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
A batch of muffins, made with a special recipe formulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, yielded unexpected health benefits in patients with metabolic syndrome during a first-of-its-kind clinical study at the University of Maryland School of...
15-Jun-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center Earns National Cancer Institute's Highest Designation
The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center has been awarded the National Cancer Institute’s highest designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. The prestigious distinction recognizes the cancer center’s high...
31-May-2016 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A new study shows for the first time that HDL’s heart disease protection depends on the levels of two other blood fats or lipids associated with heart disease. If these fats are not within normal ranges, even a high HDL may not be protective.
10-May-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A panel of sleep and brain injury specialists recommends specific steps to test and develop sleep-related treatments to improve the outcome of mild traumatic brain injury. The recommendations appear online ahead of print in the journal...
31-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Shock Trauma Model for Critically Ill Patients Cuts Transfer Time in Half, Expediting Access to Lifesaving Diagnostics and Specialty Care When Minutes Count
A novel unit to care for critically ill patients significantly speeds access to specialized care, according to a new study by physician scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Maryland Medical Center.
23-Feb-2016 11:00 AM EST 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