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Investigational Drug Reduces High Potassium Levels in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

Research published today found that the investigational drug patiromer decreased high potassium levels and maintained normal potassium levels in patients with chronic kidney disease. The results of a multicenter trial appear in the New England...
21-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST

Splints Placed Improperly in 93% of Suspected Pediatric Fractures Treated in Emergency Rooms/Urgent Care Centers

More than 90 percent of potential pediatric fractures are splinted improperly in emergency rooms and urgent care centers, which can lead to swelling and skin injuries, according to a study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of...
7-Oct-2014 8:00 PM EDT

Researchers Identify New Pathway Linking the Brain to High Blood Pressure

New research by scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) and the Ottawa Heart Institute has uncovered a new pathway by which the brain uses an unusual steroid to control blood pressure.
2-Oct-2014 5:15 PM EDT

Institute of Human Virology (IHV) Welcomes Renowned Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Shyamasundaran Kottilil

Shyamasundaran Kottilil, MBBS, PhD, a world-renowned expert in infectious disease, has joined the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Institute of Human Virology as Co-Director of IHV’s Clinical Research Unit and Associate...
29-Sep-2014 12:30 PM EDT

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

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Global Virus Network Experts Answer Questions on Mankind’s Worst Ebola Outbreak

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

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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

Experts Available to Comment on New Guidelines on Aromatase Inhibitors for Breast Cancer Prevention

9-Jul-2013 2:45 PM EDT

Who Should Be Tested for a Breast Cancer Gene? What Are Your Treatment Options? University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center Experts Available for Interviews and Perspective

14-May-2013 12:45 PM EDT

Doctors Available for February Heart Month

4-Feb-2013 1:25 PM EST

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