October 18, 2017 | David Kohn
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Tuesday, December 07, 2021
UM School of Medicine's Department of Radiation Oncology Announces that Preeminent Scientist, Dr. Zeljko Vujaskovic, will Transition to New Role in the Department
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Radiation Oncology Department Chair William F. Regine, MD, FACR, FACRO, announced today that Zeljko Vujaskovic, MD, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Radiation Oncology, will transition from his current faculty position to a new role in the Department, effective December 3, 2021.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Three UMSOM Faculty Members Recognized as 2021 Maryland Daily Record Health Care Heroes
The Maryland Daily Record has honored three leading faculty members at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) with its 2021 Health Care Heroes Awards. The award recognizes those who have provided exceptional service and made significant impacts on the quality of health care in the State of Maryland this year. An outside panel of health care experts selected the winners.
Monday, October 08, 2018
High-Precision Proton Therapy More Effective in Treating Certain Cancers When Combined with Thermal Therapy
The Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC) is now offering deep-tissue external thermal therapy in combination with high-precision proton-beam radiotherapy as a potential way to boost survival chances for certain cancer patients. MPTC is the only center in the world to offer these two treatments at the same facility, an advantage to patients because these therapies are typically given within an hour of each other.
Monday, September 24, 2018
University of Maryland School of Medicine Researchers to Present Original Research at Key Radiation Conference
The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) announced that the Division of Translational Radiation Science (DTRS) will participate in the annual meeting of the Radiation Research Society (RRS) on September 23-26, 2018, in Chicago.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
New Clinical Trial Explores Combining Immunotherapy and Radiation for Newly Diagnosed Sarcoma Patients
University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers are investigating a new approach to treat high-risk soft-tissue sarcomas by combining two immunotherapy drugs with radiation therapy to stimulate the immune system to destroy the main tumor as well as leftover microscopic cancer cells that may seed other tumors.
Friday, July 21, 2017
University Of Maryland School Of Medicine Scientist Receives Top Award for His Pioneering Work on Improving Radiation Therapy Outcome
Søren M. Bentzen, PhD, DMSc, a professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (EPH) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), has been awarded a gold medal from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). This is the highest honor bestowed upon ASTRO members. It recognizes a distinguished scientist who has made major contributions to the field of radiation oncology.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Leading Physician-Scientist at University of Maryland School of Medicine Receives Award for Innovative Work in Thermal Treatment for Cancer
Zeljko Vujaskovic, MD, PhD, an internationally recognized physician scientist and Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), will receive the 2016 J. Eugene Robinson Award at the annual Society for Thermal Medicine Meeting in New Orleans, held April 11 to 15. Dr. Vujaskovic, who is also Director of the Division of Translational Radiation Sciences in the UM SOM Department of Radiation Oncology, and Director of the Maryland Proton Alliance at UM SOM, will receive the award in recognition of his contributions to hyperthermic oncology, the use of heat to treat cancer. At the event, Dr. Vujaskovic will also present a lecture on the reemerging role of thermal therapy in cancer treatment.
Friday, January 15, 2016
UM SOM to Participate in Expanded Medical Countermeasures Research Project
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) Department of Radiation Oncology Chair and Professor William F. Regine, MD, FACR, FACRO, and UM SOM Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that researchers at the UM SOM have been selected as key contractors by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), for its Radiation Nuclear Animal Model Development program. BARDA is part of the Office of the Secretary for Preparedness and Response in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).