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Feb 04, 2016, 13:27 ET

University of Maryland School of Medicine Announces New 'Maryland Proton Alliance' To Advance Patient-Centered Cancer Care and Precision Medicine

 William F. Regine, MD, FACR, FACRO, Chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM...

Jan 20, 2016, 17:39 ET

University of Maryland School of Medicine Research Leads to FDA Approval of Crucial Drug for Radiation Sickness

 As a result of research performed by scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), the U.S. Food and Drug...

Jan 15, 2016, 18:13 ET

University of Maryland School of Medicine to Take Part in Expanded Medical Countermeasures Research

University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) Department of Radiation Oncology Chair and Professor William F. Regine, MD, FACR, FACRO, and UM...

Dec 28, 2015, 19:40 ET

University Of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Showcased In Discovery Life Series Shock Trauma: Edge Of Life

 Discovery Life's new unscripted docudrama series Shock Trauma: Edge of Life follows a team of medical professionals at the world-renown R...

Nov 05, 2015, 17:42 ET

University Of Maryland School Of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece Receives David E. Rogers Award From The Association Of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) announced that University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) Dean E. Albert Reece,...

Oct 15, 2015, 15:30 ET

University Of Maryland School Of Medicine Researchers to Begin Clinical Trial Of GammaPod, A First-Of-Its-Kind Radiation Therapy System To Treat Early Breast Cancers

 After more than a decade of research and development, researchers in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School...

May 22, 2015, 16:15 ET

New Research Leads to FDA Approval of First Drug to Treat Radiation Sickness

As a result of research performed by scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Apr 01, 2015, 17:27 ET

University Of Maryland School Of Medicine Plans To Launch Major New Global Health And Vaccine Institute; Building On Longstanding Worldwide Leadership In Malaria Research And Vaccine Development

University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that the School of Medicine (UM SOM) plans to...

Feb 06, 2015, 11:43 ET

University Of Maryland Medicine Announces New National Program In Lung Healing To Develop Innovative Approaches For Preventing And Treating Acute Lung Disease

University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, and  Jeffrey A. Rivest, MS, President and Chief...

Oct 09, 2014, 15:15 ET
Dr. Myron M. Levine Leads the testing of a new Ebola Vaccine at the Center for Vaccine Development at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (PRNewsFoto/UM SOM)

University of Maryland School Of Medicine and Malian Ministry of Health Begin Human Trials of Experimental Ebola Vaccine in Mali, West Africa

Professor Myron M. Levine, MD, Director of the Center for Vaccine Development (CVD) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), and...

Sep 29, 2014, 16:30 ET

Institute Of Human Virology (IHV) Welcomes Renowned Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Shyamasundaran Kottilil

Robert C. Gallo, MD, director of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), and UM SOM Dean E....

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...