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Cynthia Fuhrmann dedicated to helping other scientists chart their own careers

Biomedical sciences career development expert Cynthia Fuhrmann, PhD, discusses her own pioneering career in this latest Women in Science video.

Raúl Padrón elected to National Academy of Sciences

Raúl Padrón elected to National Academy of Sciences

Raúl Padrón, PhD, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences as a foreign associate and will be honored at the 156th Annual Meeting, April 27-30, in Washington, D.C.

Paul Greer named 2019 Searle Scholar

Paul Greer named 2019 Searle Scholar

Paul L. Greer, PhD, is one of 15 young scientists in the chemical and biological sciences who have been named 2019 Searle Scholars.

Novel strategy hits ‘reset button’ for disease-causing genetic duplications

Novel strategy hits ‘reset button’ for disease-causing genetic duplications

Scot A. Wolfe, PhD, and Charles P. Emerson Jr., PhD, discovered a “reset button” for disease-causing genetic microduplications using CRISPR gene editing and a rare, innate DNA repair mechanism.

School of Medicine students create peer mentoring program

School of Medicine students create peer mentoring program

A new mentoring program launched by School of Medicine students pairs third- and fourth-year students with their less experienced first- and second-year counterparts to help navigate the rigorous path to becoming a doctor.

UMass Medical School, Dana Farber/Boston Children’s researchers optimize gene editing for sickle cell disease

UMass Medical School, Dana Farber/Boston Children’s researchers optimize gene editing for sickle cell disease

Discretioners at UMass Medical School and Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center have developed a strategy to treat two of the most common inherited blood diseases—sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia—applying CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing to a patient's own blood stem cells.

Caterina Strambio De Castillia named Imaging Scientist by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Caterina Strambio De Castillia named Imaging Scientist by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has named Caterina Strambio De Castillia, PhD, a CZI Imaging Scientist and awarded more than $1 million in grant funding for her research into microscopic imaging.

Graduating students are ‘awed and grateful’ at UMass Medical School on Match Day

The School of Medicine Class of 2019 celebrated the residency matches of 125 students on Friday, March 15, with family, friends, students and faculty.

UMass Medical School receives DeWitt C. Baldwin Jr. Award

UMass Medical School receives DeWitt C. Baldwin Jr. Award

UMass Medical School received the DeWitt C. Baldwin Jr. Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and the Arnold P. Gold Foundation for being an “exemplar of humanistic and respectful environments for graduate medical education.” UMass Memorial Health Care serves as the clinical partner of UMMS.

UMass Medical School first in New England for primary care

UMass Medical School first in New England for primary care

The annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best graduate schools names UMass Medical School tops in New England for primary care education among 152 medical schools and 33 schools of osteopathic medicine surveyed by the weekly news magazine in its 2020 edition of the Best Graduate Schools.

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