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UMass Medical School report cites need for awareness of end-of-life care options

UMass Medical School report cites need for awareness of end-of-life care options

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.

WCVB-TV’s Chronicle gets inside look at UMMS on Match Day 2015

WCVB-TV’s Chronicle gets inside look at UMMS on Match Day 2015

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 to ‘Light it Up Blue’ for autism awareness

UMass Medical School to ‘Light it Up Blue’ for autism awareness

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.

Building a genomic GPS with CRISPR

Building a genomic GPS with CRISPR

UMMS scientists Thoru Pederson, PhD, and Hanhui Ma, PhD, have developed multicolored versions of CRISPR/Cas9 for finding and mapping chromosomal loci.

UMMS Chancellor to receive MassBio’s Leading Impact Award

UMMS Chancellor to receive MassBio’s Leading Impact Award

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. 

Class of 2015 med students have another outstanding match

Class of 2015 med students have another outstanding match

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.  

Blizzard can’t stop New England Newborn Screening Program

Blizzard can’t stop New England Newborn Screening Program

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, receives Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize

Gregory Pazour, PhD, receives Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize

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.

UMMS survey finds community health centers facing declining numbers of primary care docs

UMMS survey finds community health centers facing declining numbers of primary care docs

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.

Zhao Zhang, PhD, receives the Genetics Society of America’s 2015 Larry Sandler award

Zhao Zhang, PhD, receives the Genetics Society of America’s 2015 Larry Sandler award

The Genetics Society of America has recognized Zhao Zhang, PhD, for his outstanding work and dissertation on the study of transposons.

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