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Thursday, September 23, 2021
Dr. Deanna Kelly Appointed New Chair of Institutional Review Board for the Maryland Department of Health
Deanna Kelly, PharmD, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), has been appointed to lead the prestigious committee of experts who review and approve all proposed research projects involving human participants for the Maryland Department of Health (MDH). She will chair the MDH Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the next four years, a position she started in July.
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Researchers Launch Study to Improve Prescribing of Clozapine for More Effective Management of Schizophrenia
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center are preparing to launch a new study to increase prescribing rates of the medication clozapine to treat schizophrenia. It will employ an innovative educational telementoring program called Project ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) that connects centralized experts to prescribers and clinicians throughout the state of Maryland.
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
UMSOM/UMSOP Researchers Awarded $1.78 Million Grant to Study Brain-To-Gut Connection in Schizophrenia
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s (UMSOM) Maryland Psychiatric Center (MPRC) and Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS), along with researchers at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy (UMSOP), have been awarded a collaborative five-year $1.78 million grant to study the brain-to-gut connection in schizophrenia.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
University of Maryland School of Medicine Researchers Identify Intriguing Links Between Sleep, Cognition and Schizophrenia
More than 3.2 million Americans suffer from schizophrenia; about 100,000 people are newly diagnosed every year. The disease includes a wide range of symptoms including visual and auditory hallucinations, cognitive problems and motivational issues.
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
University of Maryland School of Medicine Researchers Find Novel Chemical Switch That May Help Decrease Crucial Symptoms of Schizophrenia
A new study by University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers has found that in mice, adjusting levels of a compound called kynurenic acid can have significant effects on schizophrenia-like behavior. The study appeared in the latest issue of the journal Biological Psychiatry.