Research

Sharp Receives ATS Fellowship in Health Equality

Sharp Receives ATS Fellowship in Health Equality

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Michelle Sharp, fellow in the Division of Pulmonary, was awarded the 2018 American Thoracic Society (ATS) Fellowship in Health Equality for her Sarcoidosis Low Health Literacy Patient Education Project. The fellowship aims to support the efforts of senior fellows, junior faculty or post-doctoral students with research, clinical and policy endeavors to advance health equality for patients with(...)

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CFAR Scholar Grant

CFAR Scholar Grant

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The Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research provides pilot grants to faculty in the Schools of Public Health, Medicine and Nursing to enable and support HIV/AIDS research projects. Junior faculty in other JHU schools are eligible to apply if the proposal meets all other criteria. The primary purpose of these awards is to strengthen the(...)

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Ippolito Receives Faculty Development Award

Ippolito Receives Faculty Development Award

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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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Seeking Medical Illustration Project Proposals

Seeking Medical Illustration Project Proposals

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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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Coresh and Grams Present Research on Kidney Disease

Coresh and Grams Present Research on Kidney Disease

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Josef Coresh, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, and Morgan Grams, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, presented data to Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) in Barcelona, and their research findings resulted in two papers which are now published in the concurrent issues of Kidney International and Kidney International Reports. This was the first time KDIGO commissioned(...)

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Grand Challenges Explorations Grants

Grand Challenges Explorations Grants

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Grand Challenges Explorations fosters early-stage discovery research to expand the pipeline of ideas for solving our greatest global health and development challenges. Launched in 2008 with an initial $100 million commitment from the foundation, Grand Challenges Explorations grants have already been awarded to more than 1200 researchers in more than 65 countries. Applicants can be(...)

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Berger Joins Project with Engineering Colleagues

Berger Joins Project with Engineering Colleagues

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Ronald Berger, professor in Cardiology, and the clinical cardiac electrophysiology group  joined a collaboration with Natalia Trayanova, professor of Biomedical Engineering with a joint appointment in the Division of Cardiology, and her lab to perform catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. For both of these arrhythmia conditions, it is often challenging(...)

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Antar Receives Perl M. Stetler Award

Antar Receives Perl M. Stetler Award

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Annie Antar, fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was named the 2018 recipient of the Pearl M. Stetler Research Fund for Women Physicians. Awards are $65,000 for a designated year of research in a postgraduate program. This is usually the third or fourth year of fellowship. She currently works in the lab of Robert Siliciano studying HIV latency.

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Alvanzo Speaks at National Academies of Sciences Workshop

Alvanzo Speaks at National Academies of Sciences Workshop

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Anika Alvanzo, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, participated as a rapporteur and panelist at the National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine’s Workshop on Integrating Infectious Disease Considerations with the Response to the Opioid Epidemic on March 12. Speakers presented on how the opioid epidemic has changed the epidemiology of infectious disease and participants(...)

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Bumpus Speaks in Front of Congress

Bumpus Speaks in Front of Congress

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Namandje Bumpus, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, was invited to speak to members of the Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus last month about informing consumers about drug metabolism. Her 30-minute talk, entitled "How Do Our Bodies Process Medicine," focused on describing how orally-ingested drugs are metabolized, how labs determine how drugs are metabolized and how these data(...)

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