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Aug 25, 2022

UMES awarded $200K grant for health innovation research

The University of Maryland, Eastern Shore is sharing in $1 million in health innovation and research grants awarded by The Propel Center.

Jan 28, 2022

By 2030, Morgan State wants to be a top research institution

Morgan State University has been pushing itself to become one of Maryland’s top universities. Now, it's dreaming even bigger.

Aug 24, 2021

Research on housing discrimination impacts on cancer care wins $100K investment

CohnReznick is the first corporate partner to invest in American Cancer Society-led research that examines housing discrimination's impact on cancer care.

Jul 2, 2021

$10M in grants goes to upgrading research equipment at UMD

The University of Maryland has announced seven research facilities that were awarded grants to upgrade and implement advanced technology and equipment. The grants, which total $10 million, come from the newly-established UMD Research Instrumentation Fund, which is led by Interim Senior Vice President and Provost Ann Wylie and Vice President for Research Laurie Locascio. It was launched[...]

Jan 4, 2018

Bluefield Innovations funds first project, a cancer target

A collaboration between Johns Hopkins University and Deerfield Management to fuel early stage therapeutics has found its first project, the collaboration announced Thursday. Bluefield Innovations, founded last year, said it will fund a project pursuing a broad cancer target, based on research by Johns Hopkins professor Marikki Laiho. “We are excited to accept Dr. Laiho’s […]

Nov 16, 2017

Hopkins creates $65M research agreement with Deerfield

Johns Hopkins University and Deerfield Management will collaborate on a $65 million research initiative to develop early stage therapeutics. The collaboration, Bluefield Innovations, will over five years support the commercialization of early-stage therapeutic research conducted at Hopkins. Additional funding will be available for research that has a strong commercial potential. Bluefield will fo[...]

May 11, 2017

State hands out stem cell awards hoping to keep research in Maryland

The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission has approved awards of more than $8.5 million for companies and research institutes to address more than 20 diseases and conditions. The money will be spread among six companies and six research institutes in the state. “The high level of work that our stem cell researchers and companies are […]

Oct 31, 2016

Despite few cases, Maryland is ground zero in Zika research

ANNAPOLIS — Mosquito season may be waning in Maryland, but Zika research here is in full force. Although Maryland accounts for fewer than 3 percent of the Zika cases nationwide, there are at least five sites in Maryland researching the virus: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, the University […]

Apr 16, 2015

Hopkins neuroscientist nabs research grant

A neuroscientist at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has scored a $300,000 grant to fund her autism research over the next three years. Dr. Gul Dolen, an assistant professor of neuroscience at the medical school, was named one of 15 Searle Scholars for 2015, the university announced Thursday. Dolen will study autism by […]

Jan 27, 2015

Johns Hopkins commits $15M for faculty research

Faced with a steady decline in federal research grants, Johns Hopkins University has opted to funnel an additional $15 million into faculty research over the next three years.

Oct 8, 2014

Got a brain-related invention? NIH wants you

The Neuro Startup Challenge aims to create new startup companies that could help commercialize brain-related inventions developed by the NIH.

Oct 6, 2014

Md. universities to work on federal cybersecurity center

Two Maryland universities are partnering with a nonprofit research organization to operate a new federally funded research center dedicated to cybersecurity.

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