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Jeffrey Gardner, Biological Sciences, Receives NIH R01 Award to Discover New Treatments for Fungal Disease

Fungi can cause disease inside your body and on your skin, or even grow on medical equipment like catheter tubing and wound dressings. Many fungal diseases are treatable with antifungal medications, but drug resistance is a growing problem. With a new four-year grant from NIH, Jeffrey Gardner and his students will be looking for new ways to target disease-causing fungi.

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Chengpeng Chen Receives $1.7M NIH Grant To Develop Human Liver Model

Chen will pursue development of more realistic models of human organs, starting with the liver, to help researchers rule out drug candidates earlier that are doomed to fail later on..

Nkiru Nnawulezi And D.C. Community Partners Make The Case For Survivor-centered Housing Services

Nnawulezi’s research examines the factors that enhance equity in housing for domestic violence survivors, including survivors of color; queer and trans survivors; and those who are low-income, unhoused, experiencing addiction, living with HIV, or experiencing severe mental health conditions.

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Baltimore Sun Features UMBC Student Research

“Annual conference showcases UMBC’s focus on undergraduate research,” the Baltimore Sun announced this morning. The article highlights the hard work of over 200 UMBC students who participated in...

Posted: April 26, 2012, 5:55 PM

Christine Routzahn, Shriver Center, in Diversity/Careers

Christine Routzahn, Shriver Center Director of Professional Practice, comments on the increasing value and popularity of internship opportunities in this month’s new issue of Diversity/Careers in...

Posted: December 2, 2011, 5:54 PM