• Serum Institute of India launches Rabishield, developed in partnership with UMMS

    The Serum Institute of India announced the global launch of a rabies monoclonal antibody developed in partnership with UMass Medical School. Rabishield, a U.S.-patented product, will aid with rabies prevention and is expected to reduce rabies mortality in India.

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  • 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.

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  • UMMS ranks in top 25 percent of medical schools in NIH funding; departments score high against peers

    UMass Medical School ranked 29th out of 139 medical schools in NIH funding, according to the 2016 Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research report. Ten academic departments at UMMS ranked in the top 50 among their peers at other U.S. medical schools.

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  • UMass Medical School: An introduction

    Our mission: To advance the health and well-being of the people of the commonwealth and the world through pioneering education, research and health care delivery along with clinical partner UMass Memorial Health Care, the largest health care provider in Central Massachusetts. Find out more about UMMS here.

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Residents to deploy mindfulness during hospital rounds to improve focus on patient

Residents to deploy mindfulness during hospital rounds to improve focus on patient

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 initiative for daily rounds.

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Research

Research

Celia Schiffer joins collaboration to develop avian flu vaccine

Celia Schiffer joins collaboration to develop avian flu vaccine

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.

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Therapeutic genome editing by combined viral and non-viral delivery of CRISPR system components in vivo
Epigenetic characteristics of the mitotic chromosome in 1D and 3D
Bacterial Metabolism Affects the C. elegans Response to Cancer Chemotherapeutics
Microsatellite Expansion Diseases: Repeat Toxicity Found in Translation
Education

Education

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.

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Community

Community

Worcester Public Schools and UMass Medical School unveil family support services initiative

Worcester Public Schools and UMass Medical School unveil family support services initiative

UMass Medical School is stocking a school food pantry, distributing 700 backpacks filled with supplies to students and installing washers and dryers in the Worcester Public Schools, thanks to support from the Remillard Family Community Service Fund. 

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Students

Students

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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