CMPK2 and BCL-G are associated with type 1 interferon–induced HIV restriction in humans

CMPK2 and BCL-G are associated with type 1 interferon–induced HIV restriction in humans

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ARTICLE: CMPK2 and BCL-G are associated with type 1 interferon–induced HIV restriction in humans AUTHORS: Ramy El-Diwany, Mary Soliman, Sho Sugawara, Florian Breitwieser, Alyza Skaist, Candelaria Coggiano, Neel Sangal, Michael Chattergoon, Justin R. Bailey, Robert F. Siliciano, Joel N. Blankson, Stuart C. Ray, Sarah J. Wheelan, David L. Thomas and Ashwin Balagopal JOURNAL: Sci Adv. 2018 Aug 1;4(8):eaat0843. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aat0843. eCollection 2018 Aug. Abstract Type 1 interferons (IFN) are critical for host control(...)

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Achuff Lecture in Cardiovascular Medicine

Achuff Lecture in Cardiovascular Medicine

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The 5th Annual Stephen C. Achuff, M.D. Lecture in Cardiovascular Medicine will take place on Wednesday, September 12 at 8 a.m. in Hurd Hall. Speaker: Marschall S. Runge, MD, PhD, Dean, University of Michigan Medical School Executive Vice President, Medical Affairs "From A to Z:  Artificial Intellignece to Zebibytes in Cardiovascular Care"

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Recent Phishing Scams Reported

Recent Phishing Scams Reported

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We have recently been informed of a targeted attacks during which Hopkins faculty or members of the faculty’s administrative staff were phoned and requested to provide credit card numbers for hotels related to meetings or seminars. The cyber attackers will typically have details regarding the seminar to appear more legitimate. Additionally, if questioned about the(...)

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Developments from the Development Office

Developments from the Development Office

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The Department of Medicine Development Office is pleased to share that we have exceeded our annual goal, raising $26.2M in FY18 which will be directed towards faculty and program support, research and unrestricted use. Several highlights of our year include: $375K pledge supporting the Murex Leadership Award in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care(...)

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Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day

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As we prepare for fall the next academic season, I hope you have had a chance to break away and recharge yourself this summer. I want to congratulate this year’s graduates.  Your hard work and perseverance has paid off.  For those of you returning to school, I wish you the best of luck. Over the(...)

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Randomized Evaluation of Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction Patients With Acute Heart Failure and Dopamine

Randomized Evaluation of Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction Patients With Acute Heart Failure and Dopamine

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ARTICLE: Randomized Evaluation of Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction Patients With Acute Heart Failure and Dopamine AUTHORS: Kavita Sharma, Joban Vaishnav, Rohan Kalathiya, Jiun-Ruey Hu, John Miller, Nishant Shah, Terence Hill, Michelle Sharp, Allison Tsao, Kevin M. Alexander, Richa Gupta, Kristina Montemayor, Lara Kovell, Jessica E. Chasler, Yizhen J. Lee, Derek M. Fine, David A. Kass, Robert G. Weiss, David R. Thiemann, Chiadi E. Ndumele, Steven P. Schulman, Stuart D. Russell and on behalf of Osler Medical House Staff JOURNAL: JACC Heart Fail. 2018 Aug(...)

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Rounding Out the Summer

Rounding Out the Summer

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The BCU is rounding out its quarterly validations for the month of August. Twenty-six nurses, eight laboratory technicians, six respiratory therapists, three radiology technicians, 17 providers and 13 infection control personnel completed over 200 total hours of training. One of the more fun training objectives included the annual fire extinguisher training with personnel from the(...)

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