Medicine

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Gosse leads NIH-funded study into how CPC inhibits immune cell function  

Investigating how a common antibacterial ingredient in many foods, personal care, and cleaning products inhibits immune cell function that is harmful to human health is the focus of a National Institutes of Health-funded study at the University of Maine.  In a recent study co-authored by toxicologist Julie Gosse, a UMaine associate professor of biochemistry, her […]

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UMaine part of New England Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases

The University of Maine has joined a consortium of seven universities in the region to form the New England Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEWVEC). The project received a $10 million five-year award starting in July from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), $694,363 of which was awarded to the University of […]

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A Rendering of the Green Engineering and Materials Factory of the Future to be built and connected to the University of Maine's Advanced Structure and Composites Center

University of Maine System leaders applaud advancement of FY23 appropriations for critical projects championed by Maine’s congressional delegation

If passed by the full Congress and signed by the President, the FY23 federal budget will provide $53.3 million to the System in one-time funding to advance key university workforce development and innovation projects, many of them led by the R1 University of Maine, to address state needs Orono, Maine — Leaders across the University […]

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Enhance research skills at Microbes and Social Equity symposium July 18–22

The Microbes and Social Equity working group, an international coalition of researchers founded and led by University of Maine assistant professor of animal and veterinary sciences Sue Ishaq, and the UMaine Institute of Medicine are hosting the virtual 2022 Microbes and Social Equity summer symposium July 18–22.  The multi-day event will focus on developing research […]

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UMaine faculty to speak at Northern Light Health’s sixth Research Expo May 25

Northern Light Health will host its sixth annual Research Expo on Wednesday, May 25. The Expo, with a theme of innovation, will feature four Zoom-based virtual sessions and online poster presentations from 11:30 a.m.–4 p.m. All sessions are free; registration is required.  Session two from 1–1:55 p.m. will feature University of Maine faculty members — […]

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Adekeye recognized as a finalist for the American Society for Nutrition’s Young Minority Investigator Oral Competition

Tolu Adekeye, a Ph.D. student in the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering, has been named a finalist in the American Society for Nutrition’s (ASN) Young Minority Investigator Oral Competition, an educational activity that recognizes young investigators from underrepresented communities within the biomedical and life sciences presenting outstanding research. The five finalists will be […]

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Jared Talbot: Sharing zebrafish of every stripe

Jared Talbot wants to share zebrafish with the scientific community — and now he has an award to prove it. Talbot came to the University of Maine as an assistant professor in 2019 and is now one of five researchers at the university who specializes in using zebrafish as a model organism for scientific studies […]

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