Spring Drills

Spring Drills

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On April 24-25, members of the BCU attended an international high-level isolation unit (HLIU) summit at the National Institutes of Health. The summit, co-hosted by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC), brought together 22 biocontainment units from around to world to discuss issues related to(...)

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Sharp Receives ATS Fellowship in Health Equality

Sharp Receives ATS Fellowship in Health Equality

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Michelle Sharp, fellow in the Division of Pulmonary, was awarded the 2018 American Thoracic Society (ATS) Fellowship in Health Equality for her Sarcoidosis Low Health Literacy Patient Education Project. The fellowship aims to support the efforts of senior fellows, junior faculty or post-doctoral students with research, clinical and policy endeavors to advance health equality for patients with(...)

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CFAR Scholar Grant

CFAR Scholar Grant

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The Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research provides pilot grants to faculty in the Schools of Public Health, Medicine and Nursing to enable and support HIV/AIDS research projects. Junior faculty in other JHU schools are eligible to apply if the proposal meets all other criteria. The primary purpose of these awards is to strengthen the(...)

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Shah Receives Glasser Memorial Award for TB Control

Shah Receives Glasser Memorial Award for TB Control

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Maunank Shah, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was honored with the Dr. David Glasser Memorial Tuberculosis Control Award from the Maryland State Department of Health in recognition of his significant contributions to tuberculosis prevention and control in the state. Maunank was cited for his innovation and compassion in leading the City TB program. For(...)

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Methods for Evaluating Natural Experiments in Obesity: A Systematic Review

Methods for Evaluating Natural Experiments in Obesity: A Systematic Review

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ARTICLE: Methods for Evaluating Natural Experiments in Obesity: A Systematic Review AUTHORS: Wendy L. Bennett, Renee F. Wilson, Allen Zhang, Eva Tseng, Emily A. Knapp, Hadi Kharrazi, Elizabeth A. Stuart, Oluwaseun Shogbesan, Eric B. Bass, Lawrence J. Cheskin JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2018 May 1:1-10. doi: 10.7326/M18-0309. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract BACKGROUND: Given the obesity pandemic, rigorous methodological approaches, including natural experiments,(...)

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Desmin Phosphorylation Triggers Preamyloid Oligomers Formation and Myocyte Dysfunction in Acquired Heart Failure

Desmin Phosphorylation Triggers Preamyloid Oligomers Formation and Myocyte Dysfunction in Acquired Heart Failure

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ARTICLE: Desmin Phosphorylation Triggers Preamyloid Oligomers Formation and Myocyte Dysfunction in Acquired Heart Failure AUTHORS: Peter P. Rainer, Peihong Dong, Matteo Sorge, Justyna Fert-Bober, Ronald J. Holewinski, Yuchuan Wang, Catherine A. Foss, Steven S. An, Alessandra Baracca, Giancarlo Solaini, Charles G. Glabe, Martin G. Pomper, Jennifer E. Van Eyk, Gordon F. Tomaselli, Nazareno Paolocci, Giulio Agnetti JOURNAL: Circ Res. 2018 May 11;122(10):e75-e83. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.117.312082. Epub 2018 Feb 26. Abstract RATIONALE: Disrupted(...)

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Ippolito Receives Faculty Development Award

Ippolito Receives Faculty Development Award

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Matthew Ippolito, fellow in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, was awarded the 2018 PhRMA Foundation Faculty Development Award in Clinical and Translational Pharmacology. This award identifies and supports clinical and basic scientists pursuing careers in clinical and translational pharmacology and encourages the development of junior research-oriented faculty who will use molecular, cellular and systems pharmacology(...)

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The Search for the Next Cardiology Division Director Has Begun

The Search for the Next Cardiology Division Director Has Begun

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With Gordon Tomaselli's impeding departure, we have convened a search committee to find the next Director of the Division of Cardiology. I would like to extend a sincere thank you to the Cardiology faculty, to Gordon for his leadership and to the search committee for their work to identify the best candidates to lead our Cardiology Division into the(...)

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Grams Receives Young Investigator Award

Grams Receives Young Investigator Award

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Morgan Grams, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, was selected to receive the 2018 Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the Council on the Kidney of the American Heart Association. This award presented annually to an individual with an outstanding record of achievement and creativity in basic or patient-oriented research related to(...)

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