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Brownlee Named Community Service Award Recipient

Brownlee Named Community Service Award Recipient

Darren Brownlee, division administrator for the Division of Clinical Immunology, was one of eight employees honored at today'd Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration in recognition of his outstanding community service. Darren mentors a student with the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, acts as president of the National Association of Health Services Executives' Baltimore chapter, supports United Way fundraisers, helps(...)

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Pearl M. Stetler Research Fund RFA

Pearl M. Stetler Research Fund RFA

The Pearl M. Stetler is an award intended for women who are senior ​fellows or fellows transitioning to faculty at the instructor level. It provides $65,000 support ($64,000 salary and $1,000 supplies). The application provide specifics about eligibility. The application deadline is February 15. Funding decisions will be made by March 15. Please read the eligibility requirements carefully and(...)

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Single IRB FAQs

Single IRB FAQs

The Office of Human Subjects Research Institutional Review Board (IRB) has published some very useful information for researchers here: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/institutional_review_board/about/agreements/sirb_faqs.html Questions include: How do I submit a request to have JHM IRB serve as the sIRB for my grant proposal or study? JHM IRB has created a reliance request tool [survey] that is available on(...)

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Combined circulating tumor DNA and protein biomarker-based liquid biopsy for the earlier detection of pancreatic cancers

Combined circulating tumor DNA and protein biomarker-based liquid biopsy for the earlier detection of pancreatic cancers

ARTICLE: Combined circulating tumor DNA and protein biomarker-based liquid biopsy for the earlier detection of pancreatic cancers AUTHORS: Joshua D. Cohen, Ammar A. Javed, Christopher Thoburn, Fay Wong, Jeanne Tie, Peter Gibbs, Max Schmidt, Michele T. Yip-Schneider, Peter J. Allen, Mark Schattner, Randall E. Brand, Aatur D. Singhi, Gloria M. Petersen, Seung-Mo Hong, Song Cheol Kim, Massimo Falconi, Claudio Doglioni, Matthew J. Weiss, Nita Ahuja, Jin He, Martin A. Makary, Anirban Maitra, Samir M. Hanash, Marco Dal Molin, Yuxuan(...)

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Ahmed, Al Ammary, Sateia and Sood Named Epic Faculty Scholars

Ahmed, Al Ammary, Sateia and Sood Named Epic Faculty Scholars

Shabina Ahmed, assistant professor in Endocrinology, Fawaz Al Ammary, assistant professor in Nephrology, Heather Sateia, assistant professor in GIM, and Geeta Sood, assistant professor in ID, were named part of the first cohort of the Epic Faculty Scholars Program by the Office of Faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The awardees are predominantly clinicians(...)

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Going from A to Z

Going from A to Z

ARTICLE: Going from A to Z AUTHORS: Deepak Atri, David Furfaro, Gurpreet Dhaliwal, Kenneth R. Feingold and Reza Manesh JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2018 Jan 4;378(1):73-79. In this Journal feature, information about a real patient is presented in stages (boldface type) to an expert clinician, who responds to the information, sharing his or her reasoning with the(...)

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Meadowcroft Named Consultant on ASHHRA Committee

Meadowcroft Named Consultant on ASHHRA Committee

Kim Meadowcroft, director of human resources, was elected to become the Region 3 Consultant on the 2018 American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) Regional, Chapter and Member Service Committee. The committee provides feedback on the wants and needs of the regions to the ASHHRA office and represents the members and non-members in their(...)

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Gapud Receives Distinguished Fellow Award

Gapud Receives Distinguished Fellow Award

Eric Gapud, instructor in the Division of Rheumatology, received the Distinguished Fellow Award at the 2017 American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego.  The Distinguished Fellow Award was created by the American College of Rheumatology in 2001 to honor trainees who have made meritorious contributions to the study and practice of rheumatology.

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Racial/Ethnic Disparities Persist in Live Donor Kidney Transplantation

Racial/Ethnic Disparities Persist in Live Donor Kidney Transplantation

The January 2018 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association features the article “Association of Race and Ethnicity with Live Donor Kidney Transplantation in the United States From 1995 to 2014” authored by Tanjala S. Purnell and colleagues including Lisa Cooper, Deidra Crews and Ebony Boulware from the DOM. The study aims to(...)

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Association of Race and Ethnicity With Live Donor Kidney Transplantation in the United States From 1995 to 2014

Association of Race and Ethnicity With Live Donor Kidney Transplantation in the United States From 1995 to 2014

ARTICLE: Association of Race and Ethnicity With Live Donor Kidney Transplantation in the United States From 1995 to 2014 AUTHORS: Tanjala S. Purnell, Xun Luo, Lisa A. Cooper, Allan B. Massie, Lauren M. Kucirka, Macey L. Henderson, Elisa J. Gordon, Deidra C. Crews, L. Ebony Boulware, Dorry L. Segev JOURNAL: JAMA. 2018 Jan 2;319(1):49-61. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.19152. Abstract IMPORTANCE: Over the past 2 decades, there has been increased attention and effort to reduce disparities in live donor kidneytransplantation (LDKT) for black, Hispanic, and(...)

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