• Serum Institute of India launches Rabishield, developed in partnership with UMMS

    The Serum Institute of India announced the global launch of a rabies monoclonal antibody developed in partnership with UMass Medical School. Rabishield, a U.S.-patented product, will help close the gaps in rabies prevention and is expected to reduce the rabies mortality rate in India.

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  • UMass Medical School announces The Li Weibo (李伟波) Institute for Rare Diseases Research

    A new institute for rare diseases research at UMass Medical School will build on the school’s already substantial accomplishments in the fields of gene therapy, RNA biology and RNAi technology to accelerate the development of novel therapeutics for a host of disorders.

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  • Convocation 2017: Chancellor recognizes ‘smart minds, great science and genuine collegiality’ at UMMS

    In his Convocation address, Chancellor Michael F. Collins praised the campus community for its collaborative environment and awarded Chancellor’s Medals to four distinguished faculty for their exemplary teaching, scholarship, clinical excellence and service.

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  • U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, left, listens as Chancellor Michael F. Collins speaks at the forum on NIH funding at UMMS.

    U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, Worcester leaders support critical NIH funding for UMass Medical School

    President Donald Trump’s proposal to cut 22 percent from the FY18 National Institutes of Health budget would cost UMass Medical School from $45 million to $74 million a year, Chancellor Michael F. Collins said at an Aug. 16 panel discussion on NIH funding at UMMS.

  • Worcester Public Schools and UMass Medical School unveil family support services initiative

    UMass Medical School is stocking a school food pantry, distributing 700 backpacks filled with supplies to students and installing washers and dryers in the Worcester Public Schools, thanks to support from the Remillard Family Community Service Fund.

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Martin Luther King Jr. tribute celebrates service at UMMS

Martin Luther King Jr. tribute celebrates service at UMMS

The life and words of Martin Luther King. Jr. resonated at UMass Medical School on Monday, Jan. 22, during the annual event highlighting the many ways in which members of the UMMS and UMass Memorial community enact his legacy of service.

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The year-long process of developing this 2015-2020 Joint Strategic Plan for UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center revealed deep connections shared by faculty, staff, students and community members, along with a deep commitment to the future success of our institutions, especially as we face dramatic upheavals in health care financing and delivery; medical and health sciences education; and research funding and the translation of research into practice.

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