UMSOM’s Kathleen Neuzil Receives Marylander of the Year Award for Unprecedented Leadership on COVID-19 Vaccines Research
Dr. Kathleen Neuzil, MD, MPH, FIDSA, the Myron M. Levine, MD, DTPH, Professor in Vaccinology and Director of the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s (UMSOM)’s Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health (CVD), has been named this...
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Preschoolers living in impoverished communities who have access to a nurturing home environment have significantly higher intelligence quotient (IQ) scores in adolescence compared to those raised without nurturing care.
18-Dec-2020 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Largest Study of Its Kind Identifies Which COVID-19 Patients Face the Greatest Risk of Mortality During Hospitalization
Hospitalized COVID-19 patients have a greater risk of dying if they are men or are obese or have complications from diabetes or hypertension, according to a new study conducted by University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) researchers. In a...
18-Dec-2020 1:20 PM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers Create Extensive Gene Expression Database to Gain New Insights into Pneumococcal Infections
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine published one of the most comprehensive analyses of how genes get expressed during infection (known as a transcriptome). The analyses include three different strains of the bacteria...
14-Dec-2020 5:40 PM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have discovered new drug compounds to potentially treat the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. This finding could lead to the development of new broad-spectrum antiviral drugs...
13-Nov-2020 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites
Landmark Study Suggests Malaria-Preventive Drugs Dramatically Reduce Infections and Improve Health of School Children
Use of preventive antimalarial treatments reduces by half the number of malaria infections among schoolchildren, according to a new analysis published today in The Lancet Global Health.
21-Oct-2020 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
New Landmark Study at UM School of Medicine Finds Aspirin Use Reduces Risk of Death in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients
Hospitalized COVID-19 patients who were taking a daily low-dose aspirin to protect against cardiovascular disease had a significantly lower risk of complications and death compared to those who were not taking aspirin, according to a new study led...
22-Oct-2020 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites
New research finds wide variations in the way hospitals ensure that premature or low birth weight infants can breathe safely in a car seat before they're discharged. The same infant who passes a screening in one hospital’s newborn nursery may fail...
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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.
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