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June 2012

UMB Experts Comment on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act

Professionals from the Schools of Law, Dentistry, Nursing, and Pharmacy comment on the decision and the impact it will have on the state of Maryland.

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Posting Date: 06/28/2012
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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PCORI Report from UMB: How to Include 'Hard-to-Reach' Patients in Research

Interprofessional team from schools of pharmacy, medicine, and nursing, with community groups, learn to reach further.

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Posting Date: 06/27/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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Global Health Interdisciplinary Project Returns to Malawi to Study Maternal/Child Health

This summer, two students from each University school will participate in the study, and will develop a report and recommendations.

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Posting Date: 06/25/2012
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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University of Maryland School of Medicine Researchers Find Common Drug Mimics Anti-Diabetes Effects of Bariatric Surgery

The study examines the molecular mechanisms by which the body responds to sugars and sweeteners once they are eaten.

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Posting Date: 06/22/2012
Contact Name: Karen Robinson
Contact Phone: 410-706-7590
Contact Email: krobinson@som.umaryland.edu
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New Responses to Global Environmental Challenges

Dozens of the world's experts will share approaches meant to withstand the difficulties of global governance at University of Maryland Carey School of Law.

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Posting Date: 06/22/2012
Contact Name: Jeffrey Raymond
Contact Phone: 410-706-3803
Contact Email: jraymond@umaryland.edu
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University of Maryland-led International Research Team Gains New Information on Strains of Cholera that Contributed to 2010 Haitian Outbreak

Findings Could Lead to Better Monitoring and Prevention.

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Posting Date: 06/21/2012
Contact Name: Karen Robinson
Contact Phone: 410-706-7590
Contact Email: krobinson@som.umaryland.edu
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University of Maryland and UM BioPark Attend 2012 BIO International Convention

President Perman joins delegation from the UM BioPark for the three-day convention in Boston that brings together industry executives with corporate and academic scientists.

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Posting Date: 06/19/2012
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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New Vaccine Will Be Fast-Tracked By $4 Million Award from Wellcome Trust

Public-private partnership with Wellcome Trust and Bharat Biotech marks significant milestone for University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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Posting Date: 06/18/2012
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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University Mourns the Death of Veteran Security Officer Michael Burriss

Seventeen-year veteran was on duty at the Pharmacy Learning Center; remembered by friends and colleagues.

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Posting Date: 06/18/2012
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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University of Maryland School of Medicine Plays Major Role in First Mapping of Microbes On and In Human Body

Series of Coordinated Scientific Papers Published in Nature, PLoS Analyze Human Microbiome Project Data Based at University of Maryland Institute for Genome Sciences

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Posting Date: 06/13/2012
Contact Name: Karen Robinson
Contact Phone: (410) 706-7590
Contact Email: krobinson@som.umaryland.edu
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Zuckerman, Colleagues Visit Cuban Health Care Facilities

Cornman noted how Cubans care for the frail, the elderly, and how the societal and political circumstances affect people.

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Posting Date: 06/12/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean Wins American Diabetes Association Freinkel Lecture Award

Prestigious Annual Award Honors Distinguished Diabetes Research Scientists

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Posting Date: 06/11/2012
Contact Name: Karen Robinson
Contact Phone: (410) 706-7590
Contact Email: krobinson@som.umaryland.edu
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School of Dentistry Publishes Groundbreaking Bacterial Research in PNAS

Research laboratory of Robert Ernst, PhD, discovers how bacteria adapt to temperature; may lead to new kinds of therapeutics.

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Posting Date: 06/07/2012
Contact Name: Adam Zewe
Contact Phone: 410 706 7146
Contact Email: azewe@umaryland.edu
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