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Breakthrough technology enables UMass Medical School scientists to view gene translation in action

Breakthrough technology enables UMass Medical School scientists to view gene translation in action

Cryo-electron microscopy is allowing scientists to answer questions about cellular processes that are essential to life, as demonstrated by a study led by UMass Medical School structural biologist Andrei Korostelev, PhD, and published in Nature.

Women’s Faculty Awards honor achievements in service, education, research and patient care

Women’s Faculty Awards honor achievements in service, education, research and patient care

Six UMass Medical School faculty were recognized for their individual achievements and contributions to the advancement of women in science and health care at the 17th annual Women’s Faculty Awards luncheon on May 23.

‘Dueling for Dollars’ panel discussion to focus on research development

‘Dueling for Dollars’ panel discussion to focus on research development

The Office of Innovation and Business Development and MassTERI host “Dueling for Dollars: Advancing your research with private sector partners” on Tuesday, May 30. The event includes a panel discussion with biotech industry leaders and a mock pitch session, followed by a reception.

Seventh annual Clinical and Translational Science research retreat held

Seventh annual Clinical and Translational Science research retreat held

The UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science held its seventh annual research retreat on May 16. The event provides a forum for transdisciplinary researchers across the translational spectrum.

WBZ-TV: UMMS researchers developing preventive treatment for Lyme disease

WBZ-TV: UMMS researchers developing preventive treatment for Lyme disease

Mark Klempner, MD, executive vice chancellor for MassBiologics of UMass Medical School, spoke with WBZ-TV’s Dr. Mallika Marshall for a health segment highlighting promising research under way at MassBiologics to develop a tool to prevent Lyme disease. 

Anthony Carruthers stepping down as dean of Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Anthony Carruthers stepping down as dean of Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

After a distinguished and influential career as a scientist, mentor and dean, Anthony Carruthers, PhD, will leave his post as dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in early 2018

WBUR and Boston Globe: Many still reluctant to talk about end-of-life care, UMass Medical School survey finds

WBUR and Boston Globe: Many still reluctant to talk about end-of-life care, UMass Medical School survey finds

A new survey co-authored by UMass Medical School for the Massachusetts Coalition of Serious Illness Care finds most people believe their wishes should be followed for their medical care at the end of their lives, but few have expressed those desires to their family or doctors, according to reports in the Boston Globe and WBUR’s CommonHealth.

Two UMMS postdocs named ALS Association Milton Safenowitz Postdoctoral Fellows

Two UMMS postdocs named ALS Association Milton Safenowitz Postdoctoral Fellows

Jeanne McKeon, PhD, and Bruno Miguel da Cruz Godinho, PhD, have each received $100,000 from the ALS Association to support research of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

WBUR reports on suicide prevention efforts during and after emergency room visits

WBUR reports on suicide prevention efforts during and after emergency room visits

Suicide prevention efforts during and after emergency room visits can save lives, according to a new study co-authored by UMass Medical School and reported on by WBUR’s All Things Considered.

CBS Newspath: Vibrating mattress could help babies born dependent on opioids

CBS Newspath: Vibrating mattress could help babies born dependent on opioids

Elisabeth Salisbury, PhD, is investigating how a mattress device designed to deliver a small amount of therapeutic vibration could alleviate symptoms associated with neonatal abstinence syndrome, according to a CBS Newspath TV segment.

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