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Winter Ball raises more than $1M for UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Medical Center

Winter Ball raises more than $1M for UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Medical Center

The eighth annual Winter Ball hit a major milestone on Friday, Dec. 2, raising more than $1 million for UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center. That figure includes nearly $250,000 for the Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Clinic.

UMass Medical School, Baystate Health celebrate launch of regional campus

UMass Medical School, Baystate Health celebrate launch of regional campus

Officials from UMass Medical School, Baystate Health, UMass Amherst and the City of Springfield gathered Thursday in Springfield to celebrate the official launch of the medical school’s first regional campus in Western Massachusetts. 

UMMS toxicology expert calls new landmark surgeon general’s addiction report a ‘must-read’

UMMS toxicology expert calls new landmark surgeon general’s addiction report a ‘must-read’

UMass Medial School toxicology expert Kavita Babu, MD, says a new, blockbuster U.S. surgeon general’s report calling for a shift in the way America addresses substance addiction lays out a specific roadmap for how the medical community can make further strides in its response to fighting the opioid crisis.

Boys & Girls Club of Worcester making a difference, credits COMECC support

Boys & Girls Club of Worcester making a difference, credits COMECC support

Thanks to donations from initiatives such as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employees Charitable Campaign, the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester is able to offer membership benefits to hundreds of children for $25 a year, a fraction of the $500 to $1,000 it would cost without that support.

UMMS study suggests Ebola virus mutation caused recent outbreak

UMMS study suggests Ebola virus mutation caused recent outbreak

A study led by Jeremy Luban, MD, with colleague William Diehl, PhD, demonstrates that an Ebola virus mutant dominated the 2013–16 epidemic by making the virus better able to infect human cells.

Predicting outcomes after trauma to the brain

Predicting outcomes after trauma to the brain

UMass Medical School researchers helped to develop a new tool that may predict a person’s chance of survival after a gunshot wound or other penetrating brain injury. Susanne Muehlschlegel, MD, MPH, is lead author on the study published online in the journal Neurology.

Rep. McGovern, Worcester delegation join UMMS for Cryo-EM opening

Rep. McGovern, Worcester delegation join UMMS for Cryo-EM opening

The Massachusetts High-Resolution Cryo-Electron Microscopy Facility opened at UMass Medical School on Tuesday, Oct. 4. The cryo-EM research core is New England’s first installation of the transformative technology.

UMMS community celebrates life, legacy of Arthur M. Pappas, MD

UMMS community celebrates life, legacy of Arthur M. Pappas, MD

UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center communities gathered Friday, Sept. 16 to remember Arthur M. Pappas, MD, an esteemed pillar of the medical school and a pioneering orthopedic surgeon and educator who died last spring. 

UMass Medical School announces $250 million comprehensive campaign

UMass Medical School announces $250 million comprehensive campaign

UMass Medical School’s Pathways of Promise capital campaign, the largest fundraising effort since the school was founded in 1962, was launched to support the school’s ongoing pursuit of excellence and to shape advances in biomedical research and education well into the 21st century.

Molly Waring focused on helping mothers manage their weight

Molly Waring focused on helping mothers manage their weight

In this Women in Science video, Molly Waring, PhD, assistant professor of quantitative health sciences and obstetrics & gynecology, talks about her research exploring how technology and social media can help mothers maintain a healthy weight.

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