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  • Institute of Human Virology (IHV) Awarded $14.4M for HIV Vaccine Research

    The Institute of Human Virology (IHV) announced a $14.4M grant from NIAID to advance HIV vaccine research to solve a major challenge: produce long-lasting antibodies to protect against HIV infection.

  • School of Medicine Graduate Students are Turning a Cancer Test into a Business

    Ph.D. students Camilo Vanegas and Elizabeth Weingarter were winners in a competition called the Nanotechnology Startup Challenge in Cancer. Now they are taking a device that detects chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) to market.

  • University of Maryland Mourns the Passing of Hamish Osborne

    University of Maryland School of Medicine faculty and Medical System staff mourn the passing of Hamish S. Osborne. His vision and financial support led to the creation of the Program in Lung Healing, and an endowed professorship in his name.

  • University of Maryland School of Medicine Researchers Shed Light on How Neurons Exchange Neurotransmitters

    For more than a century, neuroscientists have known that nerve cells talk to one another across the small gaps between them, a process known as synaptic transmission. But the details of how this crucial aspect of brain function occurs have remained elusive. Now, new research has for the first time elucidated details about the architecture that allows brain cells to communicate. The paper was published today in the journal Nature.

  • University of Maryland School of Medicine Launches Unprecedented Initiative to Recruit Scores of Top Scientists

    University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, today announced the launch of a bold, new and unprecedented faculty recruitment initiative, Special Trans-Disciplinary Recruitment Award Program (STRAP), designed to attract top scientists to the School, and to significantly catalyze UM SOM’s focus on accelerating discoveries, cures and therapeutics for the most serious diseases that cause morbidity, mortality and disability.

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    The State of the School Address

    Delivered by E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, Vice President for Medical Affairs at the University of Maryland, and the John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor and Dean of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the theme of this year’s State of the School address was Undaunted in Purpose, Resilient in Execution.

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