Research

Thiboutot Receives AABIP Research Grant

Thiboutot Receives AABIP Research Grant

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Jeffrey Thiboutot, fellow in the Division of Pulmonary, recently received the 2019 American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology Research Grant for his project: Optical Coherence Tomography for the in vivo Evaluation of Bronchial Thermoplasty on Airway Smooth Muscle. This grant aims to foster the careers of junior investigators through funding and mentorship.

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Preprints in the Scholarly Ecosystem– Panel Discussion

Preprints in the Scholarly Ecosystem– Panel Discussion

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Many scholars are uncertain about or unaware of preprint servers like bioRxiv; however, their popularity is increasing and they are accepted for submission by an increasing number of high impact journals (e.g. the JCI: Journal of Clinical Investigation, currently housed at Johns Hopkins). Preprints have the potential to simplify/standardize some aspects of submission, and address(...)

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Rock Receives Top Poster Abstract Award

Rock Receives Top Poster Abstract Award

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Clare Rock, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, received the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Top Poster Abstract Award for the SHEA Spring 2019 Conference in Boston. She will present her abstract entitled "Evaluating the Accuracy of Sampling Strategies for Fluorescent Gel Monitoring of Patient Room Cleaning" at the conference later this(...)

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National Academy of Medicine Fellowships

National Academy of Medicine Fellowships

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The NAM Fellowship allows early-career health science scholars to participate in evidence-based health care or public health studies and prepares young investigators to contribute to the future direction of health care throughout their careers while also accelerating their career development. During these two-year programs requiring a 10 to 20 percent commitment of time, fellows are(...)

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Clinical Research Scholars KL2 Awards

Clinical Research Scholars KL2 Awards

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The Clinical Research Scholars Program is seeking applications for the 2019 KL2 Mentored Career Development Awards. Awards begin July 1, 2019. The KL2 award supports the development of individuals dedicated to a career in clinical investigation. Support is provided for two years, with an additional year supported by the nominating department/division. Applicants must be junior faculty(...)

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Partnering Toward Discovery

Partnering Toward Discovery

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Please join us Monday, March 11, at 4:30 p.m. in Turner Concourse/Miller Research Building’s ground floor area outside Tilghman Auditorium for another exciting Partnering Toward Discovery event. Our faculty speaker, Chulan Kwon, and our student/trainee speakers, Sean Murphy and Suraj Kannan, will present: “Overcoming obstacles toward heart regeneration: maturing stem cells into cardiac muscle.” The Partnering Toward Discovery series is a forum that showcases how(...)

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Research Retreat Recap

Research Retreat Recap

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Thank you to everyone who participated in today's Department of Medicine/Whiting School of Engineering Research Retreat. Our second annual collaboration with engineering proved to be another great success. We would also like to thank Keynote Speaker Dr. Leroy Hood, MD, PhD for an enthralling talk on How Technology, Big Data and Systems Approaches are Transforming 21st(...)

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Scully and Tornheim Receive CFAR Scholar Awards

Scully and Tornheim Receive CFAR Scholar Awards

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Eileen Scully and Jeffrey Tornheim, assistant professors in the Division of Infectious Diseases, received CFAR Scholar Awards from the Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research. The program provides pilot grants for HIV/AIDS research, with the primary purpose of securing independent NIH funding. Eileen's study: Sex Specificity of Innate Immune Activation and Metabolism in HIV Jeffrey's study: Evaluation of a(...)

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