The Passing of Dr. Theodore Bayless

The Passing of Dr. Theodore Bayless

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It is with sadness that we share with you the passing of esteemed colleague Dr. Ted Bayless due to cancer on February 10, 2019. His many accomplishments include being the first to recognize and identify the role of genetics in Crohn's Disease. Additionally, he served as the first director of the Meyerhoff Inflammatory Bowel Disease(...)

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Hill-Briggs Invited to Speak at U.K. Academy of Medical Sciences

Hill-Briggs Invited to Speak at U.K. Academy of Medical Sciences

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Felicia Hill-Briggs, professor of in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was invited to represent the U.S. National Academy of Medicine in London at the U.K. Academy of Medical Sciences. The academies jointly sponsored the Richard & Hinda Rosenthal Symposium: Behaviour Change to Improve Health for All, featuring expert neuroscientists and behavioral scientists from the U.K. and U.S. presenting cutting edge neurobiology and translational(...)

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Pilot Project Funding Opportunity

Pilot Project Funding Opportunity

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The Hopkins Conte Digestive Diseases Basic and Translational Research Core Center was established in June of 2011 to advance fundamental and translational gastrointestinal research at Hopkins. The Core mission is to bring together GI investigators and encourage others in the community to enter this area of research. This is accomplished by: Providing cutting-edge resources that(...)

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PKG1-modified TSC2 regulates mTORC1 activity to counter adverse cardiac stress

PKG1-modified TSC2 regulates mTORC1 activity to counter adverse cardiac stress

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ARTICLE: PKG1-modified TSC2 regulates mTORC1 activity to counter adverse cardiac stress AUTHORS: Mark J. Ranek, Kristen M. Kokkonen-Simon, Anna Chen, Brittany L. Dunkerly-Eyring, Miguel Pinilla Vera, Christian U. Oeing, Chirag H. Patel, Taishi Nakamura, Guangshuo Zhu, Djahida Bedja, Masayuki Sasaki, Ronald J. Holewinski, Jennifer E. Van Eyk, Jonathan D. Powell, Dong Ik Lee & David A. Kass JOURNAL: Nature. 2019 Jan 30. doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-0895-y. [Epub ahead of print] Brief Summary Protein kinase G has long been considered to provide protection against(...)

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Alvanzo Named Distinguished Fellow

Alvanzo Named Distinguished Fellow

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Anika Alvanzo, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was named a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). This is a prestigious designation reserved for those who have invested their heart, time and energy contributing to the field of addiction medicine. Anika will be honored at the ASAM Annual Conference in(...)

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Ndumele Receives Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Ndumele Receives Award for Excellence in Mentoring

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Chiadi Ndumele, assistant professor in the Division of Cardiology, was selected as an outstanding faculty mentor with receipt of the 2019 Award for Excellence in Mentoring sponsored by the Scholarly Concentrations course. This award recognizes the faculty mentor who best embodies the goals of the Scholarly Concentrations Program in fostering the spirit of independent scholarship(...)

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Farewell to Dr. Sam Charache

Farewell to Dr. Sam Charache

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*pictured at the dedication ceremony of the Patricia Charache, MD Conference Room in 2017 in honor of his wife Dr. Samuel Charache passed away at the age of 89 on Tuesday, January 29. His legacy is part of the fabric of Johns Hopkins and the field of hematology at large. Sam joined the faculty at(...)

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JHU Grand Challenge: Next-generation Innovations for Consumer Health and Empowerment (NICHE)

JHU Grand Challenge: Next-generation Innovations for Consumer Health and Empowerment (NICHE)

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GSK Consumer Healthcare will invest $700,000 this year to seek applications from JHU faculty (including APL)  based on novel science, technologies, materials or processes that will lead to improved consumer health outcomes and that align with GSK’s consumer strategic needs - to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel(...)

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