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Aug 28, 2014, 10:43 ET
Dr. Myron M. Levine Leads the Center for Vaccine Development at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (PRNewsFoto/University of Maryland School...)

Ebola vaccine trials fast-tracked by international consortium

 A candidate Ebola vaccine could be given to healthy volunteers in the UK, The Gambia and Mali as early as September, as part of an series of...

Aug 12, 2014, 15:04 ET

University of Maryland School of Medicine Scientist is at Forefront of Developing Vaccine for Ebola Virus

As the number of lives taken by the Ebola virus in West Africa has surpassed 1,000, and the U.S. prepares as rapidly as it can, it is clear that...

Jul 29, 2014, 08:00 ET

University Of Maryland Schools Of Dentistry And Medicine Receive $10.7M Grant To Conduct Systems Biology Research On Control And Prevention Of Sexually-Transmitted Infections

The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry (UM SOD) and Medicine (UM SOM) jointly announced today that they have received a five-year $10.7...

Feb 12, 2014, 07:30 ET
Bankole A. Johnson, DSc., M.D., MPhil, will lead the University of Maryland School of Medicine's new Brain Science Research Consortium Unit.  (PRNewsFoto/University of Maryland School of Medicine)

University Of Maryland School Of Medicine Establishes New Brain Science Research Consortium Unit To Study The Intricacies Of The Brain

University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, Ph.D., MBA, announced today the establishment of a new brain science research...

Jan 07, 2014, 08:00 ET

IHV Supports REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act

The Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine wholeheartedly supports U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) in...

Nov 22, 2013, 08:45 ET
NIH Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., P.h.D., joined University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., and a distinguished panel of scientists at the school's first "Festival of Science" dedicated to underscoring the critical importance of biomedical research.  (PRNewsFoto/University of Maryland School of Medicine)

University of Maryland School of Medicine Holds First "Festival of Science" to Launch New Program for Accelerating Innovation and Discovery in Medicine

Francis Collins, MD, PhD, Director of the National Institutes of Health, to Give Inaugural Keynote Address The University of Maryland School of...

Oct 28, 2013, 14:28 ET

New Study Shows Promise For First Effective Medicine To Treat Cocaine Dependence

Professor Bankole A. Johnson, Chairman of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of  Medicine, Reports Latest Findings on the...

Sep 26, 2013, 17:15 ET

NIH Renews Funding For University of Maryland Vaccine Research In Response To Emerging Public Health Issues

 The University of Maryland School of Medicine's Center for Vaccine Development (CVD) has successfully competed for and received a renewed...

Mar 28, 2013, 12:40 ET

University of Maryland Breast Cancer Research Pioneer Dr. Angela Brodie Appointed Fellow of New American Association for Cancer Research Academy

Dr. Brodie Best Known for Role in Developing Aromatase Inhibitors Angela H. Brodie, Ph.D., a University of Maryland scientist whose research...

Jul 11, 2012, 13:23 ET

University Of Maryland School Of Medicine Scientist Launches Journal Focusing On Microbiome Research

New Open Access Publication to Highlight Microbiome Research in Humans and the Environment Two prominent microbial genome scientists have...

Feb 01, 2012, 10:43 ET

Stents and Surgery For Blocked Neck Arteries are Neck-and-Neck as Lasting Stroke Prevention

University of Maryland-led comparative study may challenge standard of care A new comparison of the procedures to help prevent...

Jan 16, 2012, 18:30 ET
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Injuries to Headphone-Wearing Pedestrians Struck by Cars and Trains More Than Triple Since 2004, According to University of Maryland Researchers

Teens, Young Adult Males Predominantly Affected; Nearly Three Quarters of Injuries Are Fatal  Listen up, pedestrians wearing...

Jan 16, 2012, 18:30 ET

Die Zahl Kopfhörer tragender Fußgänger, die von Autos oder Zügen erfasst werden, hat sich laut Forschern der University of Maryland seit 2004 mehr als verdreifacht

- Teenager und junge erwachsene Männer sind hauptsächlich betroffen; fast drei Viertel aller Verletzungen enden...

Jan 16, 2012, 18:30 ET

Le nombre de piétons portant un casque et blessés en étant heurtés par des voitures ou des trains a plus que triplé depuis 2004, selon une équipe de chercheurs de l’Université du Maryland

- Les adolescents et les jeunes hommes adultes sont les plus affectés ; près de trois quarts des blessures sont fatales Si vous...

Oct 20, 2011, 18:27 ET

Emerging Public Health Crisis Linked to Mortgage Default and Foreclosure

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers find mortgage default associated with substantially increased risk of depression...

Sep 14, 2011, 17:00 ET

Wissenschaftler der University of Maryland School of Medicine Scientists finden erste wirksame Malaria-Impfung für Merozoitenstadium

- Impfung für Merozoitenstadium würde Ausbrechen und Ansteckung der tödlichen Krankheit verhindern Wissenschaftler haben laut...

Sep 14, 2011, 17:00 ET
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University of Maryland School of Medicine Scientists Identify First Effective Blood-Stage Malaria Vaccine

Blood-Stage Vaccine Would Prevent Illness and Transmission of Deadly Disease Scientists have identified the first effective blood-stage malaria...

Sep 14, 2011, 17:00 ET

La University of Maryland School of Medicine identifica la vacuna eficaz para malaria en fase de sangre

- Los científicos de la University of Maryland School of Medicine identifican la primera vacuna eficaz contra la malaria en fase de...

Sep 14, 2011, 17:00 ET

Les chercheurs scientifiques de l'École de médecine de l'université du Maryland identifient le premier vaccin antipaludique efficace de la phase sanguine

- Un vaccin de la phase sanguine permettrait d'éviter l'apparition et la transmission de cette maladie mortelle D'après une étude...

Aug 01, 2011, 07:55 ET

UM School of Medicine Institute for Genome Sciences findet Geninformationen der tödlichen E. coli-Bakterien in Deutschland

  - Schnelle, hochmoderne Studie zu der andauernden Krankheit schafft neues Paradigma für Krankheitsforschung Ein Forscherteam des...