Leucker and Umapathi Receive Cardiology Research Awards

Leucker and Umapathi Receive Cardiology Research Awards

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The DOM had a great showing at the Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators' Forum in Chicago earlier this month. Thorsten Leucker, assistant professor in the Division of Cardiology, won first place in the Junior Faculty Basic Science Competition. Priya Umapathi, fourth year fellow in the Division of Cardiology, won first place in the Fellow Basic Science Competition.(...)

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Hendrix Receives Distinguished Investigator Award

Hendrix Receives Distinguished Investigator Award

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Craig Hendrix, professor and director of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, was named the 2018 recipient of the Distinguished Investigator Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacology. This award recognizes internationally known senior investigators for their superior scientific expertise and accomplishments in basic or clinical pharmacology.

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Spotlight on Education: David Furfaro, Amit Goyal, Susan Lin and Jacquelyn Zimmerman

Spotlight on Education: David Furfaro, Amit Goyal, Susan Lin and Jacquelyn Zimmerman

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In honor of our upcoming inaugural Department of Medicine Education Retreat, I will be posting interviews with some of our educational leaders every Friday leading up to the retreat on Tuesday, October 30. This week we'll hear from our ACSs at JHH. Click here to view previous interviews with Sanjay Desai, Erica Johnson and our Bayview ACSs. For(...)

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Developments from the Development Office

Developments from the Development Office

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The Department of Medicine development team has hit the ground running in FY19 with an ambitious goal of $22.68M. Some highlights from the first quarter include: $25K for the Division of Endocrinology from an anonymous donor to support the Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism Innovation Fund. The gift will support the lab of Fred Anokye-Danso, MSc,(...)

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Nursing Town Hall Meetings

Nursing Town Hall Meetings

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  Happy Fall! I hope you were able to attend Dr. Baker’s Town Hall last week. I am excited with the initial changes made by our new leadership: Mr. Kevin Sowers, Dr. Redonda Miller and Dr. Deb Baker. As a team, we have been working hard to implement a variety of changes into practice. As(...)

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Inhibition of sodium/hydrogen exchanger 3 in the gastrointestinal tract by tenapanor reduces paracellular phosphate permeability

Inhibition of sodium/hydrogen exchanger 3 in the gastrointestinal tract by tenapanor reduces paracellular phosphate permeability

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ARTICLE: Inhibition of sodium/hydrogen exchanger 3 in the gastrointestinal tract by tenapanor reduces paracellular phosphate permeability AUTHORS: Andrew J. King1, Matthew Siegel, Ying He, Baoming Nie, Ji Wang, Samantha Koo-McCoy, Natali A. Minassian, Qumber Jafri, Deng Pan, Jill Kohler, Padmapriya Kumaraswamy, Kenji Kozuka, Jason G. Lewis, Dean Dragoli, David P. Rosenbaum, Debbie O’Neill, Allein Plain,(...)

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Maryland Department of Health Readiness Program

Maryland Department of Health Readiness Program

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Over the summer, the BCU team and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) developed a statewide training and education program aimed at supporting and providing resources to frontline and assessment hospitals throughout the state. As a part of this program, the BCU team will travel to each of the five Special Pathogen Assessment Hospitals (SPAH) in(...)

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Important NIH Updates

Important NIH Updates

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Multiple recent NIH interactions have raised compliance concerns over two NIH policies that require your immediate attention. Foreign Component (Involvement):  Foreign collaborations involving NIH funding have always required prior approval. Recent congressional concern over the U.S. losing IP to foreign countries has led to a reminder announcement in May, recent close review of RPPR cited(...)

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Spotlight on Education: Mays Ali, Karan Desai and Mariah Robertson

Spotlight on Education: Mays Ali, Karan Desai and Mariah Robertson

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In honor of our upcoming inaugural Department of Medicine Education Retreat, I will be posting interviews with some of our educational leaders every Friday leading up to the retreat on Tuesday, October 30. This week we'll hear from our ACSs at Bayview. Click here to view previous interviews with Sanjay Desai and Erica Johnson. For more information and(...)

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Kachalia Named Senior Vice President of Patient Safety and Quality, Director of Armstrong Institute

Kachalia Named Senior Vice President of Patient Safety and Quality, Director of Armstrong Institute

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*Both Dr. Allen Kachalia and his wife Dr. Tisamaria Sherry will be joining the Department of Medicine We are pleased to share that Allen Kachalia, M.D., J.D., will join Johns Hopkins Medicine as the new senior vice president of patient safety and quality and director of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. Dr.(...)

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