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Friday, November 22, 2019
UM School of Medicine Marks 10th Anniversary of Shock Trauma and Anesthesiology Research (STAR) Center
The Shock Trauma and Anesthesiology Research (STAR) Center at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), one of the first centers in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to studying the prevention and treatment of trauma, held a full-day symposium to mark the Research Center’s 10-year anniversary. Over the past decade, the world-class, multi-disciplinary research center has focused on traumatic brain injury, critical care, organ support, injury prevention, and surgical outcomes.
Thursday, December 07, 2017
University of Maryland School of Medicine Scientists Find that Traumatic Brain Injury Causes Intestinal Damage
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) researchers have found a two-way link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and intestinal changes. These interactions may contribute to increased infections in these patients, and may also worsen chronic brain damage.
Monday, December 05, 2016
University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece announced today that Alan I. Faden, MD, the David S. Brown Professor in Trauma and Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), and Director of the UM SOM Shock Trauma and Anesthesiology Research center (STAR), has been appointed to the new position of Associate Dean for Trans-Campus Research Advancement at the UM SOM.
Monday, November 30, 2015
University of Maryland School of Medicine Study Finds That Air Evacuation May Do Further Harm In Patients With Brain Injury
Over the past 15 years, more than 330,000 U.S. soldiers have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is one of the leading causes of death and disability connected to the country’s recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. Many of these patients were evacuated by air from these countries to Europe and the U.S. for further treatment. In general, these patients were flown quickly to hospitals outside the battle zone, where more extensive treatment was available.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
What Really Causes Brain Problems After Traumatic Brain Injury in Football and Elsewhere? University of Maryland School of Medicine Researchers Have a Surprising Answer
A new paper by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) argues that there is a widespread misunderstanding about the true nature of traumatic brain injury and how it causes chronic degenerative problems.