Boston Marathoner Claire Cole Pelletier raised money for the UMass ALS Cellucci Fund.
Suzanne Wood, sustainability and energy efficiency manager, talks about Earth Day at UMass Medical School and how the medical school has saved more than 5 tons of recyclables from going into landfills through the Surplus with a Purpose program (mark 4:40).
A team of five running the Boston Marathon April 16 in honor of a loved one raised more than double its goal for the UMass ALS Cellucci Fund, nearly $79,000.
Lifeline4Moms, a new tool for assessing perinatal depression in women and guiding them to treatment was co-developed and is being tested by Nancy Byatt, DO, MS, MBA, associate professor of psychiatry, obstetrics & gynecology and quantitative health sciences and medical director for MCPAP for Moms, and Tiffany Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd, associate professor of obstetrics & gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry and quantitative health science.
Tina Grosowsky, project coordinator for the Central Massachusetts Tobacco-Free Community Partnership, is quoted in a story about Worcester considering restrictions on the sales of flavored tobacco products.
A new version of Gov. Charlie Baker’s proposed Massachusetts Life Sciences Investment Fund, which will continue a decade-long initiative launched by former Gov. Deval Patrick, includes more than $50 million in funding for research at UMass Medical School.
Medical students Laura Schwartz, SOM ’21, and Rose Schutzberg, SOM ’21, participated in and commented on a student protest organized to bring an end to police violence committed against African-Americans.
Heather C. Forkey, MD, the Joy McCann Professor for Women in Medicine, associate professor of pediatrics and division chief of child protection, and Jessica Griffin, PsyD, associate professor of psychiatry, discuss the increasing number of child abuse cases in Central Massachusetts.
Rich Kennedy, who has run the Boston Marathon 31 times, is now battling ALS and raising money to fight the disease. Money raised by him goes to the The Angel Fund for ALS Research, which supports ALS research by Robert H. Brown Jr., DPhil, MD, the Leo P. and Theresa M. LaChance Chair in Medical Research and chair and professor of neurology.
Huda Y. Zoghbi, MD, professor of pediatrics, molecular and human genetics, neurology, and neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine, will speak at the medical school’s 2018 Commencement exercises.
A Phase I clinical trial testing the safety of vaccines developed by Shan Lu, MD, PhD, professor of medicine, that might have the potential to prevent HIV infection will begin this month at four sites in the United States.
Terence R. Flotte, MD, the Celia and Isaac Haidak Professor of Medical Education, executive deputy chancellor, provost and dean of the School of Medicine, comments on the challenges remaining to turn potential gene therapies into clinical treatments.
Leslie R. Harrold, MD, MPH, associate professor of orthopedics & physical rehabilitation, explains the difference between treatments for acute and chronic gout.
An editorial references the opening of UMass Medical School’s Baystate Health regional clinical campus in Springfield, known as UMMS-Baystate Health, as a sign of economic development.
Todd Brisky is running the 2018 Boston Marathon to raise money for the ALS Cellucci Fund at UMass Medical School. A friend of Mr. Brisky's was diagnosed with ALS last year.
Jerry H. Gurwitz, MD, the Dr. John Meyers Professor of Primary Care Medicine and professor of medicine and family medicine & community health, offers advice for maintaining health as we age.
Warren J. Ferguson, MD, professor of medicine & community health, talks about treating patients with opioid addiction in a correctional setting.
John Landers, PhD, professor of neurology, led a team of more than 250 scientists who found that variations in the KIF5A gene cause both sporadic and familial ALS.