UMass Medical School alumni and internal medicine/pediatrics residents Emily Chen, MD, and Emily Levoy, MD, have been awarded a Back to Bedside grant from the American Council of Graduate Medical Education to implement their mindfulness intitiave for daily rounds.
The Goods for Guns buyback program is expanding with the launch of National Gun Buyback Day on Saturday, Dec. 16. Learn more about it in a UMass Medical School Facebook Live interview with program co-founder Michael P. Hirsh, MD, on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 3 p.m.
Guangping Gao, PhD, a global leader in the field of adeno-associated virus gene therapy, has been named a 2017 fellow by the National Academy of Inventors.
In this Women in Science video, Clare M. Smith, PhD, a postdoc in the Sassetti lab, talks about her research into the genetic basis for susceptibility to the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
The Winter Ball, the premier fundraising gala supporting the mission of the academic health sciences center comprising UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center, raised more than $1.4 million, a new gala record. More than $500K of that total will support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
A study by Craig J. Ceol, PhD, has revealed that a protein called GDF6, active during early embryo development, plays a primary role in metastatic melanoma. The study was published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
UMass Medical School students conducted a survey that found 86 percent of Worcester adults surveyed—including 72 percent of those surveyed who smoke—believe flavored tobacco products should be sold only in adult establishments. They will present their findings at the Worcester Board of Health.
Celia A. Schiffer, PhD, is taking part in a $5.8 million NIH-funded collaboration led by EpiVax, Inc. to develop a protective vaccine against avian flu.
UMass Medical School and Baystate Health officials recently celebrated the opening of the new medical school campus in Springfield and welcomed the first class to the new PURCH track.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins and UMass Medical School employees joined dozens of volunteers at Veterans Inc. in Worcester on Tuesday, Nov. 21, distributing full turkey dinners to hundreds of veterans