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University of Maryland School of Medicine gets large grant to address opioid careWYPR, December 14, 2023

University of Maryland School of Medicine will receive $29 million from The National Institutes of Health to research infectious diseases affecting people who use injectable drugs. The four-year, multicenter trial will be led by Institute for Human Virology Investigators including Kahlert Institute Associate Director, Sarah Kattakuzhy, MD, MPH.

Kahlert Institute Launches in Spring 2023

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University of Maryland School of Medicine Receives One of the Largest Gifts in its History to Establish Kahlert Institute for Addiction Medicine

With an urgent mission to address the alarming rise in drug overdose deaths, the University of Maryland  School of Medicine (UMSOM) has announced plans to open the new Kahlert Institute for Addiction Medicine. It will be funded with a $10 million gift from the Maryland-based Kahlert Foundation with an additional $10 million provided by the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and $5 million from UMSOM to renovate research facilities on campus. UMSOM has committed to raise an additional $5 million in philanthropic donations for the Kahlert Institute. Read more...

Addressing an Epidemic: New University of Maryland Addiction Medicine Institute Seeks to Lower Drug Overdose DeathsBaltimore Times, June 15, 2023

University Of Maryland School of Medicine Receives One of The Largest Gifts In Its History To Establish Kahlert Institute For Addiction MedicinePR Newswire, June 2, 2023

Kahlert Foundation gives UMSOM $10M for institute to fight addictionThe Daily Record, June 2, 2023

University of Maryland institute on addiction medicine will focus on radical innovation to solve systemic issuesWYPR, June 1, 2023

U. of Maryland medical school opens addiction research institute in Baltimore - Baltimore Banner, May 31, 2023

New UMD School of Medicine institute aims to change addiction treatment and prevention - Baltimore Sun, May 31, 2023

University of Maryland medical school launches $30M addiction research center - Baltimore Business Journal, May 31, 2023

Spurring Innovation in Addiction Treatment and PreventionUMB News, May 31, 2023