Institutional News Archive 2012

This page provides an opportunity for you to access information to connect you to the exciting, groundbreaking and inspiring news stories that are happening within our institution each and every day. 

Flu hitting Central Mass. early, hardDec 30, T&G

DNA of Newtown Shooter Adam Lanza to Be Studied by Geneticists - Dec 27, ABC News

Pushing biomedicine off cliff - Dec 14, T&G

Southbridge bank donates $1,200 for neonatal camera at UMass Memorial in Worcester - Dec 13, T&G

UMass Medical School program pairs ill patients with medical students - Dec 13, Boston Globe

Compassionate care is rooted in respect for patients - Dec 10, Boston Globe

UMass Med Faculty Elected to Top Science Society - Dec 4,

Health Watch Holidays with Diabetes - Nov 21, Charter TV3

Suicide prevention program for military announced - Nov 11, T&G

‘Everyone Needs A Caring Listener’: Gut Doctor Wins Compassion Prize - Nov 9, WBUR

Anti-sitting movement gaining followers - Nov 6, Boston Globe

Chancellor alarmed about research funds - Nov 3, T&G

Asia and Ashley Matthew: Excellence Times Two - Oct 31, Diverse

UMass Med School Building Wins LEED Status - Oct 16,

Lupus Research Institute Awards First $1 Million... - Oct 16, The Wall Street Journal

To cut office stress, try butterflies and meditation? - Oct 9, The Wall Street Journal

Lilly drug may slow memory loss in mild Alzheimer’s - Oct 9, Reuters

UMMS study looks at joint replacement surgery - Oct 7, T&G

Gov. Paul Cellucci and Chancellor Collins talk about ALS - Oct 1, WBZ Radio, NightSide with Dan Rea

UMass Med professors are sleuths of the genome - Sept 30, T&G

Life Flight marks 30 years saving lives - Sept 30, T&G

Preventing Tragedy: Sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes - Sept 28, Fox25 News

Studies expand on soda's role in growing obesity - Sept 21, LA Times

Harr Motor Group Donates $25,000 for UMass Cancer WalkSeptember 19, GoLocalWorcester

Medical School teams up for the UMass Medicine Cancer WalkSeptember 17, UMassMedNow

Dr. Paul Janssen Award VideoSeptember 7,

What’s Up With West Nile Virus This Heavy Year?September 5, WBUR Common Health

ALS breakthroughSeptember 4, Fox-TV 25 


Worcester hospitals embrace robotic surgical systemSeptember 9, T&G

Docs make ALS breakthroughAugust 31, Boston Herald

University of Massachusetts Medical School, Serum Institute of India partner on anti-rabies monoclonal antibody pivotal trialAugust 8,

Researchers fear wallop of mandated budget cutsAugust 3, Boston Globe

NICView webcams bring neonatals up close for familiesJuly 27, T&G

UMass Medical School gets $6.7 million federal grant to battle health disparitiesJuly 26, Boston Globe

UMass Memorial Medical Center receives 3-star rankings from Society of Thoracic Surgeons for two cardiac surgery proceduresJuly 19, T&G

New Device Prepares Breast Cancer Survivors for Reconstruction SurgeryJuly 18, WBZ-TV

Biogen Idec deal looks for genes behind Lou Gehrig’s diseaseJuly 17, Boston Herald

Mathematician seeks biomarker to diagnose major depressionJuly 13, UMassMedNow

UMMS scientists identify new genetic mutation that causes familial ALS - July 16,

Exercise, Meditation Can Beat Back Cold, Flu, Study Finds - July 12, U.S. News & World Report

Putting the public back into public health - July 11, Worcester Magazine

Ronald McDonald mobile care unit helping thousands in Worcester - July 11,

Former Mass. Gov. Cellucci On His Political Career And Living With ALS - July 10, WBUR

Clinical trial tests less painful breast tissue expander - July 9, UMassMedNow

Wheels to Water program kicks off in Worcester, MA - July 9,

UMass Memorial Awarded For Facebook Page - July 9, Worcester Business Journal

Post-op Delirium's Toll on Mental Function May Linger: Study - July 4, US News & World Report 

Cellucci fights ALS, raises money for researchJune 28, WCVB Boston

Groundbreaking held for new ER at Clinton Hospital - June 28, T&G 

Med schools start picturing their place in a medical home world - June 25,

Massachusetts health care reform enters new phase - June 25, T&G

Mello visits DC to discuss the impact of NIH funding cuts - June 22, UMassMedNow

Ambros receives Janssen Award for Biomedical ResearchJune 19, UMassMedNow

Fish Shed light on Human Melanoma - June 15,

UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center in breast reconstruction study - June 13, WBZ-TV

UMass Medical School scientist named 2012 Pew Latin-American Fellow in the Biomedical Sciences - June 13, UMassMedNow

GSN Dean Seymour-Route wins Conceison AwardJune 12, UMassMedNow

Teen D.R.I.V.E. - Distracted Reality and Interactive Virtual Education, part of UMass Memorial Medical Center’s Injury Prevention Program – visits the YMCA in Worcester - June 11,

UMass Medical School & UMass Memorial Medical Center Lend a Hand at State Middle School Science & Engineering Fair - June 8, Massachusetts Science & Engineering Fair

Commencement 2012 - June 4, UMassMedNow


Web-based program helps Mass. middle school students manage diabetes - May 29,

Hudson Hoagland Society honors Higgins - May 29, UMassMedNow

39th Commencement marks endings and beginnings - May 23, UMassMedNow


Aghababian elected president of Mass Medical Society - May 22, UMassMedNow

WBZ-TV talks to Paul Cellucci about ALS - May 15, WBZ-TV

Extraordinary talents: Twin sisters achieve exceedingly rare feat - May 14,

Alumni return and give back through scholarships - May 14, UMassMedNow

UMass Medical School quietly gaining star quality - May 4, Boston Globe 

Michael Hirsh, MD, named acting commissioner of public health for Worcester - April 12, T&G

Conferences introduce middle school girls and boys to STEM careers - April 11, UMassMedNow

Mass. man to run 11th Boston Marathon for preemies - April 10,

National Grid gives $5.6 million rebate for UMMS power plant - April 10, UMassMedNow

Sherman Center construction moves inward - April 6, UMassMedNow

Klempner named head of UMass Biologics Laboratory - April 5, UMassMedNow

An annual tradition, UMMS turns blue for autism - April 5, UMassMedNow

Medical student honored as ‘Real Hero’ by American Red Cross - April 2, UMassMedNow

Connecting high school science teachers to cutting-edge research - March 30, UMassMedNow

Doctor: ‘Tsunami' of Alzheimer's looms - March 29, T&G

Rosen appointed chair of radiology - March 27, UMassMedNow

Volunteerism propels two Woman of Consequence recipients - March 26, T&G

At UMass Medical, new cardiac catheterization procedure is all in the wrist - March 23, T&G

Momentum continues for UMass ALS Champion Fund  - March 23, UMassMedNow

Biogen Idec gives major gift for ALS research at UMMS - March 16, UMassMedNow

Relief and celebration at Match Day 2012  - March 16, UMassMedNow

Political partners reunite to fight ALS - March 15, Boston Globe

UMass Memorial announces retirement plans for president and CEO - March 14

Thorndyke wins national award for advancing women in medicine - March 14, UMassMedNow

Once again, UMMS tops in nation for primary care education - March 13, UMassMedNow

Work burnout tied to "emotional eating" in women: study - March 13, Reuters

Medical students vow to be worthy of patients’ trust - March 9, UMassMed Now

American Academy of Microbiology recognizes three UMMS scientists - March 8, UMassMedNow

Physician-scientist reflects on the African immigrant experience ­– March 5, UMassMedNow

WPI, UMMS to study health care delivery to eldersFeb. 29, Boston Business Journal

At UMass Medical School, brain ‘pacemaker’ targets depressionMarch 2, T&G

Personalized Medicine Reaches Endocrinologists - Feb. 22, Information Week Healthcare

Study reveals new guiding principles for cancer genomics - Feb. 17, News Medical

Maria Stephanos sits down with Cellucci - Feb. 15, Fox25 News

Dieting? There's an app for fat - Feb. 13, Boston Globe

MDs go for MBAs to learn business of medicine - Feb. 10, Investor's Business Daily

Upcoming academic events enrich campus community - UMassMedNow

Boston Marathon runners train in support of ALS research - Feb. 9

Early Innovator grant helps UMMS lead in health reform implementation - Feb. 9

Chancellor Collins on universal medical IDs - Jan. 23, Wall Street Journal

EXPERT’S CORNER: Sherry Pagoto on five keys to weight loss - Jan. 18, UMassMedNow

Nobel Peace Prize winner to give 2012 Commencement address - Jan. 10, UMassMedNow

UMMS study linking statin use to diabetes draws wide interest - Jan. 10

Newsmaker: Latino soap operas chronicle journey to healthy life - Jan. 3


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