Johns Hopkins University placed third in the country for top medical schools for research in U.S. News and World Report’s graduate school rankings released this week. The Baltimore institution was ranked only behind Harvard University and Stanford University. On the same ...Read More »
Rural areas throughout the United States often have trouble recruiting and retaining physicians due to their low populations. Opinions vary on whether Maryland has a true shortage of primary-care physicians of if they’re just not well-distributed; but the effect on ...Read More »
On paper, Dr. Bankole Johnson does not seem like a person who would be launching his own business. A lifelong academic, medical doctor and professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Johnson got the idea to open a ...
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Dr. Stephen Milner sees a problem with how many doctors interact with each other in hospitals. If doctors only make rounds and discuss each patient together once per day, then they’re not communicating enough and increasing the risk of making ...Read More »
The University of Maryland, Baltimore has invested $100,000 in a Baltimore company called Breethe, Inc. to help market a wearable, artificial lung system developed at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The investment was made through UM Ventures, a partnership between UMB and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County that allows the schools to commercialize technology developed by their students and faculty. Dr. Bartley P. Griffith, executive director of the medical school's Program in Lung Healing, developed the core technology behind the portable blood pump oxygenator and founded Breethe to commercialize the product in 2014.Read More »
UM Ventures announced that it has granted Harpoon Medical Inc., a Stevenson-based medical device company, exclusive rights to a portfolio of technologies for cardiac valve repair developed at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.Read More »
Dr. Robert C. Gallo, a world-famous scientist and pioneer in research in the field of human retroviruses, has been named the first Homer & Martha Gudelsky Distinguished Professor in Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.Read More »