memorial Health Care serves as the clinical partner of UMMS.