Add to Favorites Newsroom RSS Share
Baltimore, MD USA

Our News on Newswise

Researchers Link Gut Bacteria to Heart Transplant Success or Failure

In a new study, researchers have found that the gut microbiome appears to play a key role in how well the body accepts a transplanted heart. The scientists found a causal relationship between the presence of certain microbes and transplant outcome.
1-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Unexpected Link Between Immune Cells and Male/ Female Differences

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have made a surprising discovery: during fetal development, a particular immune cell seems to play a key role in determining the male or female characteristics of the brain.
11-Sep-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists To Search for Bacteria on Famed World Monuments

This week, to better understand this microbiome, scientists will be collecting bacteria from monuments at Gettysburg Battlefield and Fort McHenry in Baltimore.
20-Jul-2018 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vaginal Microbiome May Influence Stress Levels of Offspring

Exposing newborn mice to vaginal microbes from stressed female mice may transfer the effects of stress to the newborns, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. These changes resemble those seen...
3-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Identify Mechanism That May Explain Why Males Are More at Risk Than Females For Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Sex plays a role in hypertension, diabetes, arthritis – and in many neurological and psychiatric disorders. To better understand the molecular underpinnings of this disparity, Tracy Bale of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, along with...
3-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

180503-immune-inset.jpg

Hogan Opens Fannie Angelos Immune Cell Lab

The University of Maryland School of Medicine held the ceremonial opening of the Fannie Angelos Cellular Therapeutics Laboratory, a state-of-the-art facility that will allow scientists to create the next generation of cancer cures — cells that...
8-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research: Some Gut Bacteria May Protect Against Intestinal Infection

Scientists have for the first time found evidence that a microbe in the human gut is associated with protection from typhoid fever infection. If the research is borne out, it could offer an exciting new way to reduce these infections.
8-May-2018 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Expert Disease Detective Unravels Mysterious Illness That Killed Famed 12th Century Sultan

Saladin may not be well known in the West, but even 800 years after his death, he remains famous in the Middle East. During his illustrious life, he successfully led armies against the invading Crusaders and conquered several kingdoms. But his death...
1-May-2018 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


see all news

Our Experts on Newswise

University of Maryland School of Medicine Experts Available to Discuss Zika Virus

As it spreads throughout South and Central America and beyond, Zika presents a unique challenge to health officials and to the public. University of Maryland School of Medicine infectious disease specialists can offer insight into the virus, its...
3-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST

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

see all experts

Our YouTube Videos

Youtube feed not yet configured. Is this your Newswise member page? Contact member@newswise.com to configure this module.

About

About section not configured. Is this your member page? Login to edit, or contact member@newswise.com to configure this module.

Contacts

David Kohn
Director of Science Communications

410-706-7590

Christopher Hardwick
Asst. Dean of Public Affairs
University of Maryland School of Medicine

410-706-5260

Twitter

Chat now!