Vaccinia vaccine–based immunotherapy arrests and reverses established pulmonary fibrosis

Vaccinia vaccine–based immunotherapy arrests and reverses established pulmonary fibrosis

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ARTICLE: Vaccinia vaccine–based immunotherapy arrests and reverses established pulmonary fibrosis AUTHORS: Samuel L. Collins, Yee Chan-Li, MinHee Oh, Christine L. Vigeland, Nathachit Limjunyawong, Wayne Mitzner, Jonathan D. Powell and Maureen R. Horton JOURNAL: JCI Insight. 2016 Apr 7; 1(4): e83116 Abstract Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a fatal disease without any cure. Both human disease and animal models demonstrate dysregulated wound healing and unregulated fibrogenesis(...)

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AAMC Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar

AAMC Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar

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Minority junior faculty and post docs are invited to attend the AAMC Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar from September 15-18 in San Antonio, Texas. Join us for this unique opportunity to acquire the skills and tools that you need to succeed in academic medicine while networking with senior leaders from around the country. The AAMC(...)

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Research Participant Recruitment & Retention Conference

Research Participant Recruitment & Retention Conference

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The Research Participant Community Partnership Core of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is hosting a conference, “Research Participant Recruitment & Retention: What is Working Across the Nation?” on Friday, September 9, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205. Nationwide and local(...)

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The Fisher Center Discovery Program Request for Applications

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The Fisher Center Discovery Program (FCDP) is currently accepting applications for the 2017 grant year.  All full-time JHU faculty interested in environmental infectious diseases are invited to apply.  Hopkins-affiliated postdoctoral fellows, house staff, medical school students, doctoral students, graduate students and undergraduate students may submit a FCDP application and be included as research team members(...)

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Three from the DOM Receive JHU Catalyst Awards

Three from the DOM Receive JHU Catalyst Awards

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Last month, Deidra Crews, Chulan Kwon and Chiadi Ndumele 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. To see(...)

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Reducing Health Inequities in the U.S.: Recommendations From the NHLBI’s Health Inequities Think Tank Meeting

Reducing Health Inequities in the U.S.: Recommendations From the NHLBI’s Health Inequities Think Tank Meeting

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ARTICLE: Reducing Health Inequities in the U.S.: Recommendations From the NHLBI's Health Inequities Think Tank Meeting AUTHORS: Uchechukwu K.A. Sampson, Robert M. Kaplan, Richard S. Cooper, Ana V. Diez Roux, James S. Marks, Michael M. Engelgau, Emmanuel Peprah, Helena Mishoe, L. Ebony Boulware, Kaytura L. Felix, Robert M. Califf, John M. Flack, Lisa A. Cooper, J.(...)

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U.S. News & World Report Rankings

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On a daily basis we give thanks to the faculty and staff of the Department of Medicine for their contributions to discovery, education and the care of our patients. Today, the publication of hospital and medical specialty rankings by  U.S. News & World Report reminds the world of what you and all of us together(...)

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Congrats to the Graduates of the Leadership Program for Women Faculty

Congrats to the Graduates of the Leadership Program for Women Faculty

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The Department of Medicine had four graduates of the seventh class of the Leadership Program for Women Faculty sponsored by the Office of Women in Science and Medicine, the SOM Office of Faculty Development and JHU Talent Management and Organization Development. This intensive 10-month program aims to provide leadership development for high potential women faculty. Congratulations to: Namandje(...)

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