Research

Knicely Receives Young Investigator Award

Knicely Receives Young Investigator Award

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Daphne Knicely, assistant professor in the Division of Nephrology, has been awarded the 2018 Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Grant from the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) to spearhead a vital program that seeks to sharply increase “health literacy” among patients who have chronic kidney disease. Daphne is collaborating on the project with colleague Sumeska Thavarajah, assistant professor(...)

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Bloomberg American Health Initiative Seed Grants

Bloomberg American Health Initiative Seed Grants

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In the U.S., obesity now affects one in six children and adolescents, and more than one-third (34.9 percent or 78.6 million) of adults are obese. The obesity epidemic has roots in the current food system, and poor nutrition and obesity are not the result of a single cause-effect relationship. Instead, they are born of a complex(...)

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Translational Research Funding Resources at JHTV

Translational Research Funding Resources at JHTV

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Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures will be holding a lunch and learn event for DOM faculty to talk about new translational funding opportunities available. This is a great opportunity for inventors and others to get acquainted with JHTV and the resources they offer. The event will take place on Friday, September 7 at noon in the Tumulty Conference(...)

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Daland Fellowships in Clinical Investigation

Daland Fellowships in Clinical Investigation

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Scope The American Philosophical Society awards a limited number of Daland Fellowships in Clinical Investigation for research in the several branches of clinical medicine, including internal medicine, neurology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and surgery. The committee emphasizes patient-oriented research. Eligibility The fellowships are designed for qualified persons who have held an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree for fewer(...)

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CFAR Scholar Grant

CFAR Scholar Grant

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The Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research provides pilot grants to faculty in the Schools of Public Health, Medicine and Nursing to enable and support HIV/AIDS research projects. Junior faculty in other JHU schools are eligible to apply if the proposal meets all other criteria. The primary purpose of these awards is to strengthen the(...)

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Bumpus Named Associate Dean for Basic Research

Bumpus Named Associate Dean for Basic Research

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I am pleased to announce that Namandjé Bumpus has been named associate dean for basic research at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Having held several leadership positions throughout her tenure at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Bumpus has seen firsthand that significant opportunities exist to enhance the environment for basic scientists in clinical departments across(...)

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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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