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Boston Globe: Mello’s RNAi discovery propelling new advancements against disease

Craig Mello (left) and Phillip Zamore The discovery of RNA interference, the breakthrough that earned UMass Medical School’s Craig C. Mello, PhD, and Stanford University’s Andrew Z. Fire, PhD, the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2006, is fueling significant progress for some local biotech companies who are using it to fight diseases, according to a story in the Feb. 24 Boston Globe.

New York Times cites new nicotine delivery findings by UMMS, DPH

New York Times cites new nicotine delivery findings by UMMS, DPH

A New York Times editorial calling on regulators to crack down on “devious” tactics tobacco companies use to make cigarettes more addictive than ever cites new research by UMass Medical School and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health exposing the change in nicotine delivery among cigarette makers.

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