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Tuesday, October 19, 2021
UM School of Medicine Establishes Two New Endowed Professorships and Center for Pathogen Research through Private Gifts and Matching State Funds
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that the school of medicine has been awarded $1.25 million in matching funds from the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Fund (MEIF), administered by the Maryland Department of Commerce. The funds, totaling $2.5 million when combined with private philanthropy, will enable the establishment of a new Center for Pathogen Research. They will also enable the UMSOM to support research professorships in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the Department of Neurology.
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
$2.3 million Award Targeted for “High-Risk, High Reward” Research that Aims to Understand Contribution of Blood Flow to Brain Plasticity
Friday, September 29, 2017
University of Maryland School of Medicine Researchers Identify Millions of New Genes From Bacteria Living on and in the Human Body
A new study of the human microbiome—the trillions of microbial organisms that live on and within our bodies—has uncovered millions of previously unknown genes from microbial communities in the human gut, skin, mouth, and vaginal microbiome, allowing for new insights into the role these microbes play in human health and disease.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
University of Maryland School of Medicine Names David Marcozzi to Help Lead Health Disparities and Population Health Program
Jay S. Magaziner, PhD, MS, Hyg, professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (EPH) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), along with UM SOM Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that David Marcozzi, MD, MHS-CL, FACEP, an associate professor in the UM SOM Department of Emergency Medicine, has been named as Co-Director of the UM SOM Program in Health Disparities and Population Health, which is based in EPH.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
A range of powerful evidence shows unequivocally that where you live, as well as your social circumstances, play a huge role in your health. This was the message delivered by Anthony B. Iton, MD, JD, MPH, Senior Vice President of Healthy Communities at the California Endowment, in a lecture April 18 at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM).
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
University of Maryland School of Medicine Physician Scientist Receives Top Award in Epidemiology from Physician's Group
Mary-Claire Roghmann, MD, MS, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, and Associate Dean for Physician Scientist Training and Transdisciplinary Research Advancement, at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), as well an Associate Hospital Epidemiologist and Investigator at the VA Maryland Health Care System, has been awarded the Alvan R. Feinstein Memorial Award from the American College of Physicians (ACP). The award was presented in San Diego at ACP’s Convocation Ceremony on March 30, 2017, during its annual scientific conference, Internal Medicine Meeting 2017.