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  • University of Maryland Strategic Partnership Unveils Center for Sports Medicine, Health and Human Performance

    Today, the University of Maryland in College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) unveiled ambitious plans for the Center for Sports Medicine, Health and Human Performance. The new Center, a signature component of the Cole Field House project, will serve as a treatment facility for a wide spectrum of sports-related injuries, and will also serve as a research center for investigation into the treatment of sports related conditions, including the effects and consequences of traumatic brain injury. Traumatic brain injuries are commonly sustained in athletes, and can cause depression, sleep disorders and cognitive decline and adversely impact a victim’s ability to function.

  • The Zika Virus Threat and Vaccine Trial is the Focus of a Special Panel Discussion with Dean Reece and UMSOM Faculty Experts

    Dean E. Albert Reece was joined by Center for Vaccine Development Director Dr. Kathleen Neuzil, and OB/GYN department chair Dr. Christopher Harman to discuss the threat of the Zika virus and the development of a new vaccine in a panel discussion hosted by Frontline Medical News.

  • Researchers Identify Novel Mechanism In Combination Drug Therapy For Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Other Cancers

    Researchers have discovered a novel mechanism in a combination drug therapy that shows potential as a new approach for treating acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and many other cancers. When combined, these agents cause interactions that significantly disrupt cancer cells’ ability to survive DNA damage, according to a preclinical study published today in the journal Cancer Cell.

  • New Study Reveals Major Racial Bias In Leading Genomics Databases

    Led by investigators at the University of Maryland School Of Medicine, a national group of researchers has confirmed for the first time that two of the top genomic databases, which are in wide use today by clinical geneticists, reflect a measurable bias toward genetic data based on European ancestry over that of African ancestry. The results of their study were published today in the journal Nature Communication.

  • UM School of Medicine Launches Unprecedented Initiatives to Create New Generation of Research Scientists Among Students, Trainees and Faculty

    New and expanded research development programs at the University of Maryland School of Medicine will include focus on developing junior, minority and female faculty investigators as well as students and trainees.

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    The State of the School Address

    Delivered by E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, Vice President for Medical Affairs at the University of Maryland, and the John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor and Dean of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the theme of this year’s State of the School address was Undaunted in Purpose, Resilient in Execution.

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