2019 HEADLINES- Archives -
The 19th Women’s Faculty Awards Luncheon honored women in science and health care for achievements throughout their careers. Faculty were recognized for early career achievement, clinical service, mentoring, education and science.
UMass Medical School has awarded the first BRIDGE Fund grants to support innovative translational research. The first recipients of funding are Jie Song, PhD, and Timothy Kowalik, PhD.
In a new Voices of UMassMed podcast, Robert Layne, MEd, and graduating medical student Marian Younge discuss how a long-standing commitment by UMass Medical School to work with Worcester’s public schools to expose students to careers in health and science have made a difference in the community.
UMass Medical School physician-scientist Ellen M. Gravallese, MD, received the Carol Nachman Prize for Rheumatology, an international honor for research in rheumatology, from city dignitaries at a ceremony in Wiesbaden, Germany.
Medical students Divya Bhatia, Emily Nuss and Vanessa Villamarin are conducting local public health projects as the first recipients of the Mick Huppert Community Health Scholar Award, established to honor the memory of the late faculty member Michael Huppert, MPH, and his commitment to improving community health.
A pair of collaborative studies led by Fen-Biao Gao, PhD, have identified two potential drug targets for the diseases amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia. The studies provide a new layer of detail about how the most common genetic mutation responsible for both ALS and FTD causes neuron cell death.
Under the guidance of Amir Mitchell, PhD, 250 high school students from Massachusetts, California and Israel have had the opportunity to research one of medicine’s biggest challenges today—the emergence of superbugs.
School of Medicine student Avina Joshi will research knowledge and attitudes about preeclampsia in Ghana, funded by a Fulbright-Fogarty Award in Public Health.
A new study by UMass Medical School researchers finds hospitals across the United States are seeing a trend in children and young adults being hospitalized as a result of self-inflicted wounds from guns. Robert McLoughlin, MD, is first author on the study.
The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at UMass Medical School has announced the launch of an ophthalmology residency program, recently approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.