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Discovery-Based Medicine

Discovery Based Medicine

Since the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s inception in 1807, our faculty have made numerous advances that have dramatically and measurably impacted and improved lives. Our research has not just been theoretical science, but has always had a patient-centered focus. Every day, our faculty are conducting groundbreaking research, asking “big science” questions, and making discoveries leading to new treatments and cures. Our physician scientists truly embody the school’s guiding principle of discovery-based medicine.

We’re a leader in a variety of research areas, including chronic diseases, transplantation, genomics, cancer, HIV/AIDS, heart disease, kidney disease, stem cell, regenerative medicine, trauma, biomedical engineering, neurosciences, vaccine development, and global health.

Your gift to The Catalyst Campaign makes groundbreaking basic and translational research like this possible:

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A Catalyst for Discovery and Innovation

With substantial gifts from generous donors like you, we’ve created new centers and institutes of excellence and interdisciplinary research collaboration where the greatest minds in medicine are making discoveries that lead to new treatments and cures.
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A Catalyst for Discovery and Innovation

Innovation Fund

Every day, our scientists are finding new ways to transfer the research they are doing in their laboratories into innovative pharmaceuticals, therapeutics, vaccines, and biomedical devices to improve human health and well-being locally and globally. Your gift to the Innovation Fund will fuel the spirit of entrepreneurship and help turn these bold ideas into reality.