Research

Ahima Named Editor in Chief of JCI

Ahima Named Editor in Chief of JCI

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Rexford Ahima, professor and director of the Division of Endocrinology, was elected the next editor in chief of the Journal of Clinical Investigation effective July 1. Rex has served as deputy editor since July 2017 when the journal came to Hopkins with Gordon Tomaselli as editor in chief. From the ASCI: The ASCI is pleased to(...)

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Members of the DOM Receive Discovery Awards

Members of the DOM Receive Discovery Awards

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The Johns Hopkins University Discovery Awards were given to interdisciplinary faculty teams across eight Johns Hopkins divisions. These awards aim to bring departments together to solve significant problems and spark new creative endeavors. The winning teams were chosen out of 190 proposals. The below are projects involving members of the DOM: A Mobile Directly Observed(...)

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Data and Safety Monitoring Board Training Manual for Investigator-Initiated Studies

Data and Safety Monitoring Board Training Manual for Investigator-Initiated Studies

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The Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Collaborative Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) Workgroup identified a need to provide guidance, training and resources in DSMB practices for investigator-initiated research studies. To promote clinical and translational research, the CTSA Collaborative DSMB Workgroup, supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has produced an online(...)

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Three from the DOM Receive JHU Catalyst Awards

Three from the DOM Receive JHU Catalyst Awards

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Michelle Eakin, Li Gao and Eileen Scully were selected to receive Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards, representing some of the most creative thinkers from across the university. The awards, accompanied by a $75,000 grant and mentoring opportunities, aim to help launch early career faculty members on a path to a sustainable and rewarding academic career. Michelle Eakin(...)

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Cohen Receives Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award

Cohen Receives Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award

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Keira Cohen, instructor in the Division of Pulmonary, was selected to receive the Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2018 Career Award for Medical Scientists. The award aims to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service for physician-scientists who are committed to an academic career. She will receive $750,000 over five years in unrestricted(...)

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AAMC Grant Writers Coaching Group

AAMC Grant Writers Coaching Group

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The Grant Writers Coaching Group for National Institute of Health (NIH) awards is designed for racial and ethnic minority faculty who are actively working on a K or R NIH grant proposal. The goal of the program is to support minority faculty in improving critical writing skills to strengthen grant proposals and increase diversity in medicine.(...)

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3rd Annual Community Forum on Healthy Aging

3rd Annual Community Forum on Healthy Aging

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On behalf of the Bayview Scientific Advisory Board, I’m writing to let you know that the Bayview Community Research Advisory Council is hosting its annual community forum on Monday, June 11 to engage surrounding communities in the clinical and research activities at Bayview and around the institution.  See details below. The goal is to provide information(...)

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Team Boomerang Advances to Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship

Team Boomerang Advances to Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship

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Team Boomerang, led by Jody Tversky, assistant professor in the Division of Clinical Immunology, and composed of Johns Hopkins and UC Berkeley students, was selected to advance to the 2018 Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship in Seattle. Johns Hopkins medical students Jane Wang, Daniel Weng, Thomas Le, engineering student Saki Fugita and Alvin Wan, Derek Wan and Sean(...)

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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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