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Clare Smith examines role of genetics in tuberculosis infection

Clare Smith examines role of genetics in tuberculosis infection

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

Winter Ball raises more than $1.4 M for UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Medical Center

Winter Ball raises more than $1.4 M for UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Medical Center

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.

New Springfield campus of medical school focused on urban, rural community health

New Springfield campus of medical school focused on urban, rural community health

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.

Expert’s Corner: David Harlan on a closer look at the cause of diabetes

Expert’s Corner: David Harlan on a closer look at the cause of diabetes

In this expert’s corner video, David Harlan, MD, explains cutting-edge research at UMass Medical School that allows scientists to better understand how the immune system attacks insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, leading to diabetes.

UMass Medicine Cancer Walk beats fundraising goal, yields $560K for research, treatment

UMass Medicine Cancer Walk beats fundraising goal, yields $560K for research, treatment

The 19th annual UMass Medicine Cancer Walk & Run surpassed its fundraising goal, bringing in $560,000 to support cancer research and treatment at UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center. 

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Charitable Campaign begins Nov. 6

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Charitable Campaign begins Nov. 6

The 2017 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employees Charitable Campaign (COMECC) will run from Nov. 6 to Nov. 22.  A new initiative to support services in the North Quadrant of the Worcester Public Schools will be part of COMECC for the first time.

Annual Scholarship Dinner a celebration of student achievement and donor support

Annual Scholarship Dinner a celebration of student achievement and donor support

Scholarships totaling more than $625,000 were awarded to 160 School of Medicine students at the Annual Scholarship Dinner held at UMass Medical School on Oct. 11. 

UMass Medical School announces The Li Weibo (李伟波) Institute for Rare Diseases Research

UMass Medical School announces The Li Weibo (李伟波) Institute for Rare Diseases Research

A new institute for rare diseases research at UMass Medical School will build on the school’s already substantial accomplishments in the fields of gene therapy, RNA biology and RNAi technology to accelerate the development of novel therapeutics for a host of disorders.

Smelling the Cheese

Smelling the Cheese

Paul L. Greer, PhD, assistant professor of molecular medicine, is using the mouse olfactory system to investigate how animals take sensory input from their environment and translate those stimuli into action, with the hope of translating these discoveries into new treatments for a host of neurological disorders, including autism spectrum disorders.

Women in Science: PhD candidate Yvonne Chan a ‘protein engineer’

Women in Science: PhD candidate Yvonne Chan a ‘protein engineer’

In this ‘Women in Science’ video, PhD candidate Yvonne Chan talks about her exploration of how proteins fold and maintain their three-dimensional structure.

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