Terence R. Flotte, MD, and Dennis M. Dimitri, MD, met with Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Sept. 2 to talk about the future of medical education related to pain management and opioid prescribing practices.
Linda G. Bandini, PhD, RD, co-investigator on Health U at the medical school’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, talks to the Telegram & Gazette about the weight loss program for people with intellectual disabilities. Program alum Cassidy Bauer was also interviewed.
Sherry Pagoto, PhD, Lori Pbert, PhD, and colleagues outline a model meant to help primary care physicians address obesity during office visits and identify patients who might require additional support in a paper published by the American Journal of Medicine.
New research by UMass Medical School microbiologist Silvia Corvera, MD, and obstetrician Tiffany Moore Simas, MD, may lead to earlier diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus in pregnant women at risk for the condition, according to a Sept. 2 article in the Wall Street Journal.
Stephen C. Miller, PhD, has developed a new class of molecules that are exclusively activated by the widely pursued drug target, fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH).
A full slate of celebrations and honors will highlight the accomplishments of students and faculty as UMass Medical School officially marks the start of a new academic year.
Fen-Biao Gao, PhD, and colleagues have determined how the most common gene mutation in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia disrupts normal cell function by interfering with the movement of RNAs and proteins into and out of the nucleus.
John R. Hayes Jr. has been appointed vice chancellor for development for UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care. Prescott D. Stewart has been appointed executive director of advancement for UMass Medical School.
Kola Akindele, JD, will help develop strategic relationships between UMMS and government and community institutions and organizations, especially in the Worcester region, and will devise a strategy for the institution’s public health collaboration with the Worcester Division of Public Health.
Elias Nammour, Jacqueline Tran and Anthony Tran, all members of the School of Medicine Class of 2019, are the first BaccMD scholars to enter the UMMS.