The surgery is a critical step in the future of transplant medicine, as many patients are unable to qualify or receive a human organ.
Innovation and Discovery
Inventive Idea: Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic Helps Clients Realize Dreams
Student attorneys file patent and trademark registrations as part of the Maryland Carey Law clinic.
‘Heart and Soul’: Thomas Scalea Marks 25 Years as Leader of Shock Trauma
He has cared for tens of thousands of Marylanders and pioneered advances to trauma care.
Innovation and Discovery Archives
Fighting Fire with Fire: UMSOD Professor Looks to Combat Chronic Oral Pain with Capsaicin
Man-Kyo Chung hopes to unlock benefits of the active ingredient in chili peppers.
Meet UMB’s Educators of the Year
The Renaissance Curriculum Team revamped the School of Medicine’s curriculum.
Feeding Students’ Confidence: UMSOM Study Finds Culinary Medicine Course Boosts Nutritional Knowledge
Students said they felt more confident about counseling patients on healthy eating habits.
Meet UMB’s David J. Ramsay Entrepreneur of the Year
Vincent Njar’s work has led to the development of novel therapeutics for breast, prostate, and pancreatic cancers.
Cutting-Edge Law Class: Confronting the Intersection of Race, Technology, and Law
Associate professor wants students to understand the potential bias built into technology.
Following Commands: UMSON Studies Military Veterans with PTSD as They Train Service Dogs
Principal investigator seeks to establish health impact of the service dog training.
Meet UMB’s Researcher of the Year
Ronna Hertzano’s research is focused on developing new therapeutics to prevent and treat genetic and acquired hearing loss.
Leader in Palliative Care Education: UMSOP’s New PhD Degree Adds to Portfolio of Academic Offerings
The PhD program launched in August 2021 and is for tertiary care providers.
A Cry for Help: Nursing’s Breman Identifies Challenges COVID-19 Has Created for Pregnancy and Postpartum Care
One effect of the pandemic: Grandparents couldn't offer in-person support.
Harvesting COVID-19 Best Practices: A Collaborative Research Program Links the Pandemic to Inequities in Agricultural Labor Law
Agricultural workers face unique vulnerabilities, according to the researchers.
‘MPower’ Player: UMB-UMCP Research Enterprise Is on the Rise; COVID-19 Research Collaboration Critical
The 'MPower' collaboration conducts advanced research in a broad array of fields.
A Reason to Smile: UMSOD Team Works Together on Cutting-Edge Infection Control Textbook
The research identifies the similarities and differences in infection control standards around the world.
Children in Need: COVID-19 Affects School Meal Access Across State
The number of meals served dropped by 58 percent during the first three months of the pandemic.
On the Front Lines: Pharmacy Professor Leads Development of COVID-19 Treatments at UMMS Hospitals
Emily Heil coordinates UMMC’s antimicrobial stewardship program.
Screening Telehealth: SSW Institute Studying Ways to Improve Pediatric Visits, Expand Equity
Institute for Innovation and Implementation is highlighting best practices.
The PA’s Role: COVID-19 Puts Renewed Focus on Graduate School Professor’s Work on Racial Health Disparities
Social determinants of health have been bought to the forefront by the pandemic.
Setting the Record Straight: Carey School of Law Professor Larry S. Gibson on the Life of Thurgood Marshall
Gibson is working on a book studying the Supreme Court justice's life from 1938 to 1954.
There’s an App for That: UMSOP Collaborative Develops App for Anticoagulant Dosing Recommendations
The ATRIUM Anticoagulation Tool helps guide health care professionals.