The University of Massachusetts Medical School, (UMMS) was established in 1962. UMMS is one of the five universities of the University of Massachusetts located in Worcester, Mass. The mission of UMMS is to provide affordable high quality medical care for residents and to conduct complex medical research. UMMS's Dr. Mello shared the Nobel Prize in 2006 in Physiology and Medicine. UMMS is in the top 50 of all medical schools in the United States.

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Changes to small RNA in sperm may help fertilization

Two papers by UMass Medical School Professor Oliver J. Rando, MD, Ph.D., shed new light on the processes of fertilization and epigenetic inheritance in mammals. Together, the research provides important insight into how epigenetics—the ...

Scientists untangle Barr body of inactive X chromosome

Scientists at UMass Medical School, the Institut Curie in Paris and Stanford University, have taken a detailed look inside the small, densely packed structure of the inactive X chromosome found in female mammals called the ...

Scientists use CRISPR to discover Zika and dengue weaknesses

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) have performed the first CRISPR/Cas9 screen to discover human proteins that Zika virus needs for replication. This work, led by Abraham Brass, MD, PhD, assistant ...

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