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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 HealthyMenMichigan.org 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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University of Maryland, Baltimore Starts Police Athletic/Activities League Program

University of Maryland, Baltimore has launched a Police Athletic/Activities League (PAL) for kids in W. Baltimore. It is one of only two PAL programs at a university.
6-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Technology for Use in Military Vehicles May Protect Warfighters From Blast-Induced Brain Injury

Elastic frame design reduces blast acceleration up to 80 percent; technology could be adapted for vehicle bumpers, athletic helmets.
25-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Paper Urges Researchers, Clinicians to Regard Chlamydia Differently Given Oral Sex Practices

A perspective piece in the Journal of Infectious Diseases urges scientists to rethink their views of Chlamydia trachomatis.
5-Jan-2018 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Working Group Proposes New Regulations for Stool Transfers

A working group of human microbiome researchers and legal experts developed what they say is an improved regulatory process for fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) which will result in better outcomes for patients and could serve as a model for...
5-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Healthy Men Michigan’s Online Screening Tool Helps Men Take Control of their Mental Health

Study led by University of Maryland School of Social Work's Jodi Frey has resulted in more than 1,750 mental health screenings.
15-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Lipids Influence How Sick You Get From a Bacterial Infection

Researchers from the University of Maryland, Baltimore and the University of Maastricht deomonstrated their ability to use mass spectrometry imaging (MSI) in tracking disease progression, opening avenues for future research into the applicability...
6-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Welcome to the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) founded in 1807 along a ridge in what was then called Baltimore Town. Today, this 71-acre research and technology complex encompasses 65 buildings in West Baltimore near the Inner Harbor. UMB is Maryland's only public health, law, and human services university. Seven professional and graduate schools train the majority of the state's physicians, graduate nurses, dentists, lawyers, social workers, and pharmacists.Under the leadership of President Jay A. Perman, MD, the University is a leading partner in the redevelopment of Baltimore’s Westside. The University of Maryland BioPark, which opened in October 2005, promotes collaborative research opportunities and bioscience innovation.Sponsored research totaled $529.1 million in Fiscal Year 2012. With 6,368 students and 6,875 faculty members and staff, the University is an economic engine that returns more than $15 in economic activity for every $1 of state general funds appropriation. The University community gives more than 2 million hours a year in service to the public.

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