• Boston Globe profiles family supported by Community Case Management

    Community Case Management, a service created by UMMS to help keep medically complex children with their families instead of in pediatric nursing homes, is assisting nearly 700 children and young adults, according to an article in the Sunday Boston Globe.

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Research

Research

Victor Ambros receives Wolf Prize in Medicine

Victor R. Ambros, PhD, has been awarded the 2014 Wolf Prize in Medicine for his discovery of the micro-RNA molecules that play a key role in controlling gene expression in natural processes and disease development.

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Selected Recent Publications

Visualization of repetitive DNA sequences in human chromosomes with transcription activator-like effectors
Amphotericin B Increases Influenza A Virus Infection by Preventing IFITM3-Mediated Restriction
Absence of Detectable HIV-1 Viremia after Treatment Cessation in an Infant
Smurf2 suppresses B-cell proliferation and lymphomagenesis by mediating ubiquitination and degradation of YY1.
Education

Education

UMMS ranks highly among NIH-funded medical schools

UMass Medical School placed in the top quartile, ranking 36th in National Institutes of Health funding among 141 U.S. medical schools, according to the 2013 report from the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.

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Community

Community

Steinberg in Boston Globe op-ed: Patient-centered medical homes for homeless exemplify how to improve health care

An opinion piece co-authored by Judith Steinberg MD, MPH, in the Boston Globe illustrates how patient-centered medical homes improve health care for the homeless.

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Students

Students

Honoring MLK, students seek to strengthen community relationships

Five projects funded by the Martin Luther King Jr. Semester of Service Student Awards program will help UMass Medical School students strengthen relationships with the local community.

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