Johns Hopkins ICTR and CFAR Second Annual Symposium

Johns Hopkins ICTR and CFAR Second Annual Symposium

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“Translational Research Successes: Clinical and Laboratory Core Collaborations” will take place on Tuesday, December 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Owens Auditorium, Koch Cancer Research Building. 8:45-9:10 am Meet and Greet Breakfast 9:10-9:30 am ICTR and ICTR/CFAR “Laboratory Core Introduction,” Dr. Craig Hendrix 9:30-9:55 am “MRBOT translation to clinical procedure as 1st in human robot-assisted(...)

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Ambulatory Updates–Initiatives to Improve Patient Care Access

Ambulatory Updates–Initiatives to Improve Patient Care Access

Posted by  | Administration, Patient Care, Vice Chair Contributors

There are several exciting initiatives taking place in the Johns Hopkins ambulatory setting to enhance care delivery. First, the Johns Hopkins Patient Access Process Improvement group has been promoting the use of Appointment Issue Tracker (AIT) to record issues related to the quality of scheduled appointments made by central scheduling. Benefits of AIT are: Centralized(...)

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Five DOM Faculty Among Most Cited Researchers

Five DOM Faculty Among Most Cited Researchers

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Five Department of Medicine faculty members have been named Highly Cited Researchers 2016 by 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 Papers—ranking among the top 1 percent(...)

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Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists and risk of breast cancer

Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists and risk of breast cancer

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ARTICLE: Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists and risk of breast cancer. AUTHORS: Shari D Bolen and Nisa M Maruthur JOURNAL: BMJ. 2016 Oct 20;355:i5519. doi: 10.1136/bmj.i5519. Although many providers and some patients know about the potential risks of pancreatic or thyroid cancer with use of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists,1 2 3 risk of breast cancer has also recently arisen(...)

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Spotlight on Diabetes

Spotlight on Diabetes

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Recently, several DOM faculty members have been recognized for their contributions to diabetes research. Landon King, professor in the Division of Pulmonary and executive vice dean for Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, represented Johns Hopkins Medicine at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Chapter Hope Gala on Saturday, November 12. The(...)

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Nimgaonkar Wins QuickFire Challenge Grant

Nimgaonkar Wins QuickFire Challenge Grant

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Ashish Nimgaonkar, assistant professor in Gastroenterology and co-founder and CEO of Glyscend, Inc., was recently awarded a $500,000 grant from Johnson & Johnson LLC and Janssen Research & Development, LLC as part of the World Without Disease QuickFire Challenge at the 2016 Partnering for Cures conference. Glyscend aims to revolutionize the treatment for metabolic diseases such as type 2(...)

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Food Drive for Catonsville Emergency Assistance

Food Drive for Catonsville Emergency Assistance

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

From now through Friday, January 6 the DOM will be collecting canned food and other non-perishables for Catonsville Emergency Assistance, an organization that provides emergency food, eviction prevention and utility cut-off intervention to greater Catonsville residents. Please consider donating any of the following items: Jelly Cake/Brownie Mix Packages Dry Soup (Ramen Noodle Soups: Lipton, Nissin, Marchaun) Small(...)

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Lessons from the AAIM Women in Leadership Development Forum

Lessons from the AAIM Women in Leadership Development Forum

Posted by  | Administration, Leadership, Vice Chair Contributors

On October 20, six women faculty, supported by the DOM, attended the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM), Women in Leadership Development Forum. The program focused on practical skills development as well as on strategies for creating a supportive environment that allows diverse faculty to thrive. The skills workshops included Crucial Conversations, Resilience and Sustainability(...)

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