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Trends in Clinical Research

Trends in Clinical Research

The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network (JHCRN) will be hosting the 4th Annual Trends in Clinical Research on Thursday, November 8 from 1–3 p.m. in the Chevy Chase Auditorium. This year’s keynote topic is “Blurring of the Boundaries between Clinical Research and Clinical Practice,” presented by Jonathan Moreno, David and Lyn University Professor of Ethics at the Perlman School(...)

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Conte Digestive Diseases Basic and Translational Research Core Center Grant

Conte Digestive Diseases Basic and Translational Research Core Center Grant

Funding ($25,000 to $50,000) is available from the Hopkins Conte Digestive Diseases Basic and Translational Research Core Center for new pilot/feasibility project in the GI-related field. The main goal of this funding is to facilitate collaborative projects at the interphase of clinical and fundamental research. New collaborations between the current members of the Center, as well(...)

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Bollinger Named Gupta Professor

Bollinger Named Gupta Professor

Robert Bollinger, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was installed as the Raj and Kamla Gupta Professor in Infectious Diseases in a ceremony last month. The standing-room only event took place in the Welch Library with remarks from Mark Anderson, Paul Rothman, Ronald Daniels and more. For more information, visit: https://main.ccghe.net/content/bollinger-installed-raj-kamla-gupta-professor-infectious-diseases

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BRAF V600E Confers Male Sex Disease-Specific Mortality Risk in Patients With Papillary Thyroid Cancer

BRAF V600E Confers Male Sex Disease-Specific Mortality Risk in Patients With Papillary Thyroid Cancer

ARTICLE: BRAF V600E Confers Male Sex Disease-Specific Mortality Risk in Patients With Papillary Thyroid Cancer AUTHORS: Fei Wang, Shihua Zhao, Xiaopei Shen, Guangwu Zhu, Rengyun Liu, David Viola, Rossella Elisei, Efisio Puxeddu,Laura Fugazzola, Carla Colombo, Barbara Jarzab, Agnieszka Czarniecka, Alfred K. Lam, Caterina Mian, Federica Vianello, Linwah Yip, Garcilaso Riesco-Eizaguirre, Pilar Santisteban, Christine J. O’Neill, Mark S. Sywak,Roderick Clifton-Bligh, Bela Bendlova, Vlasta Sýkorová, Yangang Wang, and Mingzhao Xing  JOURNAL: J Clin Oncol. 2018 Sep 20;36(27):2787-2795. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2018.78.5097. Epub(...)

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Walston Texbook is Highly Commended

Walston Texbook is Highly Commended

The Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine, 3rd Edition, edited by Jeremy Walston, professor in the Division of Geriatrics, and others was recognized by the British Medical Association for their 2018 Medical Book Awards. About 700 projects were submitted for consideration with only the most outstanding being named "highly commended."

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Save the Date for the Bayview Research Symposium

Save the Date for the Bayview Research Symposium

The 13th annual Johns Hopkins Bayview Research Symposium will be held on Friday, December 7, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Grossi Auditorium, located in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center. This year’s symposium will focus on “Autophagy: Perspectives on Molecular Principles, Human Diseases & Therapeutic Opportunities.” Call for Poster Presentations The(...)

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Take the Safety Culture Assessment

Take the Safety Culture Assessment

It’s hard to believe October and the fall holiday season will soon be upon us. The changing of the leaves and the cool weather are a welcome relief from the mid-Atlantic heat and humidity. There are a few items which I would like to update you on. Safety Culture Assessment (SCA) begins Monday October 1(...)

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Personalized virtual-heart technology for guiding the ablation of infarct-related ventricular tachycardia

Personalized virtual-heart technology for guiding the ablation of infarct-related ventricular tachycardia

ARTICLE: Personalized virtual-heart technology for guiding the ablation of infarct-related ventricular tachycardia AUTHORS: Adityo Prakosa, Hermenegild J. Arevalo, Dongdong Deng, Patrick M. Boyle, Plamen P. Nikolov, Hiroshi Ashikaga, Joshua J. E. Blauer, Elyar Ghafoori, Carolyn J. Park, Robert C. Blake III, Frederick T. Han, Rob S. MacLeod, Henry R. Halperin, David J. Callans, Ravi Ranjan, Jonathan Chrispin, Saman Nazarian and Natalia A. Trayanova JOURNAL: Nat Biomed Eng. 2018 Sep 3. Doi: 10.1038/s41551-018-0282-2 Abstract(...)

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Operation Limelight

Operation Limelight

On Wednesday, August 29, the BCU team held a short exercise called Operation Limelight for congressional staffers and media outlets. Operation Limelight was a demonstration of several aspects of an activated unit including patient admission via an Isopod, personal protective equipment (PPE) donning and doffing procedures, autoclave operations, laboratory specimen processing and adaptive communication via(...)

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