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Bleary-eyed doctors may be better for patients

Bleary-eyed doctors may be better for patients

Let's say your mother requires a colon resection due to a small cancer and has to be admitted to one of two hospitals in town. Both are well-respected teaching hospitals full of surgery residents - young doctors who have recently completed medical school and are training under the supervision of experienced surgeons. In both hospitals,(...)

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Bumpus Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Bumpus Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

The Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Namandje Bumpus, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, is one of 105 researchers who will be honored by President Obama(...)

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Partnering with Patients in Decision-Making: Continuing the Conversation at Johns Hopkins


Partnering with Patients in Decision-Making: Continuing the Conversation at Johns Hopkins will take place on June 1, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Owens Auditorium in the Cancer Research Building. Open to all, this meeting will feature discussions of clinical, educational and research approaches to decision making in the Johns Hopkins Medicine(...)

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GBR II – What’s next?

GBR II – What’s next?

The new Global Budget Revenue (GBR) agreements seem to be working. Initial statewide data show hospital volume is declining and quality is improving. We are now entering year three of a five-year demonstration project with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as part of the waiver modernization program.  So what’s next? One of(...)

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HIV Salvage Therapy Does Not Require Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors: A Randomized, Controlled Trial

HIV Salvage Therapy Does Not Require Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors: A Randomized, Controlled Trial

ARTICLE: HIV Salvage Therapy Does Not Require Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors: A Randomized, Controlled Trial AUTHORS: Karen T. Tashima, Laura M. Smeaton, Carl J. Fichtenbaum, Adriana Andrade, Joseph J. Eron, Rajesh T. Gandhi, Victoria A. Johnson, Karin L. Klingman, Justin Ritz, Sally Hodder, Jorge L. Santana, Timothy Wilkin and Richard H. Haubrich, on behalf of the A5241(...)

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Endocrinology Grand Rounds to Feature Speakers from the FDA

Endocrinology Grand Rounds to Feature Speakers from the FDA

Wednesday, February 24, 3:30-5 p.m. in the Marburg Conference Room “Testosterone and 'Age-Related Hypogonadism' - FDA Concerns” Hylton Joffe, director, Division of Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Products, FDA Mohamed Mohamoud, team leader, Drug Utilization Team, Division of Epidemiology, FDA Trung-Hieu Brian Tran, regulatory review officer, Office of Prescription Drug Promotion Mark Hirsch, clinical team leader,(...)

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Johns Hopkins approved to perform HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ transplants

Johns Hopkins approved to perform HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ transplants

Christine Durand, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, and Dorey Segev in the Department of Surgery are PIs on the NIH grant that will design and implement the clinical trial to do HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ transplants at multiple centers across the country. Christine, along with Kieren Marr, professor in the Division of(...)

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CCGHE Launched LEAP Program

CCGHE Launched LEAP Program

The Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) recently launched a NIH-funded Long Acting/Extended Release Antiretroviral Resource Program (LEAP). The program will be led by Charles Flexner, professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and aims to advance the development of long-lasting therapies for illnesses that require taking medications long-term. For more information, see the announcement(...)

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Year-End Results for Fundraising

Year-End Results for Fundraising

Featured above: Anne Kennan, Debbie Smith, Donna Bolin, Ashlyn Sowell, Carly Frank, Jocabel Michel Reyes, Stephanie Cohen The Department of Medicine had a strong month of December and the fundraising total is $10,743,621 in gifts and pledges as of January 19, 2016. Gifts to the DOM have funded a website for patient education about a(...)

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Garibaldi Awarded Barondess Fellowship


Brian Garibaldi, assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, was recently awarded the Jeremiah A. Barondess Fellowship by the New York Academy of Medicine. In 2003, Jeremiah A. Barondess, M.D., president of the New York Academy of Medicine, led a successful program on "Enhancing Education for the Clinical Transaction." To honor(...)

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