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Introducing Bluefield Innovations

Introducing Bluefield Innovations

The Johns Hopkins University and Deerfield Management have recently announced the creation of Bluefield Innovations, a collaboration designed to catalyze the development of early stage therapeutics. Funded by Deerfield, an investment management firm committed to advancing health care, Bluefield Innovations will provide up to $65 million in initial funding over five years to support the commercialization(...)

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Sleep & Circadian Research Day

Sleep & Circadian Research Day

Mark your calendar for the 4th annual Johns Hopkins University Sleep & Circadian Research Day to be held on Monday, June 25, 2018. To showcase the research being done at Johns Hopkins and neighboring institutions, we need your abstracts! The deadline to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations is  April 13, 2018. All are welcome(...)

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Happy Doctor’s Day!

Happy Doctor’s Day!

We'd like to take this opportunity to extend a sincere thank you to all of our physicians in honor of National Doctor's Day. We appreciate your time and efforts facing, at times, countless obstacles to care for our patients, educate our students and staff and move our department forward. Our department seems constantly in motion--growing and changing--but(...)

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Association between Household Air Pollution Exposure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Outcomes in 13 Low- and Middle-Income Country Settings

Association between Household Air Pollution Exposure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Outcomes in 13 Low- and Middle-Income Country Settings

ARTICLE: Association between Household Air Pollution Exposure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Outcomes in 13 Low- and Middle-Income Country Settings AUTHORS: Trishul Siddharthan, Matthew R. Grigsby, Dina Goodman, Muhammad Chowdhury, Adolfo Rubinstein, Vilma Irazola, Laura Gutierrez, J. Jaime Miranda, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Dewan Alam, Bruce Kirenga, Rupert Jones, Frederick van Gemert, Robert A. Wise, and William Checkley JOURNAL: Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Mar 1;197(5):611-620. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201709-1861OC. Abstract RATIONALE:(...)

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Responsible Authorship: Best Practices and Avoiding Trouble

Responsible Authorship: Best Practices and Avoiding Trouble

The event, entitled Responsible Authorship: Best Practices and Avoiding Trouble, will feature presentations by Gordon Tomaselli, chief of the Division of Cardiology, co-director of the Heart and Vascular Institute and Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Clinical Investigation; and Dan Raben, professor of Biological Chemistry, Physiology and Oncology, and Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Bioenergetics and Biomembranes. Drs. Tomaselli(...)

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Education Outcomes in a Duty-Hour Flexibility Trial in Internal Medicine

Education Outcomes in a Duty-Hour Flexibility Trial in Internal Medicine

The educational outcomes from the iCOMPARE trial were published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine. iCOMPARE tested flexibility in duty hour policies in internal medicine residency. Sixty-three programs were randomized to 2011 rules or more flexible rules that had no limits in continuous hours of work and no mandatory minimums for time(...)

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Match Day 2018

Match Day 2018

Bayview Internal Medicine Residency Program: The 22 members of this internship class are exceptionally accomplished students who hail from top medical schools from all around the country with 55 percent women and 41 percent from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in medicine. Osler Medical Training Program: This outstanding class was selected from almost 400 applicants and comprises of over 60 percent women--our highest(...)

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We’re Published!

We’re Published!

On March 14, the BCU published its first manuscript describing a new methodology to study how infectious pathogens travel through our clinical space. In partnership with the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, we used a cough machine named “Barney” to recreate a human cough composed of fluorescent microbeads. We then used sensors placed throughout the(...)

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Brodsky Fights for Sickle Cell Disease Research Funding

Brodsky Fights for Sickle Cell Disease Research Funding

Robert Brodsky, professor and director of the Division of Hematology, spoke at a roundtable discussion hosted by Senator Cory Booker to discuss a bill that would give money to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to give out grants to track sickle cell disease patients and assess how far they are from treatment centers. Sickle(...)

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Barlow Named Assistant Administrator for Sponsored Projects

Barlow Named Assistant Administrator for Sponsored Projects

Katherine Barlow began her position as Assistant Administrator for Sponsored Projects Administration for the Department of Medicine on Monday, March 19. Partnering with the existing Assistant Administrator for Sponsored Projects Administration, Megan Martin, Katherine will focus on pre-award administration for the department. Katherine brings with her twelve years of experience in sponsored projects administration at(...)

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