In this Expert’s Corner video, José Lemos, PhD, professor of microbiology & physiological systems and biochemistry & molecular pharmacology, explains the neurobiology of caffeine withdrawal, saying that symptoms can be akin to a migraine, including severe headache and nausea.
In remarks delivered at a memorial service at the Massachusetts State House, Chancellor Collins spoke about the late Governor Paul Cellucci’s final campaign to establish the UMass ALS Champion Fund in order to find a cure for the disease that took his life.
Postmenopausal women who use antidepressant medication or suffer from depression might have an increased risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to a study led by Yunsheng Ma, PhD, MD, MPH, and published in the June 13 issue of the American Journal of Public Health.
Professor Mary Maloney, MD, is quoted in media outlets across the country this week, advocating for stricter federal regulations on tanning beds. In this Expert’s Corner video, she explains the dangers of indoor tanning.
Obstetrician Tara Kumaraswami calls for lifting all age restrictions on emergency contraception on the heels of the FDA’s decision to lower to 15 the age at which young women can purchase it without a prescription.
Professor Beth McCormick, PhD, spends long hours in the lab, seeking to understand the bacterial pathogenesis of the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts. Outside the lab, she enjoys playing drums with the band GI Distress at scientific conferences.
Inside the medical tent at the 2013 Boston Marathon, James Broadhurst, MD, called on his experience as a family doctor and fulfilled his role on the medical team by providing steady reassurance and care to his patients.
The newly established Program in Systems Biology is now at home in the new, state-of-the-art Albert Sherman Center, where it exemplifies the interdisciplinary approach to answering deep, complex questions about science for which the Sherman Center was designed.