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Tip Sheet: Johns Hopkins Researchers Present Findings at Science Conference in Seattle

The Annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections
14-Feb-2017 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Names Benjamin Levy to Lead Medical Oncology Program at Sibley


Lung cancer specialist Benjamin Levy, M.D., has been named the new clinical director of medical oncology and medical director of thoracic oncology for the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital in northwest Washington, D.C.
14-Feb-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

An 'Ignition Key' Revs Up DNA Shuffling To Make Antibodies


Rearranging the genome is a risky endeavor, and human cells reserve it for special occasions, like making egg and sperm cells.
9-Feb-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

16 Aplastic Anemia Patients Free Of Disease After Bone Marrow Transplant and Chemo


Physicians at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center report they have successfully treated 16 patients with a rare and lethal form of bone marrow failure called severe aplastic anemia using partially matched bone marrow transplants followed by two...
7-Feb-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Awarded Multimillion-Dollar Contract in Effort to Improve Surgical Outcomes for Patients


The Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, in collaboration with the American College of Surgeons, has been awarded a nearly $4 million contract, with the option of $12 million over three years, for a total of about $16...
6-Feb-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Sleep Deprivation Handicaps the Brain's Ability to Form New Memories, Study in Mice Shows


Studying mice, scientists at Johns Hopkins have fortified evidence that a key purpose of sleep is to recalibrate the brain cells responsible for learning and memory so the animals can "solidify" lessons learned and use them when they awaken -- in...
29-Jan-2017 8:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Medicine Alliance for Patients Announces Renewed Participation in Medicare Program


The Johns Hopkins Medicine Alliance for Patients (JMAP), the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) of Johns Hopkins Medicine, announces that it has been selected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to renew its participation in the...
2-Feb-2017 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Affirms That Cocaine Makes Users More Likely to Risk Unsafe Sex


Cocaine use has long been tied anecdotally to higher-than-usual rates of impulsive behavior, including risky sex, but the tie-in has been difficult to study with any scientifically controlled rigor.
2-Feb-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Experts on Bioethics and Policy Available for Comment


6-Feb-2017 11:45 AM EST

Johns Hopkins Medicine Orthopaedic Expert Available to Comment on Super Bowl & Football Injuries


31-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST

Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Expert Available to Speak on Improving Sports Performance with Science, NFL Player Health Factors and the Super Bowl


26-Jan-2017 3:00 PM EST

Johns Hopkins Expert Available to Speak on New Peanut Allergy Prevention Guidelines


5-Jan-2017 8:00 AM EST

Keeping the Holidays Healthy


The holidays are a time for family, fun and happiness. They are usually spent with the ones we love reflecting on the past year and feeling grateful. However, even with all the joy, the holidays can cause quite a large amount of stress. Whether it...
19-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST

@HopkinsMedicine Experts Available to Discuss Role of #Autophagy in Cocaine-Induced Cell Death

4-Oct-2016 9:00 AM EDT

.@Hopkinsmedicine #Autophagy Expert Available to Speak About Today's #Nobelprize.


3-Oct-2016 11:10 AM EDT

Need Health Experts for #Rio2016 Stories? @HopkinsMedNews Has You Covered.

8-Aug-2016 11:55 AM EDT

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