Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center investigators report they have designed a blood test that accurately detects the presence of advanced breast cancer and also holds promise for precisely monitoring response to cancer treatment.
4/14/2014 3:50 PM EDT
In experiments with mice, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists have identified an enzyme involved in the regulation of immune system T cells that could be a useful target in treating asthma and boosting the effects of certain cancer...
4/10/2014 2:10 PM EDT
Working with human neurons and fruit flies, researchers at Johns Hopkins have identified and then shut down a biological process that appears to trigger a particular form of Parkinson’s disease present in a large number of patients.
4/7/2014 1:15 PM EDT
Surprising Spike in Postoperative Cardiac Surgery Deaths May Be an Unintended Consequence of 30-Day Survival Measurements
Analyzing a national database of hospital inpatient records, a team of researchers reports an expected spike in mortality six days after cardiac surgery, but also a more surprising and potentially troubling jump in deaths at the 30-day mark.
4/9/2014 1:00 PM EDT
Ramy El-Diwany, a fifth-year M.D./Ph.D. student at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has won a 2014 Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Physician Professional Advisory Committee for his...
4/9/2014 12:45 PM EDT
Research in mice and human cell lines has identified an experimental compound dubbed TTT-3002 as potentially one of the most potent drugs available to block genetic mutations in cancer cells blamed for some forms of treatment-resistant leukemia.
4/8/2014 2:10 PM EDT
Johns Hopkins researchers say they have confirmed suspicions that DNA modifications found in the blood of mice exposed to high levels of stress hormone — and showing signs of anxiety — are directly related to changes found in their brain tissues.
4/8/2014 11:05 AM EDT
Johns Hopkins public health and emergency preparedness experts will host the first national symposium designed to help health care providers and staff better prepare for and react to an “active shooter” in hospitals and other the health care...
4/7/2014 5:30 PM EDT
3/11/2014 1:00 PM EDT
Johns Hopkins Heart Disease Prevention Expert Available to Discuss New Guidelines on Preventing Heart Disease and Stroke
11/11/2013 11:00 AM EST
Johns Hopkins Geneticist, First Plaintiff in Myriad Case, Available to Comment on Supreme Court Gene Patenting Decision
6/13/2013 11:00 AM EDT
5/22/2013 11:50 AM EDT
7/24/2012 11:30 PM EDT
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), long the master reference work in psychiatry, is seriously flawed and needs radical change from its current “field guide” form, according to an essay by two Johns Hopkins...
5/14/2012 4:00 PM EDT
Infectious disease and disaster preparedness experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine say the premise of the soon-to-be-released Hollywood movie Contagion, in which a lethal airborne virus spreads quickly around the globe, is realistic and should serve as...
9/8/2011 9:55 AM EDT
Johns Hopkins has a wide range of experts available for interviews and comments about seasonal flu, H1N1, emergency preparedness, infection control, flu transmission in children, vaccine safety, flu treatment, public health ethics, flu in cancer...
9/29/2010 9:00 AM EDT