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UMD Food Scientist Guides High School Student Team Towards Revelatory Findings in Women’s Health

pregnant woman
College Park, MD -- In an effort to sustain and educate the next generation of food safety experts in the United States, Dr. Bob Buchanan of the University of Maryland has served as a scientific mentor to a pair of academically accelerated high school students who are challenging the current food...

UMD Researcher Discovers Mechanisms and Epigenetic Markers with Implications for Diseases Ranging from Cancers to Infertility

DNA
A UMD researcher has uncovered new mechanisms that dictate the development of germline stem cells or germ cells, the only cell type capable of passing genetic information on to the next generation. Stem cell research is on the foreground of new knowledge for fighting disease, and mechanisms in this...

UMD Students Win Big at the Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) National Conference

UMD MANRRS National Conference Participants
Adeola Adeoye, a senior Nutrition major, took first place in the competitive research poster competition earlier this month at the Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences ( MANRRS ) 33rd Annual Career Fair and Training Conference. This national conference is designed to...

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Announces Animal and Avian Sciences Professor Iqbal Hamza as a 2017 Fellow

Dr. Iqbal Hamza in his lab
Dr. Iqbal Hamza of the University of Maryland has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. Dr. Hamza was elected for groundbreaking discoveries and distinguished...

Animal and Avian Sciences Professor Receives $1.39 Million in New Funding to Improve Animal and Human Health

copper ore
Most people think of copper as a metal used to make pipes or wires. But copper is also an essential nutrient needed in every part of your body and for normal organ functioning, growth, and development in both animals and humans. When copper levels are too low or too high, it can cause several...

Nutrition and Food Science Professor Seeks to Improve Human Health with $2.1 Million in Prestigious New Grant Funding

Dr. Rahaman conducting research
Inflammation is a common issue connecting virtually all diseases, from cancer to cardiovascular diseases to fibrosis, or the hardening of soft tissues in your body. This is something that universally affects so many people, making the impact of truly innovative and novel research in this area...

Combating Lyme Disease in Maryland

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College Park, Md - The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is committed to improving human health and well-being locally, nationally, and internationally. With Lyme disease becoming an increasingly concerning problem around the state of Maryland, the Department of Environmental Science and...

Public Health Research@Maryland Day

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Adele H. Stamp Student Union
Faculty and students from the University of Maryland, College Park, the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and other academic institutions as well as community, state and federal partners are invited as active participants to explore and learn through poster sessions and panel discussions about...
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