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University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Center for Vaccine Development Leading the Way in Testing of Potential Ebola Vaccine as Part of Unprecedented International Consortium

The Center for Vaccine Development at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is leading an internationally-acclaimed consortium of scientists in an unprecedented multi-trial collaboration to test a potential vaccine that could help prevent...
28-Aug-2014 3:50 PM EDT

University of MD Researchers Receive NIH Grant to Develop Personalized Medicine Program for Genetic Types of Diabetes

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a four-year, $3.7 million grant to researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine to develop a personalized medicine program to help doctors diagnose and treat monogenic diabetes –...
19-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

University of Maryland Researchers Identify Mutation in Fat-Storage Gene That Appears to Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have identified a mutation in a fat-storage gene that appears to increase the risk for type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders, according to a study published online today in the New...
21-May-2014 8:00 PM EDT

U.S. Cervical Cancer Rates Higher than Previously Reported, Especially Among Older Women & African-American Women

Cervical cancer rates in the United States are higher than previously believed, particularly among 65- to 69-year-old women and African-American women, according to a study led by a researcher at the University of Maryland School of Medicine...
7-May-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Key Political and Healthcare Officials Discuss the Impact of the Affordable Care Act and Its Impact on the Poor and Underserved

Today, the University of Maryland School of Medicine presented an update on the national implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), focusing on the impact to poor and underserved communities and individuals. Congressman Elijah Cummings was the...
5-May-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt’s Cause of Death and End of Life Issues Examined During 21st Annual Historical Clinicopathological Conference

The Medical Alumni Association of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (SOM) along with notable national experts review the cause and end of life issues surrounding the death of one of the most prominent figures of the 20th Century: former...
2-May-2014 4:05 PM EDT

Maryland Governor and 2016 Democratic Presidential Hopeful, Martin O’Malley, to Deliver Commencement Address to the University of Maryland School of Medicine Graduates

Commencement Address to the University of Maryland School of Medicine Graduates
15-Apr-2014 6:00 AM EDT

Institute for Genome Sciences Awarded FDA Contract to Expand Genome Sequence Database for Pathogen Identification

Researchers at the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have been awarded a research program contract from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to sequence, assemble, and annotate a population of...
1-Apr-2014 9:50 AM EDT

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