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April 2012

Pharmacists: Capitalize on Your New Responsibilities

John Michael O'Brien challenges students to join him in vast new opportunities for pharmacists in patient health care.

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Posting Date: 04/23/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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PNAS Publishes Three High-Impact Studies on Molecular Events that Advance Disease

Three School of Pharmacy studies in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences aim to design better-targeted drugs to fight deadly bacterial diseases and liver cirrhosis.

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Posting Date: 04/20/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-705-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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Medical Marijuana in Focus at University of Maryland

Over two days in mid-April, researchers from the UM Carey School of Law and the UM School of Pharmacy, along with other invited experts from across the country, explored the legal, medical, and policy implications of expanding the use of the substance in the course of medical treatment.

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Posting Date: 04/18/2012
Contact Name: Jeffrey Raymond
Contact Phone: 410-706-3803
Contact Email: jraymond@umaryland.edu
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University of Maryland School of Medicine and Advanced Particle Therapy LLC Break Ground on $200 Million Proton Therapy Cancer Treatment Center In BioPark

First Proton Treatment Facility in Baltimore-Washington Region Expected to Open in 2014

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Posting Date: 04/17/2012
Contact Name: Karen Robinson
Contact Phone: (410) 706-7590
Contact Email: karobinson@som.umaryland.edu
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University Launches Campuswide Initiative Aimed at Combating HIV/AIDS

Each of the University's Professional Schools Came Together for First-of-Its-Kind Initiative

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Posting Date: 04/16/2012
Contact Name: Nora Grannell
Contact Phone: (410) 706-1954
Contact Email: NGrannell@ihv.umaryland.edu
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School of Pharmacy Hosts 'Brainstorming' to Speed Development of Protein Drugs

After several years of teasing useful proteins from the human genome, researchers are now opening up a new field of enormous promise for better drugs and diagnostics, say symposium speakers.

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Posting Date: 04/12/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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Better Testing of War Wound Infections Possible, Says Award-Winning UM Student

For her study of identifying certain lipids in infectious bacteria, Alison Scott received the 2012 University of Maryland Translational Graduate Research Award.

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Posting Date: 04/11/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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Ribbon ''Tying'' Ceremony for new University of Maryland Student Center for Global Education

New center in the Southern Maryland Corporation Campus Center will build ties across campus and show students opportunities for global education.

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Posting Date: 04/06/2012
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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Study by School of Medicine Researchers Shows Commonly Used Diabetes Drug May Help Prevent Liver Cancer

Researchers find metformin inhibits fatty acid synthesis and cancer cells' ability to reproduce.

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Posting Date: 04/04/2012
Contact Name: Karen Warmkessel
Contact Phone: 410-328-8919
Contact Email: kwarmkessel@umm.edu
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School of Social Work Students, Faculty Participate in 2012 Advocacy Day

Groups inform members of the General Assembly of SSW interns performing 10,000 hours of public service work weekly throughout Maryland, with a value of nearly $8 million a year.

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Posting Date: 04/02/2012
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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