About Kelsey Bennett

Posts by Kelsey Bennett:

Singh Named Director of Endoscopy

Singh Named Director of Endoscopy

Vikesh Singh, associate professor in the Division of Gastroenterology, will assume the role of Director of Endoscopy at Johns Hopkins Hospital effective July 1, 2018. Vikesh is currently the director of the Pancreatitis Center and the medical director of the Pancreatic Islet Autotransplantation Program. He received a bachelor's degree in applied mathematics-biology from Brown University and his M.D.(...)

Read More

Three from the DOM Receive JHU Catalyst Awards

Three from the DOM Receive JHU Catalyst Awards

Michelle Eakin, Li Gao and Eileen Scully were selected to receive Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards, representing some of the most creative thinkers from across the university. The awards, accompanied by a $75,000 grant and mentoring opportunities, aim to help launch early career faculty members on a path to a sustainable and rewarding academic career. Michelle Eakin(...)

Read More

Florido Receives PJ Schafer Award

Florido Receives PJ Schafer Award

Roberta Florido, fellow in the Division of Cardiology, was selected to receive the 2018 PJ Schafer Award from the PJ Schafer Cardiovascular Research Fund. The award was established in memory of PJ Schafer who died of premature heart disease suddenly while playing lacrosse in college. His parents and the community have been raising money to present this annual award(...)

Read More

Improving the Supply and Quality of Deceased-Donor Organs for Transplantation

Improving the Supply and Quality of Deceased-Donor Organs for Transplantation

ARTICLE: Improving the Supply and Quality of Deceased-Donor Organs for Transplantation AUTHORS: Stefan G. Tullius and Hamid Rabb JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2018 May 17;378(20):1920-1929. doi: 10.1056/NEJMra1507080. Introduction Organ transplantation is the treatment of choice for many patients with end-stage diseases, but the supply of organs that are considered acceptable according to current criteria is(...)

Read More

Cohen Receives Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award

Cohen Receives Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award

Keira Cohen, instructor in the Division of Pulmonary, was selected to receive the Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2018 Career Award for Medical Scientists. The award aims to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service for physician-scientists who are committed to an academic career. She will receive $750,000 over five years in unrestricted(...)

Read More

AAMC Grant Writers Coaching Group

AAMC Grant Writers Coaching Group

The Grant Writers Coaching Group for National Institute of Health (NIH) awards is designed for racial and ethnic minority faculty who are actively working on a K or R NIH grant proposal. The goal of the program is to support minority faculty in improving critical writing skills to strengthen grant proposals and increase diversity in medicine.(...)

Read More

Punjabi Receives Academic Achievement Award

Punjabi Receives Academic Achievement Award

Naresh Punjabi, professor in the Division of Pulmonary, was selected to receive the William C. Dement Academic Achievement Award for exceptional initiative and progress in the areas of sleep education and academic research. He will be presented the award at the Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. The award recognizes members of the sleep field(...)

Read More

3rd Annual Community Forum on Healthy Aging

3rd Annual Community Forum on Healthy Aging

On behalf of the Bayview Scientific Advisory Board, I’m writing to let you know that the Bayview Community Research Advisory Council is hosting its annual community forum on Monday, June 11 to engage surrounding communities in the clinical and research activities at Bayview and around the institution.  See details below. The goal is to provide information(...)

Read More

Team Boomerang Advances to Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship

Team Boomerang Advances to Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship

Team Boomerang, led by Jody Tversky, assistant professor in the Division of Clinical Immunology, and composed of Johns Hopkins and UC Berkeley students, was selected to advance to the 2018 Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship in Seattle. Johns Hopkins medical students Jane Wang, Daniel Weng, Thomas Le, engineering student Saki Fugita and Alvin Wan, Derek Wan and Sean(...)

Read More

Pharmacokinetics of rifapentine and rifampin in a rabbit model of tuberculosis and correlation with clinical trial data

Pharmacokinetics of rifapentine and rifampin in a rabbit model of tuberculosis and correlation with clinical trial data

ARTICLE: Pharmacokinetics of rifapentine and rifampin in a rabbit model of tuberculosis and correlation with clinical trial data AUTHORS: Dalin Rifat, Brendan Prideaux, Radojka M. Savic, Michael E. Urbanowski, Teresa L. Parsons, Brian Luna, Mark A. Marzinke, Alvaro A. Ordonez, Vincent P. DeMarco, Sanjay K. Jain, Veronique Dartois, William R. Bishai and Kelly E. Dooley JOURNAL: Sci Transl Med. 2018 Apr 4;10(435). pii: eaai7786. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aai7786. Abstract In clinical trials of two rifamycin antibiotics(...)

Read More