A group of juniors and seniors from Worcester Technical High School got an insider’s look at the recently opened Albert Sherman Center. The purpose of the field trip, which included HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting/design and environmental students, was to showcase the latest technology in the construction field, with an emphasis on LEED construction.
A new feasibility study conducted by Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher, MD, PhD, indicates that delivering mindfulness training by phone may be an effective way to treat anxiety in patients who recently had cardiac defibrillators implanted.
An internationally recognized expert in viruses, Robert W. Finberg, MD, the Richard M. Haidack Professor of Medicine and chair and professor of medicine, spoke to the Boston Globe about a new study that details an innovative method of using the genetic code of a flu virus to design its vaccine.
Heidi Tissenbaum, PhD, and John F. Keaney Jr., MD, spoke at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Hudson Hoagland Society.
The 2013 Educational Recognition Awards were presented to faculty from the three schools at a ceremony on May 9. The event also included the Last Lecture, given by Sheldon Benjamin, MD, and called “On Mentorship and Memory.”
UMMS cancer experts say findings from two new studies show that cancer may be better defined by its genetics than the organ in which it originates. The findings will be brought to bear on research and treatment at the Cancer Center of Excellence.
Victor Ambros is interviewed for the Journal of Cell Biology’s “People & Ideas” column.
Sherry Pagoto, PhD, associate professor of medicine, was interviewed by the Boston Globe and New England Cable News recently on retailer Abercrombie & Fitch’s decision not to carry extra-large clothing sizes and what message that sends to image-conscious teenagers.