ALS at U. Massachusetts Medical School

Research in Neurology

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The Neurology Department at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has renewed its commitment to expand and invigorate research in Neurology throughout central Massachusetts and New England.

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Local Doctors Develop Vibrating Mattress To Improve Baby's Breathing

Our own Dr. David Paydarfar invented a new vibration-based prevention technology tested in a NICU reduces apneic events and improves critical clinical parameters in prematurely born infants. Watch full story below.

Lou Gehrig brought awareness to ALS with his closely tracked decline in power hitting, from batting for home runs to singles.

Watch our Department Chair Robert H. Brown, Jr., DPhil, MD and the UMass Medical School Chancellor Michael F. Collins, MD taking on the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Clinical Care

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UMass Medical School works in conjunction with our clinical partner, UMass Memorial Medical Center. For important service and treatment information, please see their website.

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David McManus developing mobile health component for RURAL health study of disease risk factors

David McManus developing mobile health component for RURAL health study of disease risk factors

UMass Medical School physician-scientist David McManus is the primary investigator of the mobile health core of the RURAL study, which seeks to understand why people born in rural communities in the South live shorter and less healthy lives than their counterparts elsewhere in the country.

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