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First Stereotactic Radiation Therapy System Designed to Treat Early Stage Breast Cancer Receives FDA Clearance

The GammaPod ™ – a first-of-its kind stereotactic radiotherapy system to treat early stage breast cancer – has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), paving the way for the manufacturer to bring the system...
22-Dec-2017 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Uses Genetic Testing to Personalize Treatment for Deadly Blood Cancer

A clinical trial using genetic testing to match acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients with new therapies is now open at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC). The center is one of seven cancer...
6-Dec-2017 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

University of Maryland School of Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeons to Receive Prestigious International Research Award


A research team led by Mohit N. Gilotra, MD, assistant professor of orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), will receive the prestigious 2018 Charles S. Neer Award from the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES)...
30-Nov-2017 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Identify Key Factors That Help Microbes Thrive In Harsh Environments

Three new studies by University of Maryland School of Medicine scientists have identified key factors that help microbes survive in harsh environments.
22-Nov-2017 1:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Process Used to Select Lung Transplant Patients May Need to Be Changed


New research from the University of Maryland School of Medicine suggests that the system for choosing transplant recipients in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may underestimate how long a person might survive without a lung transplant...
14-Nov-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Study: Innovative Heart Device Is Safe and Effective


A new study finds that the Harpoon Mitral Valve Repair System, an image-guided device based on technology developed at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, is safe and effective.
1-Nov-2017 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Clinical Trial Explores Combining Immunotherapy and Radiation for Newly Diagnosed Sarcoma Patients

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers are investigating a new approach to treat high-risk soft-tissue sarcomas by combining two immunotherapy drugs with radiation therapy to stimulate the immune system to destroy the main tumor as...
20-Sep-2017 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Shows Novel Collaborative Intensive Care Can Significantly Improve Treatment for Heart Patients – and Cut Costs


Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have found that a new, collaborative treatment model for seriously ill heart patients with breathing difficulties results in better care and lower costs.
11-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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

DR. ROBERT GALLO Available for Interviews: April 23rd Marks 30 Years Since Announcing HIV as the Cause of AIDS


2-Apr-2014 12:55 PM EDT

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