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  • UMass Cancer Walk and Run seeking ‘superheroes’ for Oct. 2 event at Polar Park
    Community News, Media

    UMass Cancer Walk and Run seeking ‘superheroes’ for Oct. 2 event at Polar Park

    The 24th annual UMass Cancer Walk and Run will take place on Sunday, Oct. 2, at Polar Park, with all funds raised going to pediatric and adult cancer research at UMass Chan Medical School.

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  • Job Dekker elected to National Academy of Sciences
    Research News

    Job Dekker elected to National Academy of Sciences

    UMass Chan Medical School scientist Job Dekker, PhD, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences on May 3 for his contributions to the field of genomics.

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  • PhD student Megan Honeywell receives prestigious Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral award
    Research News

    PhD student Megan Honeywell receives prestigious Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral award

    In her preliminary studies, PhD student Megan Honeywell has found that cells can trigger a cell death even when they do not have the p53 protein, the so-called “guardian of the genome.”

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  • Roberto Caricchio, Michelle Kelliher and Celia Schiffer appointed to endowed chairs
    Community News, Media

    Robert Caricchio, Michelle Kelliher and Celia Schiffer appointed to endowed chairs

    UMass Chan faculty in rheumatology, biochemistry & molecular biotechnology and cancer biology are being supported by endowments.

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  • New UMass Chan study finds smoking rates increased in pandemic, looks at related stresses
    Research News

    New UMass Chan study finds smoking rates increased in pandemic, looks at related stresses

    The early months of the COVID-19 pandemic saw a net increase in smoking rates among a group of people who had previously participated in a study to quit smoking, according to a new study led Rajani S. Sadasivam, PhD.

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  • Gang Han elected to 2022 Class of the AIMBE College of Fellows
    Research News

    Gang Han elected to American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows

    In recognition of creative advances in the development of nanomaterials for biophotonic application, Gang Han, PhD, has been elected by the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering to its College of Fellows.

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