Speaking to a packed room of local health care leaders at UMass Medical School on Wednesday, Jan. 18, U.S. Rep. James McGovern (D-MA 2nd District) encouraged the crowd to join the Massachusetts congressional delegation in pressing Congress to maintain the Affordable Care Act.Read more
Researchers at UMass Medical School and the University of Toronto have discovered the first known “off-switches” for CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing, providing much greater control over the edits, according to a new study published in Cell. Erik Sontheimer, PhD, led the research at UMMS.Read more
Officials from UMass Medical School, Baystate Health, UMass Amherst and the City of Springfield gathered Thursday in Springfield to celebrate the official launch of the medical school’s first regional campus in Western Massachusetts.Read more
C. Leon Pierce has been appointed the new director of public safety and deputy chief of police at UMass Medical School, where he was sworn in by Chief of Police John Luippold at a ceremony held on Wednesday, Nov. 9.Read more
The Massachusetts Facility for High-Resolution Cryo-Electron Microscopy at UMass Medical School is the first-of-its-kind facility in New England. The facility will open new windows into the world of biology with the ability to see single molecules and their dynamics and macromolecular assemblies inside cells.