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  • University of Maryland School of Medicine Research Leads To FDA Approval of First Drug To Treat Radiation Sickness

    As a result of research performed by scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of a drug to treat the deleterious effects of radiation exposure following a nuclear incident. The drug, Neupogen®, is the first ever approved for the treatment of acute radiation injury.


  • Q and A with world-renowned malaria research expert Dr. Chris Plowe

    Dr. Christopher Plowe is a world-renowned expert in malaria research. For more than 25 years, he has drawn support from NIH, including a long-standing Fogarty training grant to develop malaria research capacity in Mali. He founded and directs the University of Maryland School of Medicine's new Institute for Global Health, which will incorporate the school's Center for Malaria Research and Center for Vaccine Development.


  • So Long, Farewell, Class of 2015

    The Class of 2015 received their doctoral hoods in a special graduation ceremony at the Baltimore Convention Center on May 14. Hundreds of family, friends and faculty were there to cheer on the 157 graduates as they officially transitioned from students to doctors.


  • Annual Student Awards Ceremony Recognizes Top Graduates

    Following four years of late-night study groups, countless tests, and many cups of coffee, events leading up to graduation began with the ninth annual Student Awards Ceremony and Dinner, held on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at the Southern Management Corporation Campus Center.


  • Dr. Philip Needleman, Internationally-Renowned Scientist and Pharmacologist, to Deliver Graduation Address to University of Maryland School of Medicine's 206th Graduating Class

    The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) and Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, will welcome Philip Needleman, PhD, as the graduation speaker for this year’s graduating class. The UM SOM graduation ceremony will take place at 10 am on May 14, 2015 at the Baltimore Convention Center.


  • University of Maryland Medicine Announces New National Program In Lung Healing to Develop Innovative Approaches for Preventing and Treating Acute Lung Disease

    University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, and Jeffrey A. Rivest, MS, President and Chief Executive Officer of University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), today announced the official launch of a new “Program in Lung Healing,” that will further the School’s position as a national leader in research, education and clinical innovation for acute ailments of the lung and respiratory system.


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