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The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)

620 W. Lexington Street
Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

Category: University/College

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is an academic health and law university devoted to professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. It was founded in 1807 and is a part of the University System of Maryland.

The University of Maryland uses its state-of-the-art technological support to educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, social services and law. It conducts internationally recognized research to cure diseases, improve the health, social functioning, and treatment of the people it serves. The University is committed to ensure that the knowledge it generates provides maximum benefit to society directly enhancing the community. It has seven professional and graduate schools that train the majority of the state's physicians, nurses, dentists, lawyers, social workers, and pharmacists. The University's Office of Research and Development directs its research administration and technology commercialization efforts. Its CITS is the central information technology organization which develops and maintains mission-critical information systems and technologies.

The University of Maryland has collaborations with Amicus Therapeutics, Inc., Inc., Horizon Discovery Ltd, Vironova AB, Countervail Corporation, Gliknik Inc., NeuroNascent, Inc. and etc.