Association of Race and Ethnicity With Live Donor Kidney Transplantation in the United States From 1995 to 2014

Association of Race and Ethnicity With Live Donor Kidney Transplantation in the United States From 1995 to 2014

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ARTICLE: Association of Race and Ethnicity With Live Donor Kidney Transplantation in the United States From 1995 to 2014 AUTHORS: Tanjala S. Purnell, Xun Luo, Lisa A. Cooper, Allan B. Massie, Lauren M. Kucirka, Macey L. Henderson, Elisa J. Gordon, Deidra C. Crews, L. Ebony Boulware, Dorry L. Segev JOURNAL: JAMA. 2018 Jan 2;319(1):49-61. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.19152. Abstract IMPORTANCE: Over the past 2 decades, there has been increased attention and effort to reduce disparities in live donor kidneytransplantation (LDKT) for black, Hispanic, and(...)

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Synergistic anti-HCV broadly neutralizing human monoclonal antibodies with independentmechanisms

Synergistic anti-HCV broadly neutralizing human monoclonal antibodies with independentmechanisms

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ARTICLE: Synergistic anti-HCV broadly neutralizing human monoclonal antibodies with independentmechanisms AUTHORS: Madeleine C. Mankowski, Valerie J. Kinchen, Lisa N. Wasilewski, Andrew I. Flyak, Stuart C. Ray, James E. Crowe, Jr. and Justin R. Bailey JOURNAL: Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jan 2;115(1):E82-E91. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1718441115. Epub 2017 Dec 18. Abstract There is an urgent need for a vaccine to combat the hepatitis C(...)

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Smith Named Visionary in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Smith Named Visionary in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

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Tom Smith, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was named one of the 30 most influential leaders in hospice and palliative medicine, the medical specialty focused on relieving suffering and improving quality of life for people with serious illnesses. In celebration of 30 years serving the profession, the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative(...)

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Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award

Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award

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The Johns Hopkins Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award, which supports outstanding junior faculty physician scientists who are working on clinical research projects while facing significant extraprofessional caregiving demands, is seeking applicants for its second cohort. Applicants should currently have research funding, such as a career development award or research project grant, that includes salary support.(...)

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Mathews Named Head of Clinical Innovation

Mathews Named Head of Clinical Innovation

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Simon Mathews, assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and assistant director at the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at Johns Hopkins Bayview, has been named head of clinical innovation for the Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. He will be leading efforts to integrate quality and safety more(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Professor: Associate Professor: Assistant Professor: Jennifer Foulke-Abel, Division of Gastroenterology We would also like to welcome our new faculty members who joined the department last quarter. Melissa Blakeman, instructor, GIM Lonnie Fuller, instructor, GIM Dean Grove, instructor, Occupational Medicine Kelly Koay, instructor, GIM Kimiyoshi Kobayashhi,(...)

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HERA Ovarian Cancer Foundation Grant

HERA Ovarian Cancer Foundation Grant

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The HERA Women’s Cancer Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to stop the loss of women from ovarian cancer by promoting Health, Empowerment, Research and Awareness. The purpose of the Outside-the-Box grant is to improve prevention and prognosis through innovative scientific research and to foster a strong, long-term commitment to research in the(...)

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Kwon Receives Established Investigator Award

Kwon Receives Established Investigator Award

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Chulan Kwon, associate professor in the Division of Cardiology, received an Established Investigator Award from the American Heart Association, which supports mid-career individuals with unusual promise and commitment to cardiovascular science. The grant was funded with an outstanding priority score and a total award amount of up to $400,000. The grant will help with his research involving heart generation(...)

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HIV Prevention Efforts and Incidence of HIV in Uganda

HIV Prevention Efforts and Incidence of HIV in Uganda

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ARTICLE: HIV Prevention Efforts and Incidence of HIV in Uganda AUTHORS: M. Kate Grabowski, David M. Serwadda, Ronald H. Gray, Gertrude Nakigozi, Godfrey Kigozi, Joseph Kagaayi, Robert Ssekubugu, Fred Nalugoda, Justin Lessler, Thomas Lutalo, Ronald M. Galiwango, Fred Makumbi, Xiangrong Kong, Donna Kabatesi, Stella T. Alamo, Steven Wiersma, Nelson K. Sewankambo, Aaron A.R. Tobian, Oliver(...)

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