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Researchers find potential new way to prevent most common pregnancy-related conditions

A new primate study finds evidence that growth factor plays a key role in maintaining healthy pregnancy by promoting artery remodeling.
18-Jun-2019 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Suggests New Computer Analytics May Solve the Hospital Readmission Puzzle

A University of Maryland School of Medicine study suggests that a novel machine learning model developed at the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), called the Baltimore score (B score), may help hospitals better predict which discharged...
5-Jun-2019 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Experimental Noninvasive Tool Monitors Effectiveness of Stem Cell Transplantation

Researchers analyzed biomarkers secreted from transplanted human stem cells in the recipient blood of a rodent model of heart attack. Analysis of the blood test showed responding cells had changed their gene expression, behavior and secretions,...
22-May-2019 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Maryland’s Schools of Medicine and Engineering First to Use Unmanned Aircraft to Deliver Kidney for Transplant

In a first-ever advancement in human medicine and aviation technology, a University of Maryland unmanned aircraft has delivered a donor kidney to surgeons at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore for successful transplantation into...
26-Apr-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rare Pediatric Double Lung-Heart Transplant Performed at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital

A University of Maryland Medicine team performed a rare bilateral lung-heart transplant on a 12-year-old girl. The surgery was done at the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital.
28-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Maryland Thoracic Surgeons Identify Lymph Nodes That May Help To Determine Prognosis for Patients with Pleural Mesothelioma

University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) surgeons have identified a group of lymph nodes in the chest that appear highly significant in predicting the prognosis for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma – a deadly cancer of the...
11-Feb-2019 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

University of Maryland Doctors Treat First Breast Cancer Patients with GammaPod, Latest High-Precision Radiotherapy

Radiation oncologists at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) are now treating patients with the GammaPod™, a new FDA-cleared radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer. The UMGCCC is...
6-Dec-2018 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

First U.S. Patient Receives Focused Ultrasound Treatment for Neuropathic Pain

University of Maryland physician-scientists have treated the first patient in the United States with MRI-guided focused ultrasound for neuropathic leg pain as part of a pilot clinical trial.
29-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Scientific Panelist/Expert Available to Discuss New Physical Activity Guidelines

13-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST

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Author/Expert Available to Discuss AAP’s New Guidelines for Diagnosing and Treating High Blood Pressure in Children

16-Aug-2017 2:20 PM EDT

Physician-in-Chief of nation's first and largest integrated trauma center available to comment on medical response to mass casualties

12-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Epidemiologist Available to Discuss Medical Overuse

27-Aug-2015 5:05 PM EDT

University of Maryland Radiologist Dr. Charles White Available to Discuss Screening for Lung Cancer

9-Feb-2015 4:00 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

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The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is comprised of two hospitals in Baltimore: an 800-bed teaching hospital – the flagship institution of the 12-hospital University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) – and a 200-bed community teaching hospital, UMMC Midtown Campus. UMMC is a national and regional referral center for trauma, cancer care, neurocare, cardiac care, diabetes and endocrinology, women's and children's health and has one of the largest solid organ transplant programs in the country. All physicians on staff at the flagship hospital are faculty physicians of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. At UMMC Midtown Campus, faculty physicians work alongside community physicians to provide patients with the highest quality care. UMMC Midtown Campus was founded in 1881 and is located one mile away from the University Campus hospital.

The University of Maryland School of Maryland, chartered in 1807 as the first public medical school in the United States, continues today as a leader in accelerating innovation and discovery in medicine. The School of Medicine is the founding school of the University of Maryland, and is an integral part of the 11-campus University System of Maryland. Located on the University of Maryland’s Baltimore campus, the School of Medicine works closely with the University of Maryland Medical Center and Medical System to provide a research-intensive, academic and clinically based education. With 43 academic departments, centers and institutes and a faculty of more than 3,000 physicians and research scientists, plus more than $400 million in extramural funding, the School is regarded as one of the leading biomedical research institutions in the U.S., with top-tier faculty and programs in vaccine development, cancer, brain science, surgery and transplantation, trauma and emergency medicine, and human genomics, among other centers of excellence. The School is not only concerned with the health of the citizens of Maryland and the U.S., but also has a global presence, with research and treatment facilities in more than 35 countries around the world. http://medschool.umaryland.edu/

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