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Women Faculty Awards granted for service, education, research, clinical care and mentorship

Women Faculty Awards granted for service, education, research, clinical care and mentorship

Six women faculty members were honored for outstanding service, education, research, clinical care and mentorship at UMass Medical School’s 15th annual Women’s Faculty Awards luncheon on May 20.

Job Dekker becomes seventh Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at UMass Medical School

Job Dekker becomes seventh Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at UMass Medical School

A pioneer in the study of the three-dimensional structure of the genome, Job Dekker, PhD, professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology and co-director of the Program in Systems Biology, was named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator.

Hudson Hoagland Society celebrates 30 years

Hudson Hoagland Society celebrates 30 years

The Hudson Hoagland Society celebrated a milestone anniversary at its 30th Annual Meeting on May 12: three decades of philanthropic support for scientific research. Marc Freeman, PhD, and Mary Munson, PhD, presented research talks and seven new research awards were acknowledged.

First-year med students honor ‘first patients’ at Anatomical Gift Program Donor Memorial Service, reports boston.com.

First-year med students honor ‘first patients’ at Anatomical Gift Program Donor Memorial Service, reports boston.com.

First-year School of Medicine students expressed gratitude to the families of the Anatomical Gift Program donors at a May 9 memorial service at UMass Medical School, according to a story in boston.com.

UMMS student Shu Yang among ‘29 Who Shine’

UMMS student Shu Yang among ‘29 Who Shine’

School of Medicine student Shu Yang was named by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education as one of its “29 Who Shine” honorees for his outstanding civic contributions.

UMMS research implicates immune system in Rett syndrome

UMMS research implicates immune system in Rett syndrome

Research at UMMS suggests the immune system plays an unsuspected and surprising role in the progression of Rett syndrome, a severe neurological disorder affecting children. The finding points to the immune system as a promising target for slowing the progression of Rett syndrome.

David Clive speaks of medical gains, unintentional consequences during 2015 Educational Recognition Awards

David Clive speaks of medical gains, unintentional consequences during 2015 Educational Recognition Awards

Twenty-four people were recognized for their contributions to student education at UMass Medical School at the 17th annual Educational Recognition Awards, where David Clive, MD, delivered the Last Lecture “Medical Education and the Monkey’s Paw.” 

Jun Huh named Searle Scholar for research on innate immunity

Jun Huh named Searle Scholar for research on innate immunity

Jun Huh, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, has been named a 2015 Searle Scholar. The prestigious three-year, $300,000 award will support his research on “Small Molecule Control of Immune Responses.”

UMass Medical School Faculty Vitality Award recipients announced

UMass Medical School Faculty Vitality Award recipients announced

Seven mid-career and senior faculty members were chosen as the inaugural recipients of the Faculty Vitality Awards, a new award meant to enhance skills and research capabilities.

WCVB-TV: New mothers getting help for postpartum depression through new state program led by UMMS

WCVB-TV: New mothers getting help for postpartum depression through new state program led by UMMS

A new state-funded program led by UMass Medical School is helping new mothers suffering from post-partum depression get the help they need, according to a WCVB-TV report.

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