Public awareness of advance care planning, palliative care and end-of-life options are key to improving end-of-life care in Massachusetts, according to a report prepared and released by UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division.
Students, faculty and alumni from the School of Medicine are featured in a 30-minute WCVB-TV Chronicle report highlighting Match Day 2015 on the Worcester campus.
UMass Medical School hopes to raise autism awareness and acceptance with two events—the annual Light it Up Blue celebration on Thursday, April 2, and Pediatric Grand Rounds featuring autism expert Deborah Fein, PhD, on Friday, April 3.
UMMS scientists Thoru Pederson, PhD, and Hanhui Ma, PhD, have developed multicolored versions of CRISPR/Cas9 for finding and mapping chromosomal loci.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins is receiving the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council’s 2015 Leading Impact Award for his contributions to the life sciences economy in Massachusetts.
On Match Day, the School of Medicine Class of 2015 learned where they will begin their careers as doctors; many—66 percent—have chosen primary care specialties.
Staff from UMass Medical School’s New England Newborn Screening Program drove through a January blizzard to collect blood samples necessary to detect life-threatening disorders. In doing so, they saved a baby’s life.
Gregory Pazour, PhD, received the 2015 Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement in the Understanding of Polycystic Kidney Disease, for his discovery of the role cilia dysfunction plays in the disease.
A survey of primary care physicians at Massachusetts community health centers finds an aging workforce with fewer doctors planning to continue working in the centers in the next five years.
The Genetics Society of America has recognized Zhao Zhang, PhD, for his outstanding work and dissertation on the study of transposons.