Espina conducting thrombus proteomic analysis

Virginia Espina, Research Associate Professor, Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine, received $7,637 from Mayo Clinic for: “Thrombus proteomic analysis.” This collaboration between Mason and Mayo Clinic is a pilot study to demonstrate utility of RPPA technology in ischemic stroke specimens. Fifty (50) thrombus specimens will be provided by Mayo Clinic to Mason. The specimens may…

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UM Medicine launches treatment centers for adult neurodevelopmental issues

BALTIMORE, MD, December 6 – The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), and the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (TS Alliance) have joined together to launch first-of-a-kind centers in Maryland to treat adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities, such as autism. The two centers – University of Maryland Center for Adults with…

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Reducing risk in AI and machine learning-based medical technology

Artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) are increasingly transforming the healthcare sector. From spotting malignant tumours to reading CT scans and mammograms, AI/ML-based technology is faster and more accurate than traditional devices – or even the best doctors. But along with the benefits come new risks and regulatory challenges. In their latest article Algorithms on…

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Barriers to reintegration lead to poorer health for the formerly incarcerated,

CAMDEN – Formerly incarcerated individuals with barriers to re-entry and service needs following their release are subsequently more likely to experience poor physical and mental health, according to an eye-opening new Rutgers University-Camden study. Daniel Semenza and Nathan Link, assistant professors of criminal justice at Rutgers-Camden, analyzed data on recently incarcerated men from the Serious…

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Infant morbidity decreases with incentive-based prenatal tobacco interventions

Colorado is taking a critical step to protect low-income women during their pregnancy through incentive-based smoking cessation interventions. A new study from the Colorado School of Public Health at the Anschutz Medical Campus shows a significant reduction in infant morbidity due to the program. The study, published in Public Health Nursing, examines the results of…

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