UMD Collaborates on New Department of Defense Grant to Study Tick-borne Infection using 3-D Models of Human Blood Vessels
Models provide an opportunity to study how pathogens move in and out of the blood like never before, with implications for soldier and civilian health.
Q&A with Dr. Rita Colwell, UMD Distinguished Professor and 11th Director of NSF
The college hosted its second annual AGNR Cornerstone Event, a nod to our history as the University's founding institution. As keynote speaker, we were thrilled to welcome world-renowned expert in global water quality and infectious disease, Dr. Rita Colwell, distinguished UMD professor and 11th director of the National Science Foundation.
UMD Researcher Discovers a New Mechanism in the Liver that Helps Prevent Invasive Fungal Infections
Findings have implications for treatment of a variety of fungal infections, including the main cause of meningitis.
For the First Time, UMD Professor Observes Crystallized Iron Product, Hemozoin, Being Made in Mammals, with Widespread Implications for Future Research and Treatment of Blood Disorders
Findings could be used to treat sickle cell disease and malaria patients, while opening up diverse research avenues across immunology, parasitology, neuroscience, microbiology, and even urology.