2017 Top Story- Archives -
The annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best graduate schools names UMass Medical School the best for primary care education in all of New England. UMMS ranks in the top 10 percent nationwide in primary care, coming in 14th among 140 medical schools and 30 schools of osteopathic medicine surveyed by the weekly news magazine in its 2018 edition of the “Best Graduate Schools.”
UMass Medical School bestowed 253 degrees, including three honorary degrees, at its 44th Commencement exercises on the campus green on Sunday, June 4.
UMass Medical School welcomed 162 new medical students to campus on Wednesday, Aug. 2. The School of Medicine Class of 2021 is the largest in school history.
In this Expert's Corner video, Neil Aronin, MD, professor of medicine, co-director of the Neurotherapeutics Institute and a globally recognized leader in the field, talks about exploring a promising new therapeutic approach to Huntington's disease based on gene silencing or RNA interference.
A study by Benjamin U. Nwosu, MD, found an unexpectedly high incidence of vitamin D deficiency in children and adolescents with irritable bowel syndrome. The new findings point to monitoring and supplementing vitamin D in children with the disorder.
New research by UMass Medical School scientist Douglas T. Golenbock, MD, and colleagues at the University of Bonn in Germany provides a link between innate immune-activated inflammation and Alzheimer’s disease that possibly explains how the disease spreads through the brain.
UMass Medical School alumni and internal medicine/pediatrics residents Emily Chen, MD, and Emily Levoy, MD, have been awarded a Back to Bedside grant from the American Council of Graduate Medical Education to implement their mindfulness initiative for daily rounds.
The Goods for Guns buyback program is expanding with the launch of National Gun Buyback Day on Saturday, Dec. 16. Learn more about it in a UMass Medical School Facebook Live interview with program co-founder Michael P. Hirsh, MD, on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 3 p.m.
Guangping Gao, PhD, a global leader in the field of adeno-associated virus gene therapy, has been named a 2017 fellow by the National Academy of Inventors.
In this Women in Science video, Clare M. Smith, PhD, a postdoc in the Sassetti lab, talks about her research into the genetic basis for susceptibility to the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis.