Brownlee Named Young Alumni Award Recipient

Brownlee Named Young Alumni Award Recipient

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Darren Brownlee, administrator of the Division of Clinical Immunology, will be honored at the Hofstra University Alumni Awards Dinner as a recipient of the Young Alumni Award. This award recognizes undergraduate alumni who, within 10 years of graduation, have achieved significant accomplishments in their professional lives. Darren is one of two who will receive the award at the(...)

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Nonmyocyte ERK1/2 signaling contributes to load-induced cardiomyopathy in Marfan mice

Nonmyocyte ERK1/2 signaling contributes to load-induced cardiomyopathy in Marfan mice

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ARTICLE: Nonmyocyte ERK1/2 signaling contributes to load-induced cardiomyopathy in Marfan mice. AUTHORS: Rosanne Rouf, Elena Gallo MacFarlane, Eiki Takimoto, Rahul Chaudhary, Varun Nagpal, Peter P. Rainer, Julia G. Bindman, Elizabeth E. Gerber, Djahida Bedja, Christopher Schiefer, Karen L. Miller, Guangshuo Zhu, Loretha Myers, Nuria Amat-Alarcon, Dong I. Lee, Norimichi Koitabashi, Daniel P. Judge, David A. Kass and Harry C. Dietz JOURNAL: JCI Insight. 2017 Aug 3;2(15). pii: 91588. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.91588.(...)

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Monica Butta Joins the Development Team

Monica Butta Joins the Development Team

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I am pleased to announce that Monica Butta joined the development team on August 14. Monica is a business development professional with over 25 years of experience, 15 of which have been in higher education. She earned an MBA with a concentration in organization development from the Carey Business School in 1993. She came to(...)

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Calling All DOM Musicians

Calling All DOM Musicians

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Are you a musician who is eager to show off your talents or looking for a low pressure venue to perform? The Department of Medicine is organizing a concert for late November or December 2017. This will take place on the JHH campus. All faculty, students and staff are welcome to perform-all instrumentation and musical styles(...)

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Brancati Center Annual Report 2017

Brancati Center Annual Report 2017

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The Brancati Center aims to improve the health of communities both locally and nationally by developing, evaluating and disseminating new models of health care that leverage the skills of a diverse range of health care providers through community partnership, eduction and research. The 2017 Annual Report describes the successes of the center's programs including: Diabetes Prevention Programs,(...)

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Back to School!

Back to School!

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As students prepare for the new academic year, the diversity committee is conducting a Back to School Drive for area students. Please send in your donations. The last day to donate backpacks and supplies is Friday, August 25. All supplies will be picked up on Monday, August 28. –Ron Congratulations to Holley Farley, nurse clinician on(...)

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A Survey of Unregulated Direct-to-Consumer Treatment Centers Providing Stem Cells for Patients With Heart Failure

A Survey of Unregulated Direct-to-Consumer Treatment Centers Providing Stem Cells for Patients With Heart Failure

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ARTICLE: A Survey of Unregulated Direct-to-Consumer Treatment Centers Providing Stem Cells for Patients With Heart Failure AUTHORS: Zackary D. Goff, Andrew B. Kichura, John T. Chibnall, Paul J. Hauptman JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Jul 24. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2988. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Stem cell therapy for the treatment of heart failure (HF) is under investigation but not approved by the US(...)

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Open Photo Shoot for Faculty Members

Open Photo Shoot for Faculty Members

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All full-time School of Medicine faculty members who have not taken a formal photo in the last five years are invited to sit for a professional portrait. Photos will be used for Johns Hopkins related marketing and communications materials, and you will be provided with an electronic version that you may use for Johns Hopkins(...)

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We’ll Miss You, Mallory!

We’ll Miss You, Mallory!

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This past month the BCU continued our engagement with the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC) by sending two of our providers to a pediatric training session at Texas Children’s Hospital. Riley and Grace participated in live action simulation with providers from across the country and their lessons learned will help us to continue to(...)

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Bumpus Receives Young Investigator Award

Bumpus Receives Young Investigator Award

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Namandje Bumpus, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, was selected to receive the 2017 International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (ISSX) North American Young Investigator Award in honor of James R. Gillette from the ISSX Committee. She will be presented the award at the 21st North American ISSX Meeting on September 27(...)

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