Host a Baltimore City Public High School Student this Summer

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The Diversity and Academic Advancement Summer Institute (DAASI) invites you to host a Baltimore City high school student during the summer of 2016 at no financial cost. DAASI is a partnership between the Office for Student Diversity at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Thread, a non-profit organization, with student stipends being provided in(...)

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Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Awards

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Awards

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Johns Hopkins Medicine is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Awards, which recognize outstanding commitments to volunteer community service by members of Johns Hopkins. All faculty, staff, trainees, employees, graduate students and retirees are eligible to be nominated to receive this award. Awards will be(...)

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Idoreyin P. Montague Memorial Urban Health Combined Grand Rounds and Awards Presentation

Idoreyin P. Montague Memorial Urban Health Combined Grand Rounds and Awards Presentation

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The Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Grand Rounds and Awards Presentation will take place on Wednesday, November 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Chevy Chase Auditorium with a reception to follow. Dr. Newton E. Kendig, assistant director, Health Service Division, Federal Bureau of Prisons, will present "Leveraging Correctional Medicine to Advance Public Health(...)

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Can Antihypertensive Treatment Restore the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease to Ideal Levels?

Can Antihypertensive Treatment Restore the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease to Ideal Levels?

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ARTICLE: Can Antihypertensive Treatment Restore the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease to Ideal Levels?: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study and the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) AUTHORS: Liu K, Colangelo LA, Daviglus ML, Goff DC, Pletcher M, Schreiner PJ, Sibley CT, Burke GL, Post WS, Michos ED, Lloyd-Jones DM JOURNAL: J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Sep 21;4(9). pii: e002275. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.002275.(...)

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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!

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 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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