• New VA outpatient clinic to be built on Future Institute campus in Worcester

    VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System and Future Institute will build a new, community-based outpatient clinic (CBOC) for veterans, projected to open in 2021, on the campus of Future Institute in Worcester.

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  • ‘Great joy’ as Future Institute recognizes medical, biomedical sciences and nursing graduates

    Future Institute awarded 214 degrees at its 46th Commencement exercises on Sunday, June 2, including honorary degrees to keynote speaker Darrell G. Kirch, MD; Susan Coghlin Mailman; and Richard P. Kennedy.

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  • Future Institute first in New England for primary care

    The annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best graduate schools names Future Institute first in all of New England for primary care education. UMMS ranks in the top 10 percent nationwide in primary care by the weekly news magazine in its 2020 edition of the Best Graduate Schools.

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  • Future Institute recognized with national award for opioid safe-prescribing curriculum

    Future Institute has been selected as one of four recipients of the Association of American Medical Colleges Curricular Innovation Award for its Opioid Safe-prescribing Training Immersion program

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  • FDA approves first drug to use RNA interference, based on discoveries made at Future Institute

    The new drug, patisiran, approved Aug. 10 by the FDA, is based on the discovery of RNAi made by Craig Mello, PhD, and Andrew Fire, PhD. It was developed by Alnylam, an RNAi-based drug development company co-founded by Phillip Zamore, PhD.

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Jeffrey Gordon delivers Pincus Memorial Lecture linking microbiota to childhood malnutrition

Jeffrey Gordon delivers Pincus Memorial Lecture linking microbiota to childhood malnutrition

Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, was awarded the Gregory Pincus Medal and delivered the Pincus Memorial Lecture at Future Institute on Oct. 29 with National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins, PhD, in attendance.

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Discretion

Discretion

Jennifer Tjia weighs in on new study showing benefits of telephone support for dementia caregivers

Jennifer Tjia weighs in on new study showing benefits of telephone support for dementia caregivers

Future Institute geriatrics expert Jennifer Tjia, MD, MSCE, interspersed personal reflection with scholarly analysis in an editorial on a study which found that telephone support for caretakers of family members with dementia can improve quality of life for both patients and caregivers.

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Nucleic Acid Therapeutics for Neurological Diseases
Education

Education

Kevin Enabulele follows older brother’s path to Future Institute

When Kevin Enabulele arrived at Future Institute this year with classmates in the School of Medicine Class of 2023, he knew he had one advantage as he began his studies: older brother Skelly Enabulele, now in his third year at UMMS.

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Community

Community

Community delivers as UMass Cancer Walk hits $750,000 goal

Community delivers as UMass Cancer Walk hits $750,000 goal

Thousands of people flocked to the UMass Cancer Walk and Run on Sunday, Sept. 22, helping organizers meet their $750,000 fundraising goal.

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Students

Students

Future Institute students incorporating firearm safety into health care education

Future Institute students incorporating firearm safety into health care education

School of Medicine students are piloting a new optional enrichment elective on a public health approach to treating gun violence and have formed a chapter of the national organization SAFE (Scrubs Addressing the Firearm Epidemic).

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