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Be kind to yourself as you serve others

How to deal with stress? Learn the three interconnected components of self-compassion.

Remote psychological first aid

An unprecedented effort to address UMMC healthcare workers mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic

Building Social Connectedness​

Social isolation resulting from physical distancing due to a pandemic, for example, can harm young people.​

UM researchers reaching out to the community

“Many expressed interests in doing a COVID-19 related project, but they come from difffferent disciplines. So, we took advantage of their expertise and formed a group together.”

People who use illicit drugs and COVID-19

“63.2% of individuals have reported that the increase in their drug use was due to worry and stress over the virus.”

Research Spotlights

A Novel MRI lipid imaging technique for diagnosis (and potential therapeutic intervention) of brain tumour

"Lipid quantification has vast, unexplored potential for diagnosis, grading, patient prognostication and therapeutic treatment."

iCARE Study – The Malaysian Response

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone all over the world. The iCARE study was developed with the overall aim to assess attitude, responses, concerns and impact of the pandemic internationally.

5’ nontranslated regions of coxsackievirus A16 and enterovirus A71 affect their replication in neuronal cells

"Enterovirus A71 and Coxsackievirus A16 are closely related enteroviruses that cause hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD)."