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 August 22, 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 August 22, 2014).

Share This




More Health & Medicine News

Friday, August 22, 2014

Featured Research

from universities, journals, and other organizations


Featured Videos

from AP, Reuters, AFP, and other news services

Drug Used To Treat 'Ebola's Cousin' Shows Promise

Drug Used To Treat 'Ebola's Cousin' Shows Promise

Newsy (Aug. 21, 2014) An experimental drug used to treat Marburg virus in rhesus monkeys could give new insight into a similar treatment for Ebola. Video provided by Newsy
Powered by NewsLook.com
Two US Ebola Patients Leave Hospital Free of the Disease

Two US Ebola Patients Leave Hospital Free of the Disease

AFP (Aug. 21, 2014) Two American missionaries who were sickened with Ebola while working in Liberia and were treated with an experimental drug are doing better and have left the hospital, doctors say on August 21, 2014. Duration: 01:05 Video provided by AFP
Powered by NewsLook.com
Cadavers, a Teen, and a Medical School Dream

Cadavers, a Teen, and a Medical School Dream

AP (Aug. 21, 2014) Contains graphic content. He's only 17. But Johntrell Bowles has wanted to be a doctor from a young age, despite the odds against him. He was recently the youngest participant in a cadaver program at the Indiana University NW medical school. (Aug. 21) Video provided by AP
Powered by NewsLook.com
American Ebola Patients Released: What Cured Them?

American Ebola Patients Released: What Cured Them?

Newsy (Aug. 21, 2014) It's unclear whether the American Ebola patients' recoveries can be attributed to an experimental drug or early detection and good medical care. Video provided by Newsy
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:
from the past week

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