Brennan Named Medical Co-Director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center

Brennan Named Medical Co-Director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center

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We are delighted to introduce Daniel C. Brennan, MD, FACP who, on July 1, 2017, will be the new Medical Co-Director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine Division of Nephrology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Brennan will provide(...)

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Epigenomic reprogramming during pancreatic cancer progression links anabolic glucose metabolism to distant metastasis

Epigenomic reprogramming during pancreatic cancer progression links anabolic glucose metabolism to distant metastasis

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ARTICLE: Epigenomic reprogramming during pancreatic cancer progression links anabolic glucose metabolism to distant metastasis AUTHORS: Oliver G McDonald, Xin Li, Tyler Saunders, Rakel Tryggvadottir, Samantha J Mentch, Marc O Warmoes, Anna E Word, Alessandro Carrer, Tal H Salz, Sonoko Natsume, Kimberly M Stauffer, Alvin Makohon-Moore, Yi Zhong, Hao Wu, Kathryn E Wellen, Jason W Locasale,(...)

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Summer Course on Health Equity Research Methods

Summer Course on Health Equity Research Methods

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Applications of Innovative Methods in Health Equity Research is a new, two-day course that Lisa Cooper and colleagues at the Johns Hopkins Center to Eliminate Cardiovascular Health Disparities have worked to develop. This course, co-led by Dr. Tanjala Purnell and Lisa Cooper, will be held on June 12-13, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., as part of the Johns(...)

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Match Day 2017

Match Day 2017

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Congratulations to our residency programs for a very successful match this year. Our department continues to attract some of the top talent from across the country, and we want to thank everyone who participated in this process over the past several months. Bayview Internal Medicine Residency Program: Categorical: Evans Brown, University of Minnesota Turja Chakrabarti,(...)

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Impact Report from the Center for Clinical Global Health Education

Impact Report from the Center for Clinical Global Health Education

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The Center for Clinical Global Health Education, led by Robert Bollinger, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, aims to improve health outcomes in resource limited countries through infectious disease research and education. Since its inception in 2005, the center has developed local partnerships in 20 countries. To see their recently published impact report, visit one(...)

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Kalyani Named One of Maryland’s Top 100 Women

Kalyani Named One of Maryland’s Top 100 Women

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Rita Kalyani, associate professor in the Division of Endocrinology, was recently deemed one of Maryland's Top 100 Women for 2017 by The Daily Record. The popular news source began honoring outstanding women leaders who have not only made contributions through their professional careers, but through community service and mentoring in 1996. This year, a record(...)

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FDA Regulation of Prescription Drugs

FDA Regulation of Prescription Drugs

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ARTICLE: FDA Regulation of Prescription Drugs AUTHORS: Audrey L. Gassman, Christine P. Nguyen and Hylton V. Joffe JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2017 Feb 16;376(7):674-682. doi: 10.1056/NEJMra1602972. In 2015, approximately 4 billion prescriptions were filled at retail pharmacies in the United States.1 The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) within the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)(...)

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Bass Receives Woodward Award

Bass Receives Woodward Award

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Eric Bass, professor in General Internal Medicine and vice chair for faculty development and promotions, recently received the Theodore E. Woodward Award from the Maryland Chapter of the American College of Physicians. This award is given for major contributions to medical education.

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