A tripartite complex of suPAR, APOL1 risk variants and integrin on podocytes mediates chronic kidney disease

A tripartite complex of suPAR, APOL1 risk variants and integrin on podocytes mediates chronic kidney disease

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ARTICLE: A tripartite complex of suPAR, APOL1 risk variants and αvβ3 integrin on podocytes mediates chronic kidney disease AUTHORS: Salim S Hayek, Kwi Hye Koh, Morgan E Grams, Changli Wei, Yi-An Ko, Jing Li, Beata Samelko, Hyun Lee, Ranadheer R Dande, Ha Won Lee, Eunsil Hahm, Vasil Peev, Melissa Tracy, Nicholas J Tardi, Vineet Gupta(...)

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Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

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The United Way How to Tie a Bow Tie, United Way-Style To watch the video, visit: https://spark.adobe.com/video/unBmzuGrc8NM9 To donate to the United Way, visit: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/unitedway/donate.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=InsideHopkins&utm_campaign=Hopkins&utm_term=DonatingIsEasierThanThan&utm_content=General DOM's Professional Coat Drive Medical Nursing Diversity Council Annual Holiday Drive Henderson-Hopkins Gift Drive    

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Addiction Medicine Fellowship Now Accredited

Addiction Medicine Fellowship Now Accredited

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The Addiction Medicine Foundation Board has approved accreditation of the Johns Hopkins University Addiction Medicine Fellowship. This one-year fellowship, led by Darius Rastegar, associate professor in the Division of Chemical Dependence, will be open to applicants with internal medicine or family medicine training beginning July 2018. Fellows will receive  training in providing treatment for individuals with substance use(...)

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Chelko, Mesubi and Patil Receive Cardiology Awards

Chelko, Mesubi and Patil Receive Cardiology Awards

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The 2017 Mid-Atlantic Capital Cardiology Symposium (MACCS): Controversies & Challenges in Cardiology took place in November with a great turn out of DOM award winners: Stephen Chelko, research associate in the Division of Cardiology, won the Capital Young Investigator Award for Basic/Preclinical Olurotimi Mesubi, fellow in Cardiology, won a Best Poster Award from the MACCS as well as the(...)

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An Evening with the Stars

An Evening with the Stars

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

We hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving spent with loved ones. We'd like to take this opportunity to express how thankful we are for each and every one of you and your hard work and dedication to this department. During this season of giving, we ask that you consider donating to our Holiday Gift Drive:(...)

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Research Integrity Colloquium

Research Integrity Colloquium

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The event, entitled The Responsible Management of Data for the Basic Sciences, will feature presentations by Randy Reed, PhD, assistant dean for research, co-director of the Center for Sensory Biology and professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Neuroscience and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; and Anne Seymour, MS, director of the William H. Welch(...)

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Identifying Trends in Undiagnosed Diabetes in U.S. Adults by Using a Confirmatory Definition: A Cross-sectional Study

Identifying Trends in Undiagnosed Diabetes in U.S. Adults by Using a Confirmatory Definition: A Cross-sectional Study

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ARTICLE: Identifying Trends in Undiagnosed Diabetes in U.S. Adults by Using a Confirmatory Definition: A Cross-sectional Study AUTHORS: Elizabeth Selvin, Dan Wang, Alexandra K. Lee, Richard M. Bergenstal, Josef Coresh JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2017 Oct 24. doi: 10.7326/M17-1272. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Background: A common belief is that one quarter to one third of all(...)

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Introducing the BCU Spotlight

Introducing the BCU Spotlight

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The BCU would like to introduce a new feature of the blog this month, the BCU Spotlight. We will use the spotlight to highlight the contributions of members of the BCU team. This month’s spotlight features BCU nurse superuser Sam Gutner. We are excited for our hospital-wide drill on November 30. We will simulate the(...)

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Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow Program

Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow Program

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The Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is part of the Faculty Diversity Initiative, which is one of many programs outlined in the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion. The fellowship will support one or two years of salary and provide fringe benefits and a small research award for individuals who will contribute to the diversity of his or(...)

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