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.
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.
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.
In this ‘Women in Science’ video, PhD candidate Yvonne Chan talks about her exploration of how proteins fold and maintain their three-dimensional structure.
Fen-Biao Gao, PhD, the Governor Paul Cellucci Chair in Neuroscience Research and professor of neurology, studies the genetic mutations that cause amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia.
A new UMass Medical School study finds that obese patients who underwent knee or hip replacement surgery reported virtually the same pain relief and improved function as normal-weight joint replacement patients six months after surgery.
Alexandra Byrne, PhD, is working to identify which genes control how the nervous system responds to injury. She talks about her work in this Women in Science video
Marianne Felice, MD, delivered the keynote speech at the Women’s History Month celebration that honored trailblazing women at UMass Medical School.
Javier Elbio Irazoqui, PhD, associate professor of microbiology & physiological systems, is interested in fundamental mechanisms of innate immunity and inflammation.
UMass Medical School celebrated its largest match on Friday, March 17, when the School of Medicine Class of 2017 opened their envelopes in unison at noon sharp.