Uninterrupted Dabigatran versus Warfarin for Ablation in Atrial Fibrillation

Uninterrupted Dabigatran versus Warfarin for Ablation in Atrial Fibrillation

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ARTICLE: Uninterrupted Dabigatran versus Warfarin for Ablation in Atrial Fibrillation AUTHORS: Hugh Calkins, Stephan Willems, Edward P. Gerstenfeld, Atul Verma, Richard Schilling, Stefan H. Hohnloser, Ken Okumura, Harvey Serota, Matias Nordaby, Kelly Guiver, Branislav Biss, Marc A. Brouwer and Massimo Grimaldi JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2017 Mar 19. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1701005. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract(...)

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14th Annual Miller Lecture

14th Annual Miller Lecture

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The Miller Lecture began in 2004 in the learning environment of the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds with lectures focused on clinical excellence and the holistic role physicians play in improving the lives of their patients. Past speakers have included authors, poets and economists – all touching on the humanistic role physicians play in teaching(...)

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Pasricha and Kulkarni Discover Birth/Death Cycle of Neurons in the Gut

Pasricha and Kulkarni Discover Birth/Death Cycle of Neurons in the Gut

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Jay Pasricha, professor in Gastroenterology, and Subhash Kulkarni, assistant professor in GI, led a research team that discovered the birth-and-death cycle of the neurons that form the network of millions of nerve cells throughout the digestive tract. For the full press release, visit: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/news/media/releases/hopkins_researchers_discover_birth_and_death_life_cycle_of_neurons_in_the_adult_mouse_gut

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The BCU’s Biggest Drill Yet

The BCU’s Biggest Drill Yet

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The BCU participated in an international preparedness drill organized by the State Department and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) in early April. Eleven mock patients were flown from West Africa in a new biocontainment transport system. On arrival to Dulles, the patients were transported to one of five Regional Ebola and Special(...)

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MERIT College Decision Day

MERIT College Decision Day

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College decisions are rolling in for MERIT scholars. MERIT Health Leadership Academy is a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming Baltimore City high school students into health care leaders by preparing them for success in college and beyond. After months spent eagerly awaiting college decisions, MERIT seniors have received some very exciting news: Senior scholars have earned more(...)

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Hill-Briggs and Maruthur Visit Capitol Hill with the ADA

Hill-Briggs and Maruthur Visit Capitol Hill with the ADA

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This month, Hopkins SOM faculty joined the American Diabetes Association on Capitol Hill for meetings with congressional representatives and senators about diabetes research funding and health care priorities. Participants were Felicia Hill-Briggs, professor of in GIM and president-elect of the American Diabetes Association Health Care & Education; Mehboob Hussain, professor of Pediatrics and director of the(...)

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Piggott Named Harold Amos Scholar

Piggott Named Harold Amos Scholar

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Damani Piggott, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been named a Harold Amos Scholar by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Since its founding in 1983, the Harold Amos Program has promoted scholars who have assumed international research excellence in biomedical, clinical and health services research, maintained high levels of academic leadership and served(...)

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Updates to CRISP Access

Updates to CRISP Access

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We are writing to inform you of several changes being made across Johns Hopkins Medicine to improve access to and broaden the number of users of the Chesapeake Regional Information System for Our Patients (CRISP), Maryland's statewide health information exchange. These changes will be effective on March 13 at noon and are outlined below. Current(...)

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