Research

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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Berger Joins Project with Engineering Colleagues

Berger Joins Project with Engineering Colleagues

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Ronald Berger, professor in Cardiology, and the clinical cardiac electrophysiology group  joined a collaboration with Natalia Trayanova, professor of Biomedical Engineering with a joint appointment in the Division of Cardiology, and her lab to perform catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. For both of these arrhythmia conditions, it is often challenging(...)

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Antar Receives Perl M. Stetler Award

Antar Receives Perl M. Stetler Award

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Annie Antar, fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was named the 2018 recipient of the Pearl M. Stetler Research Fund for Women Physicians. Awards are $65,000 for a designated year of research in a postgraduate program. This is usually the third or fourth year of fellowship. She currently works in the lab of Robert Siliciano studying HIV latency.

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Alvanzo Speaks at National Academies of Sciences Workshop

Alvanzo Speaks at National Academies of Sciences Workshop

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Anika Alvanzo, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, participated as a rapporteur and panelist at the National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine’s Workshop on Integrating Infectious Disease Considerations with the Response to the Opioid Epidemic on March 12. Speakers presented on how the opioid epidemic has changed the epidemiology of infectious disease and participants(...)

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Bumpus Speaks in Front of Congress

Bumpus Speaks in Front of Congress

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Namandje Bumpus, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, was invited to speak to members of the Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus last month about informing consumers about drug metabolism. Her 30-minute talk, entitled "How Do Our Bodies Process Medicine," focused on describing how orally-ingested drugs are metabolized, how labs determine how drugs are metabolized and how these data(...)

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Ndumele Receives Young Physician-Scientist Award

Ndumele Receives Young Physician-Scientist Award

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Chiadi Ndumele, assistant professor in Cardiology, was selected to receive the 2018 Young Physician-Scientist Award from the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI). He will receive this award that recognizes early-career physician-scientists who have made notable achievements in their research, at the AAP/ASCI/APSA Joint Meeting in Chicago later this month. His was one of 35 abstracts selected to be presented.

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Eid Named Chair of the Society of Hospital Medicine Research Committee

Eid Named Chair of the Society of Hospital Medicine Research Committee

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Shaker Eid, associate professor and director of research in the Division of Hospital Medicine, has been appointed chair of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Research Committee. The SHM Research Committee is charged with developing, promoting and recommending avenues of research in hospital medicine as well as looking for opportunities to encourage SHM members to(...)

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Introducing Bluefield Innovations

Introducing Bluefield Innovations

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The Johns Hopkins University and Deerfield Management have recently announced the creation of Bluefield Innovations, a collaboration designed to catalyze the development of early stage therapeutics. Funded by Deerfield, an investment management firm committed to advancing health care, Bluefield Innovations will provide up to $65 million in initial funding over five years to support the commercialization(...)

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Sleep & Circadian Research Day

Sleep & Circadian Research Day

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The 4th Annual Johns Hopkins University Sleep & Circadian Research Day is on Monday, June 25. The event will be held in the Chevy Chase Auditorium of the Sheikh Zayed Building at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The complete program is available at https://sites.google.com/site/hopkinssleepresearch/program. The event is intended to bring together researchers interested in sleep and circadian rhythms from Hopkins and(...)

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