Researchers at UMass Medical School will soon begin a pilot study to explore how a digital pill would allow doctors to monitor patients who do not take their medicine as prescribed in real-time—a major health care problem in the United States.
The medical school community welcomed President Meehan on Thursday, Oct. 1, as he visited the Worcester campus for a series of discussions with students, faculty and administrators.
Marc Freeman, PhD, has developed a new fruit fly model to investigate pathological changes in neurons with neurodegenerative mutations as they age with unprecedented resolution. This powerful new tool has already been used to identify two new genes that play a role in ALS-related neurodegeneration.
UMass Medical School, in partnership with UConnHealth Center, created one of the 39 health care collaborative networks selected for funding in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, announced by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell.
Delegates from the Universidad del Rosario in Bogota, Colombia, visited UMass Medical School to discuss collaboration on a fellowship in addiction medicine and an upcoming international conference on addiction treatment.
A pair of studies in the journal Nature, one by Jeremy Luban, MD, and colleagues in Italy and Switzerland, and the other by Heinrich Gottlinger, MD, PhD, and colleagues; have identified genes that disable HIV-1, suggesting a promising new strategy for battling the virus that causes AIDS.
Few older adults walk on a regular basis even though it’s easy, free and good for their health. A new study by public health researchers at UMass Medical School examines how neighborhood conditions influence walking habits for adults 65 and older.
UMass Medical School cancer biologist Lucio Castilla, PhD, accepted a $250,000 grant from the Hyundai Motor America Hope on Wheels campaign for his research into targeted therapies for pediatric blood cancers at a ceremony on Friday, Sept. 25.
UMass Medical School’s new autism insurance tool is helping families access coverage, according to a column in Worcester Business Journal’s Health magazine written by Amy Weinstock, director of the Autism Insurance Resource Center.
Researchers at UMass Medical School have discovered a new pathway that triggers regeneration of beta cells in the pancreas, a key development that may aid in the development of diabetes treatments.