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Parenting Video Series Can Help Kids be ‘Unstuck and On Target’ During Pandemic

The series of free, educational videos are designed to support parents and caregivers tackling common emotional and behavioral topics to help children to stay organized, plan and reach their goals, be flexible thinkers and help regulate their...
15-Nov-2021 3:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

University of Maryland School of Dentistry Offers Certificate in Oral Health Science Program for Non-Dental Health Care Providers

The curriculum is designed to help clinicians recognize and manage oral health infections, diseases, and systemic conditions to more effectively and efficiently improve overall health for their patients.
15-Jun-2020 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mindfulness an Effective Treatment for Migraines

In an article published March 13, 2020 in the journal Pain, David A. Seminowicz, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Neural and Pain Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, and coauthors show how mindfulness can help in...
3-Apr-2020 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Smart Mouthguard Technology Licensed from University of Maryland, Baltimore

Technology for a smart mouthguard from the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) has been licensed by University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) alumnus Michael Wright, DDS, MS, into his new startup company, The WrightGuard Innovation...
17-Feb-2020 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers Find New Evidence for Physical Differences in Schizophrenia Patients

Schizophrenia findings revealed by team from UNR School of Medicine, UM School of Dentistry, who colllaborated with British and Turkish investigators
7-Oct-2019 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Maryland, Baltimore Researchers' Startup, Pumas-AI, Launches Cutting-Edge Healthcare Software

Pumas-AI, a new company founded by University of Maryland School of Pharmacy faculty members, has released a pharmaceutical modeling platform that utilizes Julia programming language and enables scientific machine learning, or scientific AI.
8-Aug-2019 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Maryland School of Pharmacy Offers Nation’s First MS Degree in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics

Two-year program is the first of its kind in the United States to provide students with the knowledge needed to support patients and the medical cannabis industry, add to existing research, and develop well-informed medical cannabis policy.
24-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Grant Focuses on Research to Tackle Problem Gambling

University of Maryland School of Social Work’s Financial Social Work Initiative and Maryland-based non-profit Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Maryland and Delaware, Inc. (CCCSMD)
8-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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