Catalyst Magazine

Historic Surgery: UM Medicine Performs Second Pig Heart Transplant

University of Maryland School of Medicine faculty are working to solve the organ shortage crisis by transplanting animal organs, which potentially could save thousands of lives.

Saving Lives: UMSOM Physician-Scientist Leading Federal Program on Artificial Blood

Bleeding is the most common cause of potentially survivable death in trauma, in both military and civilian settings, but whole blood transfusions present logistical challenges.

Meet UMB’s David J. Ramsay Entrepreneurs of the Year

Jeffrey Hasday and Paul Shapiro are co-inventors of technology focused on treatments for inflammatory diseases.

Meet UMB’s Researcher of the Year

Kathleen Neuzil is director of the School of Medicine's Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health.

Taking a Shot: UMSOP Trains Students on Administering Long-Acting Injectable Medicines

The administration of these medications by pharmacists is lifesaving and promotes patient access.

Category - Innovation and Discovery

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CATALYST magazine

Executive Board

Lynne Henry, Laura Kozak, Larry Kushner, Jennifer Litchman, Thomas Sullivan, Kate Ostrowski


Lynne Henry

Managing Editor

Chris Zang

Assistant Editor

Kate Ostrowski

Photography Director

Matthew D’Agostino


Michelle Baffuto

Web Director

Amir Chamsaz

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Kristi McGuire