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Methods for Evaluating Natural Experiments in Obesity: A Systematic Review

Methods for Evaluating Natural Experiments in Obesity: A Systematic Review

ARTICLE: Methods for Evaluating Natural Experiments in Obesity: A Systematic Review AUTHORS: Wendy L. Bennett, Renee F. Wilson, Allen Zhang, Eva Tseng, Emily A. Knapp, Hadi Kharrazi, Elizabeth A. Stuart, Oluwaseun Shogbesan, Eric B. Bass, Lawrence J. Cheskin JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2018 May 1:1-10. doi: 10.7326/M18-0309. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract BACKGROUND: Given the obesity pandemic, rigorous methodological approaches, including natural experiments,(...)

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Desmin Phosphorylation Triggers Preamyloid Oligomers Formation and Myocyte Dysfunction in Acquired Heart Failure

Desmin Phosphorylation Triggers Preamyloid Oligomers Formation and Myocyte Dysfunction in Acquired Heart Failure

ARTICLE: Desmin Phosphorylation Triggers Preamyloid Oligomers Formation and Myocyte Dysfunction in Acquired Heart Failure AUTHORS: Peter P. Rainer, Peihong Dong, Matteo Sorge, Justyna Fert-Bober, Ronald J. Holewinski, Yuchuan Wang, Catherine A. Foss, Steven S. An, Alessandra Baracca, Giancarlo Solaini, Charles G. Glabe, Martin G. Pomper, Jennifer E. Van Eyk, Gordon F. Tomaselli, Nazareno Paolocci, Giulio Agnetti JOURNAL: Circ Res. 2018 May 11;122(10):e75-e83. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.117.312082. Epub 2018 Feb 26. Abstract RATIONALE: Disrupted(...)

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Ippolito Receives Faculty Development Award

Ippolito Receives Faculty Development Award

Matthew Ippolito, fellow in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, was awarded the 2018 PhRMA Foundation Faculty Development Award in Clinical and Translational Pharmacology. This award identifies and supports clinical and basic scientists pursuing careers in clinical and translational pharmacology and encourages the development of junior research-oriented faculty who will use molecular, cellular and systems pharmacology(...)

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Grams Receives Young Investigator Award

Grams Receives Young Investigator Award

Morgan Grams, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, was selected to receive the 2018 Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the Council on the Kidney of the American Heart Association. This award presented annually to an individual with an outstanding record of achievement and creativity in basic or patient-oriented research related to(...)

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Happy Nurses Week!

Happy Nurses Week!

This is National Nurses Week, and in honor of the nurses who support the tripartite mission of research, education and patient care within the Department of Medicine, we want to thank you! Nursing is an essential partner to team-based medicine. In fact, our department was designed as a 'functional unit' comprised of a Department of Nursing(...)

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#MeToo—Considering All of the Implications and the Call for Action

#MeToo—Considering All of the Implications and the Call for Action

Both the March 27 and April 2 issues of JAMA included important opinion pieces related to the #MeToo Movement. Dr. Freischlag and Ms. Faria highlight the importance of this movement, which was evidenced by TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2017 being shared by “silence breakers,” 61 women and men from various industries who spoke(...)

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Itaconate is an anti-inflammatory metabolite that activates Nrf2 via alkylation of KEAP1

Itaconate is an anti-inflammatory metabolite that activates Nrf2 via alkylation of KEAP1

ARTICLE: Itaconate is an anti-inflammatory metabolite that activates Nrf2 via alkylation of KEAP1 AUTHORS: Evanna L. Mills, Dylan G. Ryan, Hiran A. Prag, Dina Dikovskaya, Deepthi Menon, Zbigniew Zaslona, Mark P. Jedrychowski, Ana S. H. Costa, Maureen Higgins, Emily Hams, John Szpyt, Marah C. Runtsch, Martin S. King, Joanna F. McGouran, Roman Fischer, Benedikt M. Kessler, Anne F. McGettrick, Mark M. Hughes, Richard G. Carroll, Lee M. Booty, Elena V. Knatko, Paul J. Meakin, Michael L. J. Ashford, Louise K. Modis, Gino Brunori, Daniel C. Sévin, Padraic G. Fallon, Stuart T. Caldwell, Edmund R.(...)

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How to Incorporate Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Projects in Your Training

How to Incorporate Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Projects in Your Training

ARTICLE: How to Incorporate Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Projects in Your Training AUTHORS: Shazia Mehmood Siddique, Gyanprakash Ketwaroo, Carolyn Newberry, Simon Mathews, Vandana Khungar, Shivan J. Mehta JOURNAL: Gastroenterology. 2018 May;154(6):1564-1568. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2018.03.044. Epub 2018 Mar 28. Abstract Engaging physicians in quality improvement (QI) and patient safety (PS) efforts has become increasingly central to creating(...)

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Seeking Medical Illustration Project Proposals

Seeking Medical Illustration Project Proposals

The graduate program in medical illustration seeks thesis projects for their students, proposed by a faculty member (preceptor) in any department in the School of Medicine. Proposals should describe a project based on a communication challenge identified by the preceptor that requires a novel visual solution. If interested, please email Cory Sandone (csandon1@jhmi.edu), director of(...)

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