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UMSOM in the Media

November 2021

DateStory Topic
11/25 UMSOM's  L. Susan Wieland, discusses the benefits of yoga to improve back pain. MSN Color
11/24 UMSOM's Dr. Teo Postolache comments on whether age is a factor in the development of Seasonal Affective Disorder. Discover
11/22 UMSOM's Dr. Greg Jasani wrote an op-ed on new legislation to address physician shortages. MedPage
11/16 UMSOM's Dr. Stephen Seliger is quoted on the new University of Maryland Medicine policy removing raced-based algorithm from evaluations of kidney transplant patients. Washington Post
11/16 UMSOM's Dr. Paul Fishman discusses new research on Alzheimer's disease. WYPR
11/14 UMSOM's Dr. Amal Mattu comments on a new study showing epinephrine benefits heart attack patients when administered within 20 minutes following after cardiac arrest. MedScape
11/13 UMSOM's Dr. Rena Malik advises not to drink too much water to avoid frequent urination. EatThis.com
11/10 IHV's Bob Gallo comments on a University of Nebraska study that used molecular scissors to cut HIV out of the DNA of cells Omaha World-Herald logo
11/10 UMSOM's Dr. Muhammad Mohiuddin discusses his xenotransplantation research on transplanating genetically engineered pig's hearts into baboons.  TRT World
11/8 UMSOM's Dr. Raya Kheirbek discusses palliative care for prisoners and the importance of dignity for all end of life patients.  
11/8 UMSOM's Dr. Emerson Wickwire discusses challenges of adjusting to end of daylight savings time. WBAL
11/5 UMSOM's Dr. Paul Fishman is quoted on the approval of focused ultrasound device for Parkinson's disease. Medpage Today
11/4 UMSOM's Dr. Zhekang Ying's research on air pollution leading to brain inflammation that may lower sperm counts was covered Men's Health
11/3  CVD's Dr. Andrea Berry explains her new research showing a an unlikely kind of antibody in people with malaria  ANI 

October 2021

DateStory Topic
10/31 UMSOM's Dr. Zhekang Ying discusses his study showing that brain inflammation from pollution reduces sperm count in mice Asian News International
10/22 UMSOM's Dr. Teodor Postolache comments on the use of light therapy to treat seasonal affective disorder.  Prevention
10/13 UMSOM's Dr. Chris D'Adamo discusses a new study on acupuncture to reduce post-surgical knee pain. HealthDay
10/13 UMSOM's Dr. Katrina Mark and Dr. Chris Welsh discuss new call-in line to help train doctors on treating pregnant women with opioid addiction. Baltimore Sun
10/11 UMSOM's Dr. Natalie Davis comments on her new study on the effects of THS in breast milk of premature infants. Healio
10/10 UMSOM's Dr. Natalie Davis comments on her new study on the effects of THC in breast milk on premature infants. Healthline 
10/9 UMSOM's Dr. Natalie Davis comments on her new study on the effects of THC in breast milk on premature infants. Fatherly
10/8 UMSOM's Dr. Natalie Davis comments on her new study on the effects of THC in breast milk on premature infants. MSN
10/7 CVD's Dr. Miriam Laufer talks about a historic WHO malaria vaccine recommendation for children in sub-Saharan Africa. WJLA
10/4 UMSOM's Dr. Chris D'Adamo shares his advice on using garlic to improve health.  
10/3

UMSOM's Dr. Andrew Goldberg comments on the science of Tom Brady's longevity as a quarterback.

Pro Football Network

September 2021

DateStory Topic
9/29

UMSOM's Michy Kelly explains that social compatibility may be genetic based on her findings in mice

WRC-DC 
9/29

UMSOM's Dr. Raya Kheirbek writes in an op-ed about compassionate care for dying prisoners.

Baltimore Sun 
9/24

CVD's Dr. James Campbell answers questions about pediatric COVID vaccines.

Baltimore Sun
9/23

CVD's Dr. Kathleen Neuzil explains why antibiotic resistance and unsafe water and sanitation make access to typhoid vaccines very important in parts of the world where the disease remains common. 

Healio
9/20

Drs. Kathleen Neuzil and Myron Levine discuss the history of typhoid vaccines and recently published findings in the New England Journal of Medicine that a single-dose typhoid-conjugated vaccine is safe and effective in protecting against typhoid in Blantyre, Malawi.

Baltimore Sun 
9/18

Typhoid vaccines will be rolled out in Malawi nationwide following a two-year study, conducted by CVD's Dr. Kathleen Neuzil and her research partners. It found that a single dose typhoid conjugate vaccine is safe and effective in protecting against typhoid in Blantyre, Malawi.

Voice of America  
9/17 CVD's Dr. Kathleen Neuzil and her research partners' work on a single dose typhoid conjugate vaccine, found safe and effective in protecting against typhoid in Blantyre, Malawi, was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.   Florida News Times 
9/17 UMSOM's Dr. Eric Weintraub is quoted on his study investigating the use of telemedicine mobile clinics to treat opioid addiction. Very-well-Health
9/16

UMSOM's Dr. Peixin Yang's study on birth defects due to maternal diabetes was covered in Science Times 

Science Times
9/15

UMSOM's Dr. Peixin Yang discusses his study on the mechanism behind neural birth defects in babies born from mother's with diabetes

Hindustan Times
9/15

UMSOM's Dr. Eric Weintraub discusses his opioid treatment telemedicine study and rising rate of opioid deaths in Maryalnd.

Delmarva Now (USA Today network)
9/9

UMSOM's Dr. Eric Weintraub discusses findings from his mobile opioid unit study with Psycom. 

Psycom
9/9

UMSOM's Dr. Marc Hochberg speaks to the Wall Street Journal about experimental treatments to improve knee cartilage.

Wall Street Journal
9/8

UMSOM’s Dr. Aloke Finn speaks to NBC News affiliates about his study on genetic variants involved in sudden cardiac death

NBC News
9/2

UMSOM's Michy Kelly, PhD, talks to New York Post about if there is a biological basis for instant attraction

 
New York Post 
9/2

IHV's Mohammed Sajadi, MD, speaks with WebMD about human trials beginning for an HIV vaccine created with mRNA technology 

WebMD 

August 2021

July 2021

DateStory Topic
7/27 UMSOM's Dr. David McDuff is interviewed on WJZ about Simone Biles and Olympic Stress WJZ
7/27 IHV's Dr. Eleanor Wilson discusses why the CDC updated masking guidance for schools Chronicle of Higher Education
7/26 IHV's Dr. Eleanor Wilson comments on the effectiveness of the vaccine against the delta variant of COVID WJLA
7/23 IHV's Dr. Eleanor Wilson discusses the variants and the surge in the unvaccinated in this panel discussion Newswise
7/23 IHV's Dr. Robert Gallo verfies that Japan has a vaccination plan WUSA9
7/22 UMSOM's Dr. David McDuff discuss use of marijuana in Olympic athletes with Scientific American Scientific-American
7/20  IHV's Dr. Nadia Sam-Agudu is quoted in Nature about the evidence for vaccinating children for COVID-19 Nature
7/15 Dr. Peter Bowan is quoted in this MSN story about doing yoga and stretches to help scoliosis. MSN
7/14 IHV's Dr. Joel Chua discusses viral mutations in this Fact Check on COVID. USA Today
7/8 Dr. Robert Gallo says COVID-19 is a solvable problem as obviously it was easy to get a solvable vaccine.  Bloomberg
7/8 Dr. Pamela Peeke speaks to WebMD about how doctors serve as role models in teaching patients about obesity. WebMD
7/7 Dr. Sarah Edwards spoke to Medscape about the opening of the trauma-informed psychiatric unit for children at the UMMC. MedScape
7/6 Dr. Kashif Munir was quoted in this WebMD story on his new research involving the use of antacids to control diabetes.

7/1 Dr. Kirsten Lyke explains in Time the importance of wearing masks to protect against the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus. Time
7/1 Dr. Kathleen Neuzil discusses the final trial data of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. New Atlas

June 2021 and Older

DateFaculty FeaturedFaculty FeaturedLink
6/30 Confusion builds over face masks as Delta variant spreads across U.S. Kathleen Neuzil CBS
6/30 A malaria vaccine with live parasites shows promise in a small trial Kirsten Lyke Science News
6/29 Why these parents volunteered their young children for COVID-19 vaccine trials James Campbell CNN
6/25 FDA adds warning to mRNA COVID-19 vaccines Wilbur Chen  Fox 45
6/25 What went wrong with CureVac's mRNA vaccine  Kathleen Neuzil  Science 
6/24 Pandemic has made childhood obesity worse, but has uncovered new means to fight it Maureen Black New York Times magazine
6/22 Virginia teen participates in Novavax COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial     WUSA 9 
6/21 Genetic cause of neurodevelopmental disorder discovered Saima Riazuddin Science Daily
6/21 Researchers discover genetic cause of intellectual disabilities, neurodevelopmental disorders Saima Riazuddin Asian News International
6/20 Schools can reopen safely, provided mitigation strategies are in place Meagan Fitzpatrick  Contagion Live
6/18 India should brace for third COVID-19 wave by Oct, say health experts Bob Gallo Reuters
6/16 Stop the bleed campaign David Efron WMAR
6/15 Aortic dissection tied to worse outcomes in women than in men Thomas Gleason Reuters
6/15 Another COVID vaccine option? Here is what we know about the Novavax shot that's on the way Karen Kotloff, Matthew Frieman Baltimore Sun
6/14 Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine is 90 percent effective, study finds Kathleen Neuzil Washington Post
6/10 'We were all scared,' The 40-year history of the HIV told by contemporary witnesses Bob Gallo Suddeutsche Zeitung Magazin (Germany)
6/9 Nearly 20% of people with unexplained cardiac death have previously undetected genetic variants Aloke Finn Beckers Hospital Review
6/9 Effectiveness of new Alzheimer's drug approved by FDA Julia Biernot CNN online
6/9 New Alzheimer's drug: what to know Julia Biernot WebMD
6/8 How microbes can reveal where we're from Lynn Schriml NPR
6/6 Fact check: Post misleads on effectiveness of J&J  COVID-19 vaccine in older adults  Dr. Matthew Laurens  USA Today 
6/1 Seasonal Affective Disorder Isn't Just for Winter Teodor Postolache New York Times
5/29 Exoskeleton-Assisted Walking May Improve Bowel Function Peter Gorman Neuroscience News
5/27 Maryland researchers study whether HIV cure can come from infusing patients with genetically modified ‘super T cells’ Robert Gallo Baltimore Sun
5/19 UMSOM expert answers COVID-19 questions from viewers (featured as individual questions shown on broadcasts over time) Matthew Laurens WBAL, Yahoo, MSN
5/17 CDC takeaway for masking: if you're vaccinated, you're safe Elizabeth Clayborne Yahoo Finance
5/13 The golden ticket for kids 11 and younger is a spot in a COVID-19 vaccine trial James Campbell  Washington Post
5/13 U.S. shouldn't prioritize vaccinating teens over donating shots abroad if it wants to get back to normal  Kathleen Neuzil  Business Insider
5/13 UMSOM begins vaccinating children in Novavax trial    Baltimore Sun
5/13 Psychedelic drugs to treat mental health issues Scott Thompson Baltimore Sun
5/13 UMSOM starts Novavax adolescent trial    MSNWJZ
5/13 Shot of Hope: DC area kids start COVID-19 vaccine study  James Campbell  NBC4MSN
5/13 COVID vaccine trial for teens starts at UMSOM   WMAR
5/12 Kids as young as 6 months start UMSOM pediatric COVID-19 study James Campbell WJLA
5/12 He tells his friends he is saving the world: An inside look at Moderna's COVID vaccine study in children  James Campbell WUSA
5/12 Essential oils for gout Bernadette Siaton The Healthy MSN
5/11 7 lingering COVID-19 vaccine questions Matthew Laurens Science News
5/10 Video: The second dose of coronavirus vaccine might make you sick. Here is why that's a good thing Kathleen Neuzil  Washington Post
5/10 Turning down gym class music to protect hearing Ronna Hertzano WTOP
5/7 Moderna, Pfizer warn of need for boosters Kirsten Lyke ABC7
5/7

Doctor discusses his son's participation in UMSOM COVID-19 vaccine study 

  WTOP
5/7 Pfizer/BioNTech requests full FDA approval of COVID-19 vaccine Kirsten Lyke  
5/7

COVID-19 booster shots probably won't cause worse side effects than original vaccine

Kathleen Neuzil

Business Insider 
5/6

Pfizer vaccine is effective against two worst variants 

Kathleen Neuzil

Yahoo! Finance

5/5  Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine offers strong protection against key variants of concern Kathleen Neuzil  Washington Post 
5/5 Treating gout in the ankle Bernadette Siaton The Healthy MSN
5/4 With COVID vaccines for kids and teens, timing matters James Campbell  New York Times
5/4 What you need to know about kids and COVID-19 vaccines Miriam Laufer New York Public Radio
5/4 What vaccine availability will mean for the fall 2021 school year Andrea Berry WJLA
5/3 Baltimore researchers mark one year since first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Kirsten Lyke WJZ
5/3 Thousands of children now involved in COVID vaccine trials James Campbell  Scripps (national)
5/3 Quest for HIV vaccine yields new hope José Esparza National Geographic
5/2 Some schools skip student quarantines Meagan Fitzpatrick  Washington Post
4/28 Children could soon get COVID-19 vaccines as Maryland kids pave way in new study James Campbell Baltimore Sun
4/21 6 Things that can cause black toenails Marcia Driscoll The Healthy MSN
4/15 Behavioral problems linked to snoring Amal Isaiah WTOP radio
4/14 Magic mushrooms as good as antidepressants Scott Thompson MSN Lifestyle
4/14 Your kid's snoring may be affecting their brain Amal Isaiah MSN Health 
4/14 Snoring linked to learning hurdles in kids Amal Isaiah

Fox News

4/13 Why parents should take kids' snoring really seriously Amal Isaiah

Huffington Post

4/12 Is Your Spin Class Music Way Too Loud? Ronna Hertzano

US News and World Report 

3/10 How Grief Rewires the Brain Lisa Shulman

US News and World Report

3/2 Promising New Treatments for Dry Eye Bennie Jeng

Ophthalmology Times

2/24 Tiger Woods Recovery from Car Crash Andrew Pollak Washington Post
2/24 Tiger Woods Recovery from Car Crash Andrew Pollak CBS Evening News

UMSOM Media Highlights 2020-2021