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University of Maryland School of Pharmacy Offers Nation’s First MS Degree in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics

Two-year program is the first of its kind in the United States to provide students with the knowledge needed to support patients and the medical cannabis industry, add to existing research, and develop well-informed medical cannabis policy.
24-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Grant Focuses on Research to Tackle Problem Gambling

University of Maryland School of Social Work’s Financial Social Work Initiative and Maryland-based non-profit Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Maryland and Delaware, Inc. (CCCSMD)
8-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Grant to UMSON Faculty Members Supports Precision Health Research Program

Two University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) faculty members have been awarded a $15,000 mini-grant from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) in support of the All of Us Research Program
5-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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University of Maryland School of Dentistry Researcher Seeks New Adjuvants for Vaccines

Ernst-led team will evaluate adjuvants for both antigen- and dose-sparing capabilities, which may result in decreased cost of vaccines and improved compliance in the battle against infectious diseases.
21-Dec-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UM School of Pharmacy-led Team to Aid FDA in Examining Clinical Need for Compounding Using Bulk Drug Substances

Ashlee Mattingly, PharmD, BCPS, assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, will collaborate with leaders of the University of Maryland Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (M-CERSI).
18-Dec-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Md. Nursing Workforce Center to Be Created at UMB

Rebecca Wiseman, PhD ’93, RN, associate professor and chair of the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) at the Universities at Shady Grove, has been awarded a $265,467 Nurse Support Program II (NSP II) grant to establish the Maryland...
8-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Seeks Path for Drugs to Reach Brain Tumors

The blood-brain barrier is a specialized network of vascular and brain cells that acts as the brain’s security system, helping to safeguard the brain and regulate the flow of substances into and out of it.
14-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Former NHL Goalie Clint Malarchuk Shares Journey Battling Depression, OCD

The former goaltender has teamed up with and Jodi Jacobson Frey, PhD, MSW, associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Social Work, in a statewide campaign designed to engage working-aged Michigan men in online...
11-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Opened in 1807, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is Maryland’s public health, law, and human services university, dedicated to excellence in education, research, clinical care, and public service. UMB enrolls 6,700 students in six nationally ranked professional schools — dentistry, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work — and an interdisciplinary Graduate School. The University offers 62 doctoral, master’s, baccalaureate, and certificate programs and confers most of the professional practice doctoral degrees awarded in Maryland. UMB is a thriving academic health center combining cutting-edge biomedical research and exceptional patient care. UMB’s extramural funding totaled $556 million in FY 2017, and each tenured/tenure-track faculty member brings over $1 million in research grants, on average, into UMB every year. The University of Maryland BioPark, Baltimore’s biggest biotechnology cluster, fuels the commercialization of new drugs, treatments, and devices, giving 900 scientists and entrepreneurs the space to create and collaborate.


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