Clinical Research Achievement Awards

Clinical Research Achievement Awards

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The Clinical Research Forum’s Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Awards honor outstanding accomplishments in clinical research. This annual national competition seeks to identify major advances resulting from the nation’s investment in research to benefit the health and welfare of its citizens. Winners are recognized at the Clinical Research Forum Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. Selection(...)

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Introducing the C-CORE (Collaboration Center of Research Excellence) Initiative

Introducing the C-CORE (Collaboration Center of Research Excellence) Initiative

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Faculty from all ranks and across the entire spectrum of basic, clinical and population research face substantial barriers to implementing their research ideas. From trying to calculate sample size for a grant application to conceptualizing the design and implementation of clinical research, faculty could benefit from access to best practices, research methods expertise and interested(...)

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5 From the DOM Among Most Cited Researchers

5 From the DOM Among Most Cited Researchers

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Five Department of Medicine faculty members have been named Highly Cited Researchers 2017 by Clarivate Analytics, which was previously part of Thomson Reuters, which identifies the world’s most influential contemporary researchers across 21 scientific fields. Over three thousand researchers earned the distinction by writing the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators (ESI) as Highly Cited(...)

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Johns Hopkins Research Symposium on Engineering in Healthcare

Johns Hopkins Research Symposium on Engineering in Healthcare

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This year’s Annual Johns Hopkins Research Symposium on Engineering in Healthcare will be held on Monday, November 20 from 8:30 a.m.to 5:30 p.m. in the Chevy Chase Auditorium, Sheikh Zayed Tower, JHU East Baltimore campus and is co-hosted by the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare and the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. The symposium’s focus is(...)

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CRISP Database Information Session

CRISP Database Information Session

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We are very fortunate in Maryland to have access to a database that allows us to easily look up if a consented research participant has been seen in an emergency room or been hospitalized anywhere in Maryland and in some surrounding areas. The Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP) database is a unique(...)

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Poku and Sanchez-Collins Receive Community Action Award

Poku and Sanchez-Collins Receive Community Action Award

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Michael Poku and Shakira Sanchez-Collins, internal medicine residents, won the Idoreyin P. Montague Community Action Award at the Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Grand Rounds and Awards Presentation earlier this month. Michael Poku is a Mayoral-appointed member of Baltimore's Ryan White Part A Planning Council that works to enhance the health of individuals living with HIV/AIDS,(...)

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Evidence-Based Guidelines to Eliminate Repetitive Laboratory Testing

Evidence-Based Guidelines to Eliminate Repetitive Laboratory Testing

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ARTICLE: Evidence-Based Guidelines to Eliminate Repetitive Laboratory Testing AUTHORS: Kevin P. Eaton, Kathryn Levy, Christine Soong, Amit K. Pahwa, Christopher Petrilli, Justin B. Ziemba, Hyung J. Cho, Rodrigo Alban, Jaime F. Blanck, Andrew S. Parsons JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Oct 16. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5152. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Routine daily laboratory testing of hospitalized patients reflects a wasteful clinical practice that threatens the value of health care. Choosing Wisely initiatives from numerous professional societies have identified repetitive laboratory testing in the(...)

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DOM Geriatrics Makes Strides in Treating Chronic Wounds

DOM Geriatrics Makes Strides in Treating Chronic Wounds

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Peter Abadir (pictured), Mahya Faghih, Diep Vuong, Neal Fedarko and Jeremy Walston (pictured) recently published a paper in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology detailing preclinical studies in diabetic mouse models and diabetic aging pig models that demonstrate significantly accelerated healing in chronic wounds treated with reformulated gel made from blood pressure pills. In the pig studies, all 5 cm(...)

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Feinberg Receives Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics

Feinberg Receives Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics

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Andrew Feinberg, professor in Molecular Medicine, was named the 2017 recipient of the Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics from the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) at the AMP Annual Meeting this week in Salt Lake City for his seminal scientific discoveries and countless contributions to the field of epigenetics. The AMP Award for Excellence in Molecular(...)

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