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Apr 03, 2020, 14:23 ET Researchers Identify Mechanism To Explain Role Of Certain Gene Mutations In Kidney Disease

Researchers from the Center for Precision Disease Modeling at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have uncovered a mechanism that...


Mar 16, 2020, 08:06 ET Researchers Predict Potential Spread And Seasonality For COVID-19 Based On Climate Where Virus Appears To Thrive

Newswise -- Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine's Institute of Human Virology (IHV), which is part of the Global Virus...


Dec 16, 2019, 09:00 ET UM School Of Medicine Celebrates Longtime Board Of Visitors Chair Michael E. Cryor; Announces Corporate Governance Professional And Former Financial Services Executive Cynthia L. Egan To Become New Chair

University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Dean, E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, kicked off a celebration and recognition of longstanding Chair ...


Aug 28, 2019, 10:00 ET Rodney J. Taylor, MD, MPH, Named Next Chair Of UM School Of Medicine's Department Of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Dean, E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced Monday that Rodney J. Taylor, MD, MPH, Professor and ...


Jul 31, 2019, 15:05 ET Lung Transplant Surgeon Christine Lau, MD, Selected As Next Chair Of Department Of Surgery At University Of Maryland School Of Medicine

University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Dean, E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, today announced that Christine Lau, MD, MBA, the George Minor...


Sep 14, 2018, 13:57 ET New Study Finds Unexpected Link Between Immune Cells and Male/Female Differences

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have made a surprising discovery: during fetal development, a particular immune...


Jul 17, 2018, 13:37 ET Microbes From Birth Canal May Affect Stress Levels of Offspring

Researchers have long known that stress during pregnancy may be transferred from the mother to her offspring. Many studies have shown that this...


May 03, 2018, 07:28 ET Renowned Journalist Nicholas Kristof Speaks On Justice And Society

Renowned New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof will speak on May 3 at the Peabody Library in Baltimore on the need to build a fairer society....


Feb 07, 2017, 17:33 ET Teams of Top Scientists to Join University of Maryland School of Medicine as Major Recruitment Initiative Has Strong Start

The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) announced today the successful recruitment of a broad slate of top scientists, as the first...


Feb 23, 2016, 04:46 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 cancer...


Feb 10, 2016, 02:30 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. Albert...


Feb 04, 2016, 01:27 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 SOM), along ...


Jan 20, 2016, 05:39 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 Administration...


Jan 15, 2016, 06:13 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, 05:42 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, MD, PhD,...


Oct 15, 2015, 03:30 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 of...


May 22, 2015, 04:15 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 has...


Apr 01, 2015, 05:27 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 establish ...


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 Executive...


Oct 09, 2014, 03:15 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 UM ...


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 safety...


Aug 12, 2014, 03:04 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

The University of Maryland School of Medicine (SOM) is today launching a major initiative, Accelerating Innovation and Discovery in Medicine...


Oct 28, 2013, 02:28 ET New Study Shows Promise For First Effective Medicine To Treat Cocaine Dependence

New research published in JAMA Psychiatry reveals that topiramate, a drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat epilepsy...