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Common Sets of Genes Disrupted In Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and Major Depression


Studying brain tissue from deceased donors, Johns Hopkins scientists have found common groups of genes disrupted among people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression. The commonly affected genes sets, identified with RNA sequencing...
26-Oct-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nanofiber Coating Prevents Infections of Prosthetic Joints


In a proof-of-concept study with mice, scientists at The Johns Hopkins University show that a novel coating they made with antibiotic-releasing nanofibers has the potential to better prevent at least some serious bacterial infections related to...
21-Oct-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Expanding the Role of Hospitalist Physician Assistants Achieves Similar Clinical Outcomes, Costs Less


More and more medical centers are relying on hospitalists -- hospital-based internal medicine specialists who coordinate the complex care of inpatients. Now, an 18-month study comparing two hospitalist groups -- one with a high physician assistant...
24-Oct-2016 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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