Chancellor Michael F. Collins and a dozen UMass Medical School employees joined volunteers at the Veterans Inc. shelter in Worcester, distributing Thanksgiving supplies to hundreds of veterans and their families.
Ronald Adler, MD, employs a patient-centered approach to care and strongly advises that physicians balance cancer screening recommendations with patient needs as a means to protect against overdiagnosis and overtreatment.
Scientists and clinicians at UMass Medical School, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have shown in a clinical trial that a new vibration-based prevention technology reduces apneic events in prematurely born infants.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins says Gov. Charlie Baker’s recommendations to stem the opioid crisis deserve a fair hearing and expounds on how UMass Medical School is changing its medical education curriculum to address the problem, in a Nov. 20 Worcester Telegram & Gazette editorial.
In a new study published online in The FASEB Journal, a research team led by Rita Bortell, PhD, and Agata Jurczyk, PhD, found that a shared gene (or genes) may underlie the co-occurrence of type 2 diabetes and psychiatric disorders.
UMass Medical School’s UHealthSolutions Inc. is helping connect Massachusetts residents with the long term health services and supports they need through the launch of MassOptions, according to stories in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette and MassLive.
By pairing the CRISPR/Cas9 system with a programmable DNA-binding domain (CRISPR/Cas9-pDBD), Scot Wolfe, PhD, has developed a new technology platform that is precise enough to surgically edit DNA at nearly any genomic location, while avoiding potentially harmful off-target changes.
Neurobiologist Patrick Emery, PhD, and his research group have identified a molecular pathway responsible for how the circadian clock in fruit flies responds to changes in temperature. Published in the journal Cell on Nov. 19, his findings may have implications for humans suffering ill health related to shift work.
A policy brief authored by UMMS family medicine & community medicine faculty members contends that health care payers should be careful not to impose quality measures that prioritize time- and cost-effectiveness over principles of patient-centered medicine, evidence-based interventions and transparency.
UMass Medical School announced today that it is immediately incorporating into its School of Medicine curriculum specific training in support of 10 agreed-upon core competencies for the prevention and management of prescription drug misuse.