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Six-Country African Study Shows COVID-19 Can Be Dangerous in Pregnancy

A new study involving hospitalized women in 6 African countries from the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Institute of Human Virology showed that pregnant women with SARS-CoV-2 had 2X the risk of being admitted to the ICU and 4X the...
18-Jul-2022 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Institute of Human Virology’s Mohammad Sajadi Elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation

The American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) elected Mohammad Sajadi, MD, Professor of Medicine in the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) as a 2022 member.
25-Apr-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Grant Awarded to Study HIV Drug-Resistant Genetic Mutations Across Africa

University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM)’s Institute of Human Virology (IHV) researchers received funding from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) for $2.7 million to study...
14-Apr-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Awards Grant to Train Global Health Scientists in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

The award entitled, “Integrated Network of Scholars in Global Health Research Training (INSIGHT)” will expand global health research across sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean by providing one-year mentored research...
14-Apr-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Live’ Polio Vaccine Fires Up Immune System Providing Protection From Sars-Cov-2 Infection

University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Institute of Human Virology contributes to Global Virus Network studies suggesting that the oral polio vaccine can protect people in developing nations that do not yet have access to COVID vaccines
12-Apr-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UM School of Medicine Institute of Human Virology’s Robert Gallo Receives Distinguished Alumni Award by the University of Chicago Medical Association

Robert Gallo, MD, was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by the University of Chicago Medical & Biological Sciences Alumni Association (UChicago MBSAA) for his lifetime achievements.
5-Apr-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Institute of Human Virology’s Infectious Disease Experts Perform Pathogen Surveillance for Unprecedented Pig-to-Human Heart Transplant at University of Maryland Medical Center

The University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Institute of Human Virology researchers played a collaborative role in last month’s successful transplant of a genetically-modified pig heart into a patient with terminal heart disease by creating...
2-Mar-2022 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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$6.5M Grant Awarded to Develop Treatment for Alcoholic Liver Disease-Associated Kidney Dysfunction

The Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and MitoPower LLC were awarded an Small Business Innovation Research grant of $6.5 million from the NIH’s National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to...
9-Nov-2021 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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