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Feb 23, 2016, 16:46 ET At University Of Maryland, First Cancer Patients Receive Proton Therapy at New Maryland Proton Treatment Center

The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) announced today that the Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC) has treated its first...


Feb 10, 2016, 14:30 ET Maryland House of Delegates Honors University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece and University of Maryland Medical System President & CEO Robert Chrencik

 The Maryland House of Delegates and House Speaker Michael E. Busch, has announced that University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E....


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...


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...


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 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...


Aug 28, 2014, 10:43 ET 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...


Feb 12, 2014, 07:30 ET 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...


Nov 22, 2013, 08:45 ET 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...


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 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...


Sep 14, 2011, 17:00 ET 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...


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...


Jul 29, 2011, 13:02 ET L'Institut des sciences génomiques de l'École de médecine de l'Université du Maryland déchiffre le code génétique de la bactérie E. coli à l'origine de l'épidémie meurtrière en Allemagne

- Une étude rapide de l'épidémie actuelle, s'appuyant sur des technologies de pointe, donne naissance à un nouveau modèle...