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Tuesday, April 04, 2023
UM School of Medicine Study Finds ChatGPT Helpful for Breast Cancer Screening Advice, With Certain Caveats
As more consumers turn to the newly available ChatGPT for health advice, researchers are eager to see whether the information provided by the artificial intelligence chatbot is reliable and accurate. A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) indicates that the answers generated provide correct information the vast majority of the time; sometimes, though, the information is inaccurate or even fictitious.
Monday, January 24, 2022
UM School of Medicine Surgery Professor Jonathan Bromberg, MD, PhD, Receives Prestigious NIH Award for Research on Immune System Regulation
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA announced today that Jonathan Bromberg, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Surgery, has received a prestigious aw ard from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his research into how the immune system regulates itself in the area of transplantation. The $2.3 million grant will enable him to learn more about how the immune system’s gatekeepers, called regulatory T cells, work to suppress the body’s immune response.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
University of Maryland School of Medicine Names Renowned Trauma Surgeon-Scientist, Dr. David Efron, as Professor of Trauma Surgery and New Chief of Trauma
Thomas M. Scalea, MD, the Honorable Francis X. Kelly Distinguished Professor of Trauma Surgery and Director of the Program in Trauma at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), and Physician-in-Chief at the UM R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, along with UMSOM Dean, E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that David Thomas Efron, MD, one of the leading trauma surgeon-scientists in the U.S., will become the Inaugural Thomas M. Scalea Distinguished Professor of Trauma Surgery in the Department of Surgery, Chief of Trauma and Medical Director of the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. He will begin his new position effective September 1.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
University of Maryland School of Medicine Thoracic Surgeons Identify Lymph Nodes That May Help to Determine Prognosis for Patients with Pleural Mesothelioma
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) surgeons have identified a group of lymph nodes in the chest that appear highly significant in predicting the prognosis for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma – a deadly cancer of the chest lining that is usually caused by asbestos.
Monday, October 29, 2018
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) continue in their work to help combat this disease that impacts more than 315,000 women in the U.S. each year.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Mother-Daughter Kayaking Team to Complete 300-Mile Trip in Baltimore to Honor Late UM SOM Scientist Dr. Angela Brodie
Patients who receive life-saving care from a physician or surgeon are often so grateful that they make generous gifts to medical schools and hospitals where they were treated.
Monday, August 07, 2017
In 2017, more than 315,000 women in the U.S. are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer. More than 40,000 are expected to die in 2017 from the disease. Over the course of their lives, one in 8 women in this country will develop invasive breast cancer.
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
In Memoriam: Angela Hartley Brodie, Ph.D., Internationally Renowned Breast Cancer Researcher at University of Maryland School of Medicine
Angela Hartley Brodie, PhD, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and an internationally recognized scientist whose groundbreaking cancer research is considered among the greatest advances in treating breast cancer, passed away of complications from Parkinson’s disease at her home in Fulton, MD. She was 82.