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Johns Hopkins Wins $25 Million NIH Grant to Improve Resources for Biomedical Research


Investigators at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s Brain Injury Outcomes program and the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research have been awarded a seven-year, $25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s...
20-Oct-2016 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Build a Better Cancer Drug to Pass Through Blood-Brain Barrier


In efforts to develop new treatments for brain cancer, scientists from Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery and the Kimmel Cancer Center's Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy report they have altered the structure of an experimental drug...
20-Oct-2016 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Awarded $16 Million Contract in Effort to Improve Antibiotic Prescribing and Fight Superbugs


Superbugs are causing a super problem in health care, but combating these drug-resistant bacteria presents quite a challenge. Many antibiotic prescriptions administered in the U.S. are either unnecessary or inappropriate and can lead to...
18-Oct-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Faculty Members Elected to National Academy of Medicine


Paul B. Rothman, M.D., and Jeffrey P. Kahn, Ph.D., M.P.H., of Johns Hopkins have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
17-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins inHealth and Applied Physics Laboratory Join Forces to Revolutionize Medicine


Johns Hopkins Medicine, in partnership with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, today announced a joint effort to apply rigorous data analysis and systems engineering practices in an effort to revolutionize the diagnosis and...
17-Oct-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hopping Around Johns Hopkins: New Early Mobilization Program, Picu Up!, Gets Pediatrics Patients Moving


Pediatric critical care specialists at Johns Hopkins report that a test of their pilot program to reduce sedation and boost early mobility for children in an intensive care unit proves it is both safe and effective.
13-Oct-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Expert Panel Issues Updated Guidelines for Red Blood Cell Storage Time and Transfusion Use


For most stable hospitalized patients, transfusions of red blood cells stored for any time point within their licensed dating period — so-called standard issue — are as safe as transfusions with blood stored 10 days or less, or “fresh,”...
10-Oct-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Calcium Supplements May Damage the Heart


After analyzing 10 years of medical tests on more than 2,700 people in a federally funded heart disease study, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and elsewhere conclude that taking calcium in the form of supplements may raise the risk of plaque...
11-Oct-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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