• Neurological Surgery and Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Novel Minimally Invasive Approaches to Treat
  • Pediatric Neurological Surgery

Continuing the Tradition of Compassion, Excellence and Innovation

Leaders in Neurological Surgery

Meeting the neurosurgical needs of Central New England, UMass Memorial Medical Center offers sophisticated neurosurgical treatments, combining physician expertise with compassionate care in a multispecialty, collaborative setting.

UMMS researchers receive amfAR grant to eliminate HIV reservoirs using gene editing

UMMS researchers receive amfAR grant to eliminate HIV reservoirs using gene editing

Jeremy Luban, MD, and Scot Wolfe, PhD, have received a grant from amfAR to explore using a powerful gene editing tool, CRISPR/Cpf1, to eradicate the HIV genome in its host. The researchers are hoping that Cpf1’s unique capacity to employ multiple RNA “guides” will outmaneuver the retrovirus.

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