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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
4/15/2014 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...
4/1/2014 9:50 AM EDT

Bevacizumab (Avastin) Fails to Improve Survival for Patients Newly Diagnosed with Glioblastoma

Adding bevacizumab (Avastin) to standard chemotherapy and radiation treatment does not improve survival for patients newly diagnosed with the often deadly brain cancer glioblastoma, researchers report in the Feb. 20 issue of the New England Journal...
2/19/2014 4:30 PM EST

New Study Shows Partnership Between University of Maryland School of Medicine and Eastern Shore Area Health Education Center May Help Address Cancer and Health Disparity Issues

Robust partnerships between rural community health education centers and academic health care institutions can make substantial strides toward addressing race-, income- and geographically-based health disparities in underserved communities by...
1/29/2014 4:35 PM EST

Two-Sizes-Too-Small ‘Grinch’ Effect Hampers Heart Transplantation Success

Current protocols for matching donor hearts to recipients foster sex mismatching and heart size disparities, according to a first-of-its kind analysis by physicians at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Matching by donor heart size may...
1/2/2014 1:00 PM EST

Both Real and 'Sham' Acupuncture Help Ease Side Effects of Aromatase Inhibitors During Breast Cancer Treatment

Breast cancer patients experience fewer side effects while being treated with a widely used drug called an aromatase inhibitor when they get acupuncture – either the real treatment or a “sham” procedure, according to a new study led by...
12/19/2013 3:30 PM EST

Robotic Training System Helps Patients Recovering From Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury and Other Conditions Affecting Balance

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Patients relearn to walk after stroke, spinal cord or brain injury often fear falling, which may inhibit their recovery. Robotic body weight support system provides adding security to maximize progress.
12/13/2013 1:00 PM EST

Scientists Develop New Understanding of Chlamydial Disease and Host/Pathogen Interactions Through Novel Simultaneous RNA-Seq Analysis

Investigators at the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have developed a new technique that can track the activity of a disease-causing microbe and the host cell response to that pathogen simultaneously....
12/2/2013 2:30 PM EST

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