Research

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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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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