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  • Hidden by a pleasant scent

    The health consequences of flavor in e-cigarettes
    By Weihong Lin, Professor of Biological Sciences, and Rakaia Kenney, Research Assistant, UMBC Millions of Americans are vaping, and some are getting sick. Since June 2019, 2,711 have been...
    Posted: February 9, 2020 2:39 PM
  • Wearable sensors, infrared cameras: UMBC's User Studies Lab

    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on news.umbc.edu UMBC’s Interactive Systems Research Center (ISRC) has obtained new equipment designed for the precise study of human...
    Posted: February 9, 2020 2:22 PM
  • Carnegie honors UMBC as a community-engaged university

    This story was written by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque and first appeared on news.umbc.edu The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has honored UMBC with its distinguished...
    Posted: February 3, 2020 10:59 AM
  • Blog Post Highlights Findings of Hilltop Institute/VCU Study

    AcademyHealth Blog Post Highlights Findings of Virginia/Maryland Substance Use Disorder Waiver Evaluation The Hilltop Institute's Executive Director Cynthia Woodcock joined Virginia...
    Posted: January 31, 2020 12:46 PM
  • $1M NIH grant to Prof Gong for wearable sensor

    helps breast cancer survivors maintain medication schedules
    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on news.umbc.edu After patients with breast cancer finish their treatment, they are prescribed daily medications to prevent cancer...
    Posted: January 23, 2020 11:15 AM
  • Hilltop and UMB SOM to Develop New Hospital Quality Measure

    UMBC’s Hilltop Institute and UMB SOM’s Department of Emergency Medicine to Develop Algorithm to Augment 30-Day All-Cause Readmission Measure The Hilltop Institute at UMBC, in partnership with...
    Posted: January 17, 2020 10:29 AM
  • UMBC receives NSF support to enhance data science

    Scope includes courses, research, and student experiences
    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on news.umbc.edu Data science has rapidly grown at UMBC, and faculty are now working to enhance data science courses, research, and...
    Posted: January 10, 2020 6:38 AM
  • Team led by UMBC’s Benna is first to map a planet’s winds

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu Today, a paper published in Science documents for the first time the global wind circulation patterns in the upper...
    Posted: January 8, 2020 4:37 PM
  • Prof Kelly receives grant to improve chemical production

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu At some point in its development, every drug, high-tech piece of clothing, and synthetic building material was...
    Posted: December 18, 2019 2:58 PM
  • Prof. Smith receives $1.5M to examine role of iron in health

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu UMBC’s Aaron Smith is now thinking “bigger picture” about how his lab’s research can support human health at the...
    Posted: December 18, 2019 2:47 PM