MD/PhD students Asia Matthew-Onabanjo and Ashley Matthew won first and second place Ruth and William Silen, MD Awards for poster presentations in the Cellular Biology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry or Physiology Category at the 2018 New England Science Symposium.
As UMass Medical School prepares to host the World Vitiligo Day Conference from June 22 to 24, John Harris, MD, PHD, director of the Vitiligo Clinic and Research Center, explained the common skin condition in a FaceBook Live interview.
Gov. Baker signed the Life Science Bond Bill into law on Friday, June 15, re-authorizing legislation that created the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and that helped propel the commonwealth’s rise as a global leader in biomedical sciences research and development. The new legislation designates $463 million in new capital authorizations.
UMass Medical School hosted representatives of the ALS Angel Fund on Wednesday, June 13, to say thank you for raising more than $15 million for research into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
The Remillard Family Community Service Fund has awarded its second set of grants providing support for community outreach programs led by UMass Medical School faculty, staff and students. Established in 2015 with a $3 million donation from the Remillard Family Foundation, the endowed fund is dedicated to providing ongoing support for community service initiatives.
Twenty-two faculty members have graduated from the Junior Faculty Development Program after completing mentored scholarly projects. The program, in its 9th year at UMMS, is considered a national model.
Five UMass Medical School faculty members were recognized for their individual contributions to the advancement of women in science and health care at the 18th annual Women’s Faculty Awards luncheon on June 11.
Twenty medical students, six residents and three faculty members were inducted into the UMMS chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society, an organization dedicated to compassionate health care, in a ceremony held on May 31.
Twenty members of the School of Medicine Class of 2018 were inducted into the UMass Medical School Delta Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society during a ceremony held May 29. Three faculty members, five house-staff members and one alumnus were also inducted.
An article by Tiffany Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd, and Nancy Byatt, DO, MS, MBA, published online in The Conversation explains how a model they created in Massachusetts to ensure that women with depression get the help they need is being implemented in other states.