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UMMC, BFD team up to address health disparities in west Baltimore

Baltimore firefighter stands by an SUV that is stocked to treat people who don’t need care from a hospital. (The Daily Record / Tim Curtis)

Baltimore’s paramedics will get an opportunity to make a difference in the field as they work with the University of Maryland Medical Center in a pilot program to reduce health disparities in west Baltimore. The Mobile Integrated Health – Community ...

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UM to study using ultrasound to open the blood-brain barrier

Principal investigato Dr. Graeme F. Woodworth,, professor of neurosurgery at UMSOM and director of the Brain Tumor Treatment and Research Center at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center at UMMC. (Courtesy UMMC)

The University of Maryland School of Medicine will begin a study this month investigating the use of ultrasound to open the blood-brain barrier, potentially making it easier to treat neurological diseases. Opening the blood-brain barrier using MRI-guided ultrasound could make ...

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