Judson A. Brewer, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, explains how a new mindfulness app he developed can help patients curb stress eating.
A study by David D. McManus, MD, associate professor of medicine, found that drinking alcohol, even in moderate amounts, may increase the size of the heart's left atrium and is linked to atrial fibrillation.
Stephen Martin, MD, associate professor of family medicine & community health, comments on new CDC guidelines for safe opioid prescribing.
Edward Boyer, MD, PhD, professor of emergency medicine, explains how kratom is being studied by researchers to treat opioid addiction.
Kanishka Bhattacharya, MD, assistant professor of medicine, talks about treating obesity with lifestyle modification and an exercise regimen, in addition to surgery.
Cynthia Fuhrmann, PhD, assistant dean of career and professional development and assistant professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology, talks about career and professional development for PhD students in the biomedical field.
Kathy Petkauskos, senior program director for Work Without Limits, is featured on NewsCenter 5's latest "5 For Good” for her efforts with Work Without Limits and her mentoring of 31-year-old Megan Northup.
April Solon, who spent 10 weeks at the Castilla Lab researching the effects and interaction of different drugs used to treat acute myeloid leukemia, has received a grant from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer.
Erik J. Sontheimer, PhD, professor of the RNA Therapeutics Institute, is quoted in an op-ed about the clinical potential of CRISPR.
Wenjun Li, PhD, associate professor of medicine, is quoted in a story about childhood obesity.
Jerry H. Gurwitz, MD, professor of medicine, talks about the “prescribing cascade” and how to prevent it.
UMass Medical School is mentioned in a story about how applicants who struggle on the MCAT may want to consider a postbac program.
Sean Maloney, MD, a recent School of Medicine graduate, was interviewed for a story about the school’s intensive training in pain management and opioid prescribing.
Ana Maldonado-Contreras, PhD, instructor in microbioloy & physiological systems, won the 2016 AGA Research Scholar Award.
Researchers at East Tennessee State University are partnering with UMass Medical School on a five-year study designed to help mothers communicate with their teenage daughters about health issues
Amanda J. Collins, director of anatomical services, talks about the Anatomical Gift Program at UMass Medical School and why some people choose to donate to the program.