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  • UMass Medical School taking a stand in support of positive change

    In a memo to the UMass Medical School community, Chancellor Michael F. Collins and Dean Terence R. Flotte say racism is a public health crisis and outline changes underway at UMMS.

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  • A message from Chancellor Collins and Chief Pierce

    Chancellor Michael F. Collins and Director of Public Safety C. Leon Pierce are coming together to acknowledge the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and call for accountability.

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  • Humanism in medicine is paramount, says Chancellor Collins in new TEDx Talk

    As modern medicine continues to rapidly improve through technological advancements, Chancellor Michael F. Collins is urging caregivers to remain committed to compassionate care, in a new TEDx Talk.

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  • New VA outpatient clinic to be built on UMass Medical School campus in Worcester

    VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System and UMass Medical School will build a new, community-based outpatient clinic (CBOC) for veterans, projected to open in 2021, on the campus of UMass Medical School in Worcester.

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Welcome Video from Chancellor Collins

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"Throughout the world and close to home we are UMass; dignified and determined; principled and purposeful; respected and relied upon!"

Silencing of an ALS gene safely delivered to patients in UMass Medical School study

Silencing of an ALS gene safely delivered to patients in UMass Medical School study

UMass Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital are the first to safely treat two research participants with a synthetic microRNA, delivered into the spinal fluid, designed to silence a human disease-causing gene. Details of the treatment appear in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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