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University of Maryland Medicine to Eliminate Race from Kidney Function Estimates

University of Maryland Medicine, comprised of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) and the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) has announced that it will end the use of a long-standing clinical standard that factors a...
23-Nov-2021 12:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Retinoid Therapy May Improve Vision in People with Rare Genetic Disorder, According to Study in Mice from University of Maryland School of Medicine and NIH

Using data generated from patients and mice with genetic mutation for the disorder Usher syndrome, researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health documented the natural history of vision...
9-Nov-2021 12:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Unexpected Antibody Type Found in People with Malaria Infections

In a newly published study, researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have detected antibodies primarily made in response to infections in the mucous membranes — in such areas as the lungs, intestines, or vagina — in study...
2-Nov-2021 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Research Finds Air Pollution Reduces Sperm Counts through Brain Inflammation

Researchers have long known that air pollution can increase the risk of certain health conditions, but they did not know the exact mechanism. Now, University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) researchers have shown how air pollution reduces...
25-Oct-2021 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Maryland School of Medicine Neurology Chair Peter B. Crino, MD, PhD, Receives Prestigious Neuroscience Award

Seven-year Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award Given to Dr. Crino for Cutting-Edge Research.
19-Oct-2021 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Understanding Hearing Loss from Noise Damage through Gene Expression Changes

A team led by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has published an online interactive atlas representing the changes in the levels of RNA made in the different cell types of ears of mice, after damage due to loud noise.
29-Sep-2021 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Probiotic-Containing Yogurt Protects Against Microbiome Changes That Lead to Antibiotic-Induced Diarrhea, Study Finds

Eating yogurt containing a particular strain of a well-studied probiotic appears to protect against harmful changes in the gut microbiome that are associated with antibiotic administration.
14-Sep-2021 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Maryland Medicine Partners with Vibrent Health to Embark on Landmark Precision Health Research Study

New Partnership Will Create Digital Infrastructure to Support Statewide ‘All of Maryland’ Study to Learn More About How Genes and Other Factors Affect Health
14-Sep-2021 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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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

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