Research

Save the Date: 7th Annual Cardiovascular Research Retreat

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The 7th Annual Cardiovascular Research Retreat will take place on Friday, June 3, 2016. As in prior years, this will be a full day event, starting at 8:30 a.m. and ending in the late afternoon. The meeting will be held on the East Baltimore JHMI campus in the Koch Center Research Building Auditorium: 1550 Orleans Street Baltimore,(...)

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Innovation and Commercialization in Medicine: on DOM InCMed

Innovation and Commercialization in Medicine: on DOM InCMed

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The word “innovation” appears almost everywhere. According to Google’s ngram word use database, the word overtook “invention” around 1970. Now, almost 50 years later, the word is used as a noun, verb and adjective- frequently as a buzzword in entrepreneurial circles. Last year, our DOM leadership assigned two vice chairs of “Innovation and Commercialization.”  We(...)

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Request for Applications for Research on Sex/Gender Differences in Medicine and Public Health

Request for Applications for Research on Sex/Gender Differences in Medicine and Public Health

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The Johns Hopkins Women’s Health Research Group (WHRG) and the Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine plan to fund two seed grants of $25,000 to enable junior faculty researchers to collect pilot data, conduct feasibility studies and/or demonstrate interdisciplinary collaborations that would enhance applications to the NIH, NSF, etc. (e.g. R01s, K-awards) for research on the role of(...)

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Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Important Changes in the ICTR Clinical Research Units (former GCRC)

Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Important Changes in the ICTR Clinical Research Units (former GCRC)

Posted by  | Administration, Research

There will be an Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) town hall meeting on Wednesday, January 20 from 4-5 p.m. in Hurd Hall (with a live broadcast to Carroll Auditorium at Bayview) to discuss important upcoming changes in the ICTR support of clinical studies performed in the Clinical Research Units (CRUs) on both the East(...)

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Research Retreat Registration Now Open!

Research Retreat Registration Now Open!

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Registration for the Research Retreat is now open! The Research Retreat will take place on Tuesday, March 8 in the Turner Concourse and Auditorium. Registration is required for everyone who plans to attend. Lunch will be provided. To register, click here: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/Medicine/admin/retreat_2016_register.html The call for abstracts has also begun. For more information and the submission(...)

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Solomon Receives Avenir Award

Solomon Receives Avenir Award

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Sunil Solomon, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, recently received the Avenir Award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse in the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Avenir Award, using the French word for future, looks toward the future by supporting early stage investigators proposing highly innovative studies. Dr. Soloman’s study focuses(...)

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Fahey Named Director of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center

Fahey Named Director of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center

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Jed Fahey, Sc.D., assistant professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology with secondary appointments in the Departments of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences (SOM) and International Health (BSPH) is now the director of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center (SOM). Dr. Fahey has been an integral part of the Cullman Center since its inception by Dr. Paul Talalay(...)

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RFI Strategies to Enhance Diversity in the Physician-Scientist Workforce

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The NIH Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) charged a Working Group with analyzing the composition and size of the physician-scientist biomedical workforce (defined as individuals with MD, DO, DDS/DMD, DVM/VMD degrees and nurses with research doctoral degrees who devote the majority of their time to biomedical research), and with making recommendations for actions that(...)

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