Developments from the Development Office

Developments from the Development Office

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The Department of Medicine had a record-breaking fiscal year for 2015, raising nearly $44 million in gifts, grants and pledges, our highest total in the past five years. Johns Hopkins Medicine benefits from a strong tradition of philanthropy, especially from our grateful patients. The development office also works with foundations and corporations who want to(...)

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Clinical Research Scholars KL2 Program

Clinical Research Scholars KL2 Program

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The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Scholars Program seeks applications for the 2016 KL2 Mentored Career Development Awards. They expect to have seven available. KL2 applicants must be in the first 5 years on the faculty (combined at all institutions) or have a pending faculty appointment, effective on or before July 1, 2016. Information sessions will be(...)

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October Updates!

October Updates!

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

 As the leaves change and we enter the holiday season, now is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the crisp fall weather. I hope you and your families are able to take time away to enjoy the fall foliage. Please have a safe and happy Halloween! Sincerely, Ron   Kelly Caslin has been appointed(...)

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Hyaluronic acid-serum hydrogels rapidly restore metabolism of encapsulated stem cells and promote engraftment

Hyaluronic acid-serum hydrogels rapidly restore metabolism of encapsulated stem cells and promote engraftment

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ARTICLE: Hyaluronic acid-serum hydrogels rapidly restore metabolism of encapsulated stem cells and promote engraftment AUTHORS: Chan AT, Karakas MF, Vakrou S, Afzal J, Rittenbach A, Lin X, Wahl RL, Pomper MG, Steenbergen CJ, Tsui BM, Elisseeff JH, Abraham MR JOURNAL: Biomaterials. 2015 Dec;73:1-11. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2015.09.001. Epub 2015 Sep 4. Abstract BACKGROUND: Cell death due to anoikis, necrosis and cell egress from transplantation sites limits functional benefits(...)

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Luczak and Simmons named Division Administrators

Luczak and Simmons named Division Administrators

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  Tony Luczak, MBA, was named the division administrator for Nephrology in September. Originally form Duluth, Minnesota, he attended the University of Minnesota where he received his bachelor's in Biochemistry and Genetics in 2002. After college he moved to Boulder, Colorado where he began on the management track at Bonfils Memorial Blood Center. He furthered(...)

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2016 AAF Scholar Awards

2016 AAF Scholar Awards

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The American Asthma Foundation (AAF) supports highly innovative research from all fields relevant to asthma. They wish to draw outstanding investigators from other fields into the study of asthma, and most AAF Scholars are studying asthma for the first time. All grants will be to investigators who are within 10 years of their first independent(...)

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Microbe Hunters Documentary Series

Microbe Hunters Documentary Series

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UPDATE: The Smallpox episode of the Microbe Hunters multimedia series is now available online: http://www.microbe-hunters.com/?utm_source=Medicine%20Matters&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Post%20Event%20Outreach Please join the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education and the Division of Infectious Diseases for “Smallpox,” the premiere episode of the documentary series Microbe Hunters, on Tuesday, October 20 at 1 p.m., in Hurd Hall. The event will include(...)

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