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Dec

2021

IGS Faculty Co-Mentors Student Winner of AMA Research Challenge

Bioinformatics and Microbial Genomics Focused Research is Top Paper out of Over 1000 Submissions...

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Sep

2021

UM SOM - IGS Researchers Work to Understand Hearing Loss from Noise Damage through Gene Expression Changes

Findings suggest several FDA-approved drugs, such as a common diabetes medication and anesthetics, could protect from noise-related hearing loss...

28

Sep

2021

IGS Receives $7.5 Million Grant to Create Complex Model of Female Reproductive Tract to Study Infections

Research Will Help Identify Mechanisms by Which the Microbiome Affects the Susceptibility to Sexually Transmitted Infections

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Sep

2021

Probiotic-Containing Yogurt Protects Against Microbiome Changes That Lead to Antibiotic-Induced Diarrhea, Study Finds

Eating yogurt containing a particular strain of a well-studied probiotic appears to protect against harmful changes in the gut microbiome...

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Jul

2021

New High-Tech Portal Launched to Speed Innovations to Reverse Hearing Loss

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) launched a new online tool that could more quickly advance medical discoveries to reverse progressive hearing loss

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Feb

2021

UM School of Medicine Researchers Release Extensive Data on Rare Variants through NHLBI TopMed Grant

Data Demonstrates New Increased Diversity in Genetic Studies and Provides New Insights into Population-Specific Diseases

09

Apr

2021

Lowering Music Volume at Group Spin Classes Does Not Affect Intensity of Workouts, UM School of Medicine Researchers Find

A new University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) study...

09

Jun

2021

Global Study of Microbes in 60 Cities Unique Fingerprint of Viruses

Dr. Lynn Schriml...

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Apr

2021

Genomics Scientist Claire Fraser, PhD Delivers Passionate Address as Capstone to her Presidency of AAAS

Dr. Fraser's capstone speech to her presidency of AAAS...

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Mar

2021

IGS Helps Maryland Conduct State-wide Sequencing of Variants in Positive COVID19 Tests

In an effort to monitor the spread of COVID-19 variants in the State of Maryland, UMSOM Dean Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced that UMaryland Genomics...

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