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Study: Moustaches outnumber women among medical school leaders

A novel study of U.S. medical school leadership has found that women are not only outnumbered by men, they are outnumbered by moustaches. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California teamed up to highlight sex disparities ...

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UMB licenses pathogen identification technology to startup (access required)

The University of Maryland, Baltimore has granted a startup company, Pataigin LLC, worldwide, exclusive licensing rights to patents and technology to develop a method to quickly and accurately identify dangerous pathogens. Erik Nilsson, who is currently CEO of Deurion, a software ...

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Two conferences pull out of Baltimore after riots

As city and state leaders worked to repair the damage caused by Monday's riot, the violence that spread across the Baltimore took its toll on the city's convention industry. A pair of conferences scheduled to begin Wednesday were canceled due to the violence in the city, one of which was expected to draw more than 2,000 attendees. CoNEXTions, an industry convention of the Door and Hardware Institute, was scheduled for Wednesday through Friday at the Baltimore Convention Center and would have utilized approximately 2,500 room nights at city hotels, according to a statement from Tom Noonan, CEO of Visit Baltimore. The anticipated economic impact of the convention was estimated at $1.18 million, according to Visit Baltimore.

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JHU cancels Tuesday classes; others adjust schedules

The Johns Hopkins University has canceled its classes in Baltimore City for Tuesday and Tuesday evening, citing an “abundance of caution” regarding safety in the city following Monday’s riots. Officials had no specific information about threats to the Hopkins community ...

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