Research

MedHacks Medical Hackathon

MedHacks Medical Hackathon

Posted by  | Patient Care, Research

MedHacks is the national medical hackathon hosted annually by Johns Hopkins University and brings together hundreds of talented entrepreneurs, software developers and medical students to tackle tough challenges in healthcare. For this year's event, there is interest in increasing collaboration across the Johns Hopkins' campuses and getting ideas from providers on areas of need that could be addressed during the hackathon.(...)

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DOM Large Projects Initiative (LPI)

DOM Large Projects Initiative (LPI)

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The Hopkins DOM maintains one of the largest portfolios of NIH funded research. Typically, we have utilized traditional R01 grants to our great advantage. In this era of multidisciplinary, collaborative research, it is vital that we continue to diversify our funding streams and invigorate new collaboration. In response, the DOM leadership is pleased to announce(...)

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Ludwig Family Department of Medicine Physician-Scientists

Ludwig Family Department of Medicine Physician-Scientists

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On August 8, Dr. Carol Ludwig visited with physician scientists from across the Department of Medicine to hear about the exciting science taking place in the DOM.  At the request of Dr. Ludwig, Dr. Anderson, along with input from division directors, assembled a talented group of presenters for the meeting. The participants were: Karthik Suresh, “Checkpoint(...)

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Hill-Briggs to Present for the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

Hill-Briggs to Present for the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

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Felicia Hill-Briggs, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was invited to present for the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) Director's Speaker Series. She will present "Advancing BSSR to Address National Priorities for Health Care and Population Health Improvement" in person at the OBSSR on Tuesday, September 24. It will also be available(...)

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Clark Serves as Co-Chair of Look AHEAD Study

Clark Serves as Co-Chair of Look AHEAD Study

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Jeanne Clark, professor and director of the Division of General Internal Medicine, recently accepted an invitation to serve as the co-chair of the Look AHEAD study. This study is a multicenter randomized, 12-year NIH clinical trial to examine the effects of a lifestyle intervention designed to achieve and maintain weight loss over the long term through(...)

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Director’s Reflections: Rex Ahima and the JCI

Director’s Reflections: Rex Ahima and the JCI

Posted by  | Administration, Research

The Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI) from the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal with a longstanding commitment to providing the world with free biomedical research articles. Since its inception in 1924, its editors have been elected from top medical universities including Vanderbilt, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, Columbia, Yale,(...)

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Hindman Receives BAHI Spark Award

Hindman Receives BAHI Spark Award

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Daniel Hindman, fellow in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently awarded the Bloomberg American Health Initiative (BAHI) Spark Award for his project “Promoting health equity in Baltimore's design for active transportation.” Daniel received the award from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with support from mentor Craig Pollack.

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Story-Roller Receives Stetler Award

Story-Roller Receives Stetler Award

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Elizabeth Story-Roller, fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases, received the Pearl M. Stetler Research Fellowship Award, which provides salary support for a post-fellowship year of research. While awaiting funding from a NIH K08, she will continue as a research fellow in the TB Center with Gyanu Lamichhane, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases.

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Gupta to Serve as Protocol Chair for NIH Clinical Trial

Gupta to Serve as Protocol Chair for NIH Clinical Trial

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Amita Gupta, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, is a protocol chair  for a large international Phase 3 clinical trial sponsored by the NIH. The trial will compare delamanid with isoniazid for tuberculosis prevention among household contacts of MDR-TB patients, and will include children, adolescents and adults. The Indo-JHU Clinical Research Partnership in Pune,(...)

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