Featured Research

from universities, journals, and other organizations

University Of Maryland Named NIH Reproduction Research Site

Date:
September 22, 1998
Source:
University Of Maryland, Baltimore
Summary:
The University of Maryland School of Medicine's Center for Studies in Reproduction has been chosen as the site for a Specialized Cooperative Centers Program in Reproduction Research. One of only four centers funded nationwide this year, the new center is supported by a five-year, $3.6 million grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health.

The University of Maryland School of Medicine's Center forStudies in Reproduction has been chosen as the site for a SpecializedCooperative Centers Program in Reproduction Research. One of only fourcenters funded nationwide this year, the new center is supported by afive-year, $3.6 million grant from the National Institute of ChildHealth and Human Development, National Institutes of Health.

The NIH grant will fund four reproduction research projects and asupportive core laboratory focusing on the effects of steroid hormonesin regulating pituitary, ovarian and uterine function and their impacton fertility. Nine faculty members from five departments will serve asprincipal and co-investigators for the research.

Based in the laboratories of the Center for Studies inReproduction, the specialized research program will take acollaborative, multi-disciplinary approach to the study of femalereproductive biology. Its aim is to bridge the gap between basiclaboratory research and clinical medicine, to speed transfer ofscientific knowledge from animal models to humans.

The cooperative centers program will form a national networkthat fosters research excellence with the ultimate goal of improvinghuman reproductive health.

Director of the center is Eugene D. Albrecht, PhD, professor ofobstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences and of physiology.

Other principal investigators for the new cooperative centers programinclude three faculty from the University of Maryland School ofMedicine: Karen A. Gregerson, PhD, associate professor of pediatrics andphysiology; Gloria E. Hoffman, PhD, professor of anatomy andneurobiology; Robert D. Koos, PhD, professor and director of thegraduate program in physiology; and Gerald Pepe, PhD, Eastern VirginiaMedical School.


Story Source:

The above story is based on materials provided by University Of Maryland, Baltimore. Note: Materials may be edited for content and length.


Cite This Page:

University Of Maryland, Baltimore. "University Of Maryland Named NIH Reproduction Research Site." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 22 September 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/09/980922073026.htm>.
University Of Maryland, Baltimore. (1998, September 22). University Of Maryland Named NIH Reproduction Research Site. ScienceDaily. Retrieved September 23, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/09/980922073026.htm
University Of Maryland, Baltimore. "University Of Maryland Named NIH Reproduction Research Site." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/09/980922073026.htm (accessed September 23, 2014).

Share This



More Health & Medicine News

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Featured Research

from universities, journals, and other organizations


Featured Videos

from AP, Reuters, AFP, and other news services

Liberia Pleads for Help to Fight Ebola

Liberia Pleads for Help to Fight Ebola

AP (Sep. 22, 2014) Liberia's finance minister is urging the international community to quickly follow through on pledges of cash to battle Ebola. Bodies are piling up in the capital Monrovia as the nation awaits more help. (Sept. 22) Video provided by AP
Powered by NewsLook.com
Ebola Doctor Says Border Controls Critical

Ebola Doctor Says Border Controls Critical

AP (Sep. 22, 2014) A Florida doctor who helped fight the expanding Ebola outbreak in West Africa says the disease can be stopped, but only if nations quickly step up their response and make border control a priority. (Sept. 22) Video provided by AP
Powered by NewsLook.com
Global Ebola Aid Increasing But Critics Say It's Late

Global Ebola Aid Increasing But Critics Say It's Late

Newsy (Sep. 21, 2014) More than 100 tons of medical supplies were sent to West Africa on Saturday, but aid workers say the global response is still sluggish. Video provided by Newsy
Powered by NewsLook.com
Sierra Leone in Lockdown to Control Ebola

Sierra Leone in Lockdown to Control Ebola

AP (Sep. 21, 2014) Sierra Leone residents remained in lockdown on Saturday as part of a massive effort to confine millions of people to their homes in a bid to stem the biggest Ebola outbreak in history. (Sept. 20) Video provided by AP
Powered by NewsLook.com

Search ScienceDaily

Number of stories in archives: 140,361

Find with keyword(s):
Enter a keyword or phrase to search ScienceDaily for related topics and research stories.

Save/Print:
Share:

Breaking News:

Strange & Offbeat Stories


Health & Medicine

Mind & Brain

Living & Well

In Other News

... from NewsDaily.com

Science News

Health News

Environment News

Technology News



Save/Print:
Share:

Free Subscriptions


Get the latest science news with ScienceDaily's free email newsletters, updated daily and weekly. Or view hourly updated newsfeeds in your RSS reader:

Get Social & Mobile


Keep up to date with the latest news from ScienceDaily via social networks and mobile apps:

Have Feedback?


Tell us what you think of ScienceDaily -- we welcome both positive and negative comments. Have any problems using the site? Questions?
Mobile: iPhone Android Web
Follow: Facebook Twitter Google+
Subscribe: RSS Feeds Email Newsletters
Latest Headlines Health & Medicine Mind & Brain Space & Time Matter & Energy Computers & Math Plants & Animals Earth & Climate Fossils & Ruins