University of Maryland Medical Center Offers Genetic Testing as Standard of Care to Help Improve Outcomes for Heart Stent Patients
The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is now offering a simple genetic test to patients who receive heart stents to determine whether they have a genetic deficiency that affects how they respond to a common drug to prevent blood clots....
10-Jan-2017 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) and the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute (ISCI) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have begun testing to see whether adult stem cells derived from bone...
20-Dec-2016 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
New Study Shows That Lung-Sparing Surgery for Patients with Advanced Mesothelioma Results in Prolonged Survival
Patients with advanced malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) treated with a combination of surgery to remove the cancer but save their lung, plus photodynamic therapy and chemotherapy, had a median survival of nearly three years, with a subset of...
14-Dec-2016 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers Identify Novel Mechanism in Combination Drug Therapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Other Cancers
Researchers have discovered a novel mechanism in a combination drug therapy that shows potential as a new approach for treating acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and many other cancers. When combined, these agents cause interactions that significantly...
4-Oct-2016 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
NEJM Study: MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound Effective to Treat Essential Tremor, Most Common Movement Disorder
Treatment with MRI-guided focused ultrasound significantly improves tremors and quality of life in patients with essential tremor (ET), the most common movement disorder, according to a study published in the August 25 issue of the New England...
24-Aug-2016 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers investigating a novel device to repair the mitral valve report 100 percent procedural success in a first-in-humans, safety and performance study. The device, deployed while the heart is beating, avoids open-heart surgery, automates a key...
18-Jul-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Malaria is one of the world’s deadliest diseases: it infects hundreds of millions of people every year, and kills about half a million, most of them under five years of age. There is no vaccine. Now, researchers at the University of Maryland...
6-Jul-2016 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Patient Avoids Dialysis Through Simultaneous Polycystic Kidney Removal and Kidney Transplant During 28-Person Kidney Swap
In a first-of-its-kind procedure in the United States, a patient was able to avoid dialysis when surgeons simultaneously removed two diseased kidneys and also transplanted a kidney from a living donor – all as part of a 28-person paired kidney...
27-Jun-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Physician-in-Chief of nation's first and largest integrated trauma center available to comment on medical response to mass casualties
12-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT
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9-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST
On Friday, September 12 between 1 pm EDT to 2 pm EDT the Global Virus Network, with support from UST Global as a technology partner, will host a WebEx conference including three GVN world-renowned Ebola experts and journalists from across the globe.
9-Sep-2014 10:20 AM EDT
Ebola Expert: University of Maryland School of Medicine Scientist at Forefront of Ebola Vaccine Development
12-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT
Cancer Experts at University of Maryland School of Medicine Hail Proton Beam Therapies as Effective Means of Radiation Treatment
A team of leading experts in radiation oncology from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) have published an opinion piece in the Aug. 1 issue of the medical publication The Cancer Letter, stating that several types of cancer...
4-Aug-2014 12:30 PM EDT
DR. ROBERT GALLO Available for Interviews: April 23rd Marks 30 Years Since Announcing HIV as the Cause of AIDS
2-Apr-2014 12:55 PM EDT
Questions on Heroin Epidemic? Univ. Of Maryland Addiction Expert Dr. Bankole Johnson Available for Interviews
5-Feb-2014 4:00 PM EST