• Boston marathoners run for the Cellucci Fund

    Each of the eight people who will be participating in the Boston Marathon in support of the UMass ALS Cellucci Fund has a unique connection to former Gov. Paul Cellucci, to the disease that took his life last year, or to the institution that he believed would find a cure.

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Research

Research

New clinical practice guideline for prostate cancer screening in Massachusetts

Men considering prostate cancer screening should receive a brief, basic message about the possible benefits and harms of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test, according to a new recommendation from the Massachusetts Prostate Cancer Screening Guideline Panel, which was spearheaded by UMass Medical School’s Roger Luckmann, MD.

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Selected Recent Publications

Sustained Normalization of Neurological Disease after Intracranial Gene Therapy in a Feline Model
Visualization of repetitive DNA sequences in human chromosomes with transcription activator-like effectors
Amphotericin B Increases Influenza A Virus Infection by Preventing IFITM3-Mediated Restriction
Absence of Detectable HIV-1 Viremia after Treatment Cessation in an Infant
Education

Education

High school, college students to learn about health careers at UMMS

Three hundred high school and college students statewide representing MassAHEC HOSA will convene at UMass Medical School on Saturday, April 5 for the 2014 State Leadership Conference, where they will participate in competitions, hands-on clinics and seminars.

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Community

Community

Surviving and Thriving: Aids, Politics, and Culture exhibit on display in library

The Surviving and Thriving: Aids, Politics, and Culture exhibit was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine and is on display until April 26 in the Lamar Soutter Library. A complementary panel discussion featuring UMMS AIDS researchers and clinicians will take place on April 22.

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Students

Students

Two UMMS students take home prestigious Weintraub Award

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences students Emma Watson and Colin Conine received the 2014 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award for research into the mechanisms governing epigenetic inheritance and the complex interactions between diet, gene expression and physiology.

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