Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative Featuring Dr. Randy Schekman

Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative Featuring Dr. Randy Schekman

Posted by  | CME

  Randy Schekman, professor in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, and winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, will present “How Cells Export Proteins” on Friday, Sept. 11, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the East & West lecture halls of the Armstrong Building.(...)

Read More

Invisible Colleagues

Invisible Colleagues

Posted by  | Article of the Week

ARTICLE: Invisible Colleagues AUTHORS: Benjamin J. Oldfield JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2015 Aug 27;373(9):792-3. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1506873. At least twice monthly, I see Ms. F. in the hospital where I'm training. Tall, with olive skin, freckles, and short curly hair, she walks with perfect posture in immaculate sneakers. She's in her late 20s and has moderate(...)

Read More

Solbert Permutt Memorial Lecture

Posted by  | CME

The inaugural Solbert Permutt Memorial Lecture will be given on Tuesday, September 8 at 4 p.m. in Phipps 340. The visiting lecturer will be James C. Hogg, MD, PhD, professor emeritus at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Hogg's lecture will be entitled, "Linking Changes in Lung Structure to Gene Expression Profiles in COPD." A(...)

Read More

Welcome to Nursing Matters!

Welcome to Nursing Matters!

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

I am thrilled to have the opportunity to introduce the new Nursing Matters blog feature. We will use this platform to keep you updated on interesting topics, present new programs and highlight service improvement efforts. We will also use the blog to announce specific awards and achievements of your nursing colleagues like the promotion of(...)

Read More

Sex Differences Among Career Development Awardees in the Attainment of Independent Research Funding in a Department of Medicine

Sex Differences Among Career Development Awardees in the Attainment of Independent Research Funding in a Department of Medicine

Posted by  | Article of the Week

In the following article by Kalyani et al., all career development awardees (K01, K08, or K23) in the Department of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine between the years 1999-2008 were identified to determine if sex differences exist in the attainment of independent funding, including R01 or equivalent awards (U01, P01, P50).(...)

Read More