Detection and localization of surgically resectable cancers with a multi-analyte blood test

Detection and localization of surgically resectable cancers with a multi-analyte blood test

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ARTICLE: Detection and localization of surgically resectable cancers with a multi-analyte blood test AUTHORS: Joshua D. Cohen, Lu Li, Yuxuan Wang, Christopher Thoburn, Bahman Afsari, Ludmila Danilova, Christopher Douville, Ammar A. Javed, Fay Wong, Austin Mattox, Ralph H. Hruban, Christopher L. Wolfgang, Michael G. Goggins, Marco Dal Molin, Tian-Li Wang, Richard Roden, Alison P. Klein, Janine Ptak, Lisa Dobbyn, Joy Schaefer, Natalie Silliman, Maria Popoli, Joshua T. Vogelstein, James D. Browne, Robert E. Schoen, Randall E. Brand, Jeanne(...)

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Improvement in Right Ventricular Strain with Ambrisentan and Tadalafil Upfront Therapy in Scleroderma-associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Improvement in Right Ventricular Strain with Ambrisentan and Tadalafil Upfront Therapy in Scleroderma-associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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ARTICLE: Improvement in Right Ventricular Strain with Ambrisentan and Tadalafil Upfront Therapy in Scleroderma-associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension AUTHORS: Valentina Mercurio, Monica Mukherjee, Ryan J. Tedford, Roham T. Zamanian, Rubina M. Khair, Takahiro Sato, Omar A. Minai, Fernando Torres, Reda E. Girgis, Kelly Chin, Rachel Damico, Todd M. Kolb, Stephen C. Mathai and Paul M. Hassoun JOURNAL: Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Feb 1;197(3):388-391. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201704-0789LE. To the Editor: Scleroderma-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension (SSc-PAH) is characterized by poor survival,(...)

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The Role of Health Care Professionals in Reducing LGBTQ Health Disparities

The Role of Health Care Professionals in Reducing LGBTQ Health Disparities

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The Johns Hopkins Institute for Genetic Medicine, Graduate Program in Human Genetics, Professional Development and Careers Office and the Office of Graduate Student Affairs are pleased to be hosting Dr. Andrew Hollenbach, professor of genetics at Louisiana State University, for a visit on May 1-2. Dr. Hollenbach has been highly active through the Association of American(...)

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Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

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Deidra Crews, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology and associate vice chair for diversity and inclusion, will speak at the 8th Annual Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology on Thursday, June 28 at 4-5 p.m. in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center, Level 1, Richard A. Grossi Auditorium (Bayview campus); reception to follow. Title(...)

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Johnson Receives C. Lockard Conley Award

Johnson Receives C. Lockard Conley Award

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Erica Johnson, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and program director of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Internal Medicine Residency program, was named the recipient of the C. Lockard Conley Award from the Maryland Chapter of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Conley was a prolific researcher and clinician, but foremost an unparalleled educator. Each year, the(...)

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Conway Named Leader in Minority Health

Conway Named Leader in Minority Health

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Sarah Johnson Conway, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently named one of the 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health by the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF). This honor recognizes Sarah's efforts to better and diversify the healthcare marketplace. She was presented the award at the 2018 NMQF Leadership Summit(...)

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Berger Joins Project with Engineering Colleagues

Berger Joins Project with Engineering Colleagues

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Ronald Berger, professor in Cardiology, and the clinical cardiac electrophysiology group  joined a collaboration with Natalia Trayanova, professor of Biomedical Engineering with a joint appointment in the Division of Cardiology, and her lab to perform catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. For both of these arrhythmia conditions, it is often challenging(...)

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Antar Receives Perl M. Stetler Award

Antar Receives Perl M. Stetler Award

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Annie Antar, fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was named the 2018 recipient of the Pearl M. Stetler Research Fund for Women Physicians. Awards are $65,000 for a designated year of research in a postgraduate program. This is usually the third or fourth year of fellowship. She currently works in the lab of Robert Siliciano studying HIV latency.

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Should We Include Social Determinants in Electronic Health Records?

Should We Include Social Determinants in Electronic Health Records?

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Social factors account for a significant percent of deaths in the United States; however, research and the inclusion of standard ways to define and capture these determinants into patient health records are arguably in their nascent stage. As talk of social determinants of health permeate the halls of academic medical centers and schools of public health,(...)

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