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2008 News Archive

University of Maryland School of Medicine Researcher Wins Prestigious Presidential Honor for Young Scientists
Tuesday, December 23, 2008

University of Maryland School of Medicine Recruits Curt I. Civin, MD, To Lead New Stem Cell Research Center
Tuesday, December 16, 2008

University of Maryland School of Medicine Researchers Discover Gene Mutation that May Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Friday, December 11, 2008

Symposium Honors Retired Professor Barry Handwerger, MD
Monday, November 24, 2008

Former Dean Donald Wilson Wins Prestigious Medical Education Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges

Joyful Music May Promote Heart Health According to University of Maryland School of Medicine Study
Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Dr. William Regine Named First Isadore & Fannie Schneider Foxman Endowed Chair in Radiation Oncology
Friday, November 07, 2008

Dean Reece Named Chair of the AAMC National Council of Deans
Thursday, November 06, 2008

Families Celebrate as First Year Medical Students Receive Their White Coats
Friday, October 31, 2008

Sixteen Faculty Members Make Baltimore Magazine's Annual List of Top Doctors
Wednesday, October 29, 2008

The Department of Pediatrics Commemorates Its 60th Anniversary
Friday, October 24, 2008

J. Marc Simard, MD, PhD Is Named UMB's 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year
Monday, October 20, 2008

University of Maryland Center for Advanced Fetal Care Debuts Expanded Facilities

UM Institute for Genome Sciences Researcher Wins Critical Role in NIH's Human Microbiome Project
Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Advanced Robotic Heart Bypass Surgery By School of Medicine Surgeon Requires No Large Incisions
Friday, October 03, 2008

The School of Medicine Graduates Its Largest Mini Med School Class Ever
Thursday, October 02, 2008

Mandeep Mehra Appointed Editor of Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Moving Higher and Higher: Dean Reece Delivers the State of the School Address
Thursday, September 25, 2008

Mordecai Blaustein Wins Prestigious Hypertension Research Award
Tuesday, September 23, 2008

The Frank C. Bressler Society Holds First Annual Luncheon to Honor Members
Tuesday, September 23, 2008

High-Risk Elderly Patients Benefit from Minimally Invasive Alternative to Standard Surgery for Narrowed Aortic Valves
Monday, September 22, 2008

GPILS Awards Its Students, Faculty and Post Doctoral Fellows

Family of Google Co-Founder Creates Professorship to Support Parkinson's Disease Research
Tuesday, September 16, 2008

A Life Saving Transplant and a Gift of Thanks to the University of Maryland School of Medicine
Thursday, September 15, 2008

Dean Reece Welcomes Faculty, Staff and Students to Third Annual Ice Cream Social

New University of Maryland Study Suggests High Level of Physical Activity Can Blunt Effect of Gene Linked to Obesity
Tuesday, September 09, 2008

A Record Number Turn Out for Our Eighth Annual Mini-Med School
Thursday, September 04, 2008

University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center Receives Prestigious National Cancer Institute Designation
Wednesday, September 03, 2008

UM Institute for Genome Sciences Researchers Assist the FBI in Anthrax Investgation
August 20, 2008

Maryland Researchers Find Increasing Stroke Risk for Young Women Linked to Number of Cigarettes Smoked Per Day
Friday, August 15, 2008

Congressman Elijah Cummings Celebrates the University's Summer Research Program
Thursday, August 07, 2008

University of Maryland Doctors Test New Fetal Monitor for High-Risk Pregnancies
Wednesday, July 30, 2008

World Leader in Robotic Heart Surgery Joins University of Maryland
Tuesday, July 15, 2008

School of Medicine Wraps up Second Annual Mini-Med School for Kids
Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Conference Studies Innovations in the Surgical Environment

Five Faculty Members Inducted into New Pass and Susel Academy of Educational Excellence
Thursday, June 26, 2008

Dr. Mohan Suntha Awarded First Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Endowed Professorship in Radiation Oncology
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Shock Trauma Team Returns From Earthquake Relief Work in China
Thursday, June 19, 2008

University of Maryland School of Medicine Receives NIH Funding to Further Develop New In-Home Stroke Rehabilitation Device
Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Luncheon Honors the Retiring Michael Plaut
Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Say Goodbye to the Class of 2008
Friday, May 16, 2008

Graduates Honored at Student Scholarship and Awards Breakfast
Thursday, May 15, 2008

University of Maryland Researchers Test Software to Help Patients Manage Their Diabetes Using Cell Phones
Friday, May 9, 2008

University of Maryland's Baltimore City Cancer Program Receives $420,000 from Avon Foundation
Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Medical Students Shed Locks of Love
Thursday, May 01, 2008

A Feminine Physique, a Long, Thin Neck and Elongated Head Suggest Egyptian Pharoah Akhenaten Had Two Rare Disorders
Friday, May 02, 2008

Medical Education Labs Are Dedicated to Generous Alumni Couple

University of Maryland Study Finds That Minimally Invasive Robotic Bypass Surgery Provides Health and Economic Benefits
Monday, April 28, 2008

Early, Agressive Use of Fresh Frozen Plasma Does Not Improve Outcomes for Critically Injured Trauma Patients
Friday, April 25, 2008

SOM Scientists Find Genetic Variant That Mimics Effect of Heart Failure Medications
Monday, April 21, 2008

R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Honors the Heroism of Maryland's Emergency Service Providers
Monday, April 21, 2008

University of Maryland School of Medicine Celebrates New Chair of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
Thursday, April 03, 2008

School of Medicine Hits the Jackpot with Special Screening of "21"
Friday, March 28, 2008

The Class of 2008 Finds Their Perfect Match
Thursday, March 20, 2008

University of Maryland Hospital for Children Begins study to Compare Pediatric Seizure Medications
March 19, 2008

Senator Barbara A. Mikulski Says Shortchanging NIH Stalls Critical Medical Discoveries
Wednesday, March 19, 2008

University of Maryland School of Medicine Establishes a Research Center in Trauma and Anesthesiology
Friday, May 14, 2008

A Silent Fundraiser for the Class of 2010
Monday, March 10, 2008

Rain Pryor Brings Multiple Sclerosis Mission to Baltimore
Friday, March 07, 2008

Adding Gemcitabine to Standard Therapy After Surgery Improves Survival for Patients with Pancreatic Cancer

A Natural Sugar May Hold Promise as New Drug to Treat Type-2 Diabetes
Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Dr. Margaret Chesney, Former NIH Official, Joins the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine
Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Lowering Triglycerides and "Bad Cholesterol" Reduces Heart Disease Risk Better Than Reducing Bad Cholesterol Alone
Tuesday, February 12, 2008

University of Maryland Researchers Find Benefit of Acupuncture for In Vitro Fertilization
Friday, February 08, 2008

Advanced Imaging at the University of Maryland Medical Center Enhances Treatment of Heart Rhythm Abnormality
Friday, February 8, 2008

Mayor Dixon Is Keynote Speaker at Black History Month Event
Tuesday, February 05, 2008

International Research Team Finds Promising Results in First African Test of Malaria Vaccine
Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Senator Ben Cardin Announces $3 Million in Federal Funding for School of Medicine Research That Could Benefit Injured Soldiers
Thursday, January 17, 2008

SOM Vice Dean Leads State Taskforce Examining Physician Workforce Shortage Issue