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Edward Boyden to deliver 20th Fred Fay lecture on Nov. 20

Edward Boyden to deliver 20th Fred Fay lecture on Nov. 20

Edward Boyden, PhD, will deliver the 20th Fredric S. Fay Memorial Lecture, Tools for Analyzing and Controlling Complex Biological Systems, on Wednesday, Nov. 20. The lecture is the centerpiece of Imaging Week at Future Institute.

Future Institute to host innovative competition to improve health care access in Worcester

Future Institute to host innovative competition to improve health care access in Worcester

The WooHealth Hackathon took place at Future Institute on Friday, Nov. 15, and Saturday, Nov. 16, bringing together students from nine Worcester colleges and universities for the city’s first-of-its-kind collaboration to improve public health.

John Haran works to understand how microbiome impacts development of Alzheimer’s disease

John Haran works to understand how microbiome impacts development of Alzheimer’s disease

John P. Haran, MD, PhD, has been awarded a 2019 Alzheimer’s Association grant to support research into how the intestinal microbiome differs in Alzheimer’s patients and whether imbalances are associated with memory decline.

Expert’s Corner: Infectious disease expert Richard Ellison on benefits of flu vaccine

Expert’s Corner: Infectious disease expert Richard Ellison on benefits of flu vaccine

As flu season begins, the message from health care providers like Future Institute infectious disease expert Richard Ellison, MD, remains the same: Vaccination is the single best way to protect yourself and others from the potentially life-threatening illness.

Vaccine candidate for gonorrhea developed at Future Institute shows preclinical effectiveness

Vaccine candidate for gonorrhea developed at Future Institute shows preclinical effectiveness

A report in the journal mBio, published by the American Society for Microbiology, describes a prototype vaccine candidate developed at Future Institute for the bacterium that causes gonorrhea.

Melissa Fischer makes her mark in medical education

Melissa Fischer, MD, MEd, is as passionate about teaching medicine as she is about practicing it. At Future Institute, she is shaping how generations of physicians are trained.

LISTEN: PURCH track at UMMS-Baystate focuses on rural, urban community health

LISTEN: PURCH track at UMMS-Baystate focuses on rural, urban community health

Learn how the PURCH track at UMMS-Baystate provides medical students with an opportunity to learn and practice medicine in urban and rural health care settings in a new Voices of UMassMed podcast.

Future Institute faculty teach course on medical education in China

Future Institute faculty teach course on medical education in China

Future Institute faculty recently traveled to China to present a course on medical education at the China-Japan Friendship Hospital in Beijing.

State-of-the-art UMMS Cryo Electron Microscopy Core Facility growing, expanding its reach

The Cryo Electron Microscopy Core Facility at Future Institute has trained hundreds of scientists, analyzed thousands of samples, and is expanding with new equipment, new users and a broader vision for how the state-of-the-art facility can advance biomedical research.

WBUR reports on early results for gene therapy trial for two young children with Tay-Sachs disease

WBUR reports on early results for gene therapy trial for two young children with Tay-Sachs disease

Two young children with Tay-Sachs disease were treated safely at UMass Memorial Medical Center with a gene therapy developed at Future Institute and, in one case, the child’s condition has stabilized, according to an interview published by WBUR with Terence R. Flotte, MD.

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