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Haywood Receives Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award

Haywood Receives Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award

The Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award provides grant awards to support the promising research and creative endeavors of early career faculty. The awards aim to help launch faculty members on a path to a sustainable and rewarding academic career. The program encompasses not only funding but also mentoring opportunities and the chance to join a cohort(...)

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Santonio Holmes III and Long Foundation Visit

Santonio Holmes III and Long Foundation Visit

https://animoto.com/play/iYRTe6Nm9hQQbHh6S9xGgA?autostart=1 Follow the link above to watch the video from Santonio Holmes' visit to the Johns Hopkins Adult Sickle Cell Center in June to learn about our sickle cell programs. For more information about the III & Long Foundation, visit their website: http://www.thirdandlongfoundation.org/

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Journeys at the Crossroads: A Conversation about Community by Community

Journeys at the Crossroads: A Conversation about Community by Community

The third session of the Journeys in Medicine series entitled Journeys at the Crossroads: A Conversation about Community by Community brought together members of the Baltimore and Hopkins community and discussed some of the challenges the Baltimore City community face that played an underlying role in the riots in Baltimore back in April. On Tuesday,(...)

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Removal of Abnormal Myofilament O-GlcNAcylation Restores Ca2+ Sensitivity in Diabetic Cardiac Muscle

Removal of Abnormal Myofilament O-GlcNAcylation Restores Ca2+ Sensitivity in Diabetic Cardiac Muscle

ARTICLE: Removal of Abnormal Myofilament O-GlcNAcylation Restores Ca2+ Sensitivity in Diabetic Cardiac Muscle AUTHORS: Genaro A. Ramirez-Correa, Junfeng Ma, Chad Slawson, Quira Zeidan, Nahyr S. Lugo-Fagundo, Mingguo Xu, Xiaoxu Shen, Wei Dong Gao, Viviane Caceres, Khalid Chakir, Lauren DeVine, Robert Cole, Luigi Marchionni, Nazareno Paolocci, Gerald W. Hart and Anne M. Murphy JOURNAL: Diabetes. 2015 Jun(...)

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Jan de Beur receives Shirley Hohl Award


Suzanne Jan de Beur, associate professor and chief of the Division of Endocrinology at Bayview, has been selected by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) for the Shirley Hohl Award. The Shirley Hohl Award is given to an individual whose activities best represent and have made significant contributions to the dedicated and(...)

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One Minute Guide to: Appropriately Ordering Urine Cultures

One Minute Guide to: Appropriately Ordering Urine Cultures

Q: Should I routinely obtain a urine culture from my asymptomatic inpatients? What if the urinalysis indicates the presence of both bacteria and white blood cells? What if my patient has a chronic indwelling catheter? Context: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the most commonly encountered bacterial infections in the ambulatory, inpatient and long-term care settings.(...)

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Pulmonary Hypertension Program receives PHA Accreditation


The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) recently certified the DOM Pulmonary Hypertension Program as a Center of Comprehensive Care for patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH). This accreditation demonstrates the team’s clinical excellence in diagnosis and comprehensive management of PH patients through criteria established by world leaders in the field. The team, led by Paul Hassoun, professor(...)

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Cosgrove selected to participate in the White House’s Antibiotic Stewardship Initiative


Sara Cosgrove, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and director of the Johns Hopkins Antimicrobial Stewardship Program was selected by the White House to help address solutions to the ever-growing problem of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Dr. Cosgrove, along with more than 150 stakeholders in the field, outlined current and future contributions to antibiotic stewardship(...)

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Team Captains Still Needed for Baltimore Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

Team Captains Still Needed for Baltimore Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

This year the Johns Hopkins Medicine has committed to recruiting 500 walkers and raising $50,000 for diabetes research, education and advocacy through participation in the American Diabetes Association—Baltimore Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes. The walk will be held on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at the Canton Waterfront Park starting at 8 a.m. The Department of(...)

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Vinculin network-mediated cytoskeletal remodeling regulates contractile function in the aging heart

Vinculin network-mediated cytoskeletal remodeling regulates contractile function in the aging heart

ARTICLE: Vinculin network-mediated cytoskeletal remodeling regulates contractile function in the aging heart AUTHORS: Gaurav Kaushik, Alice Spenlehauer, Ayla O. Sessions, Adriana S. Trujillo, Alexander Fuhrmann, Zongming Fu, Vidya Venkatraman, Danielle Pohl, Jeremy Tuler, Mingyi Wang, Edward G. Lakatta, Karen Ocorr, Rolf Bodmer, Sanford I. Bernstein, Jennifer E. Van Eyk, Anthony Cammarato and Adam J. Engler(...)

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