Quantitative IFN-γ,IL-2 Response and Latent Tuberculosis Test Discordance in HIV-infected Pregnant Women

Quantitative IFN-γ,IL-2 Response and Latent Tuberculosis Test Discordance in HIV-infected Pregnant Women

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ARTICLE: Quantitative IFN-γ,IL-2 Response and Latent Tuberculosis Test Discordance in HIV-infected Pregnant Women AUTHORS: Jyoti S Mathad, Ramesh Bhosale, Usha Balasubramanian, Savita Kanade, Vidya Mave, Nishi Suryavanshi, Nikhil Gupte, Samir Joshi, Ajay Chandanwale, Kathryn M Dupnik, Vandana Kulkarni, Prasad Deshpande, Daniel W Fitzgerald and Amita Gupta JOURNAL: Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract RATIONALE: Pregnant women with latent TB infection (LTBI) are at high risk(...)

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Celebrate National Women Physician Day!

Celebrate National Women Physician Day!

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Today, Wednesday, Feb. 3, marks the first-ever National Women Physician Day in honor of Elizabeth Blackwell's 195th birthday. Blackwell was the first woman to receive a medical degree in America, opening the door for women to pursue a career that had not previously been available to them. It is clear today that the tides have(...)

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Save the Date: 7th Annual Cardiovascular Research Retreat

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The 7th Annual Cardiovascular Research Retreat will take place on Friday, June 3, 2016. As in prior years, this will be a full day event, starting at 8:30 a.m. and ending in the late afternoon. The meeting will be held on the East Baltimore JHMI campus in the Koch Center Research Building Auditorium: 1550 Orleans Street Baltimore,(...)

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Why Collaborative Practice?

Why Collaborative Practice?

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Many of us have experienced the incredible sense of satisfaction that results from being involved in meaningful interdisciplinary experiences in which the whole was truly greater than the sum of the parts. Magic happened as each individual brought their unique perspective, knowledge and skills to solve a problem. Collaboration is defined as: a mutually beneficial(...)

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Innovation and Commercialization in Medicine: on DOM InCMed

Innovation and Commercialization in Medicine: on DOM InCMed

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The word “innovation” appears almost everywhere. According to Google’s ngram word use database, the word overtook “invention” around 1970. Now, almost 50 years later, the word is used as a noun, verb and adjective- frequently as a buzzword in entrepreneurial circles. Last year, our DOM leadership assigned two vice chairs of “Innovation and Commercialization.”  We(...)

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Catherine DeAngelis Lecture and Presentation of the Vice Dean’s Award for the Advancement of Women

Catherine DeAngelis Lecture and Presentation of the Vice Dean’s Award for the Advancement of Women

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The 2016 Catherine Deangelis, MD, MPH, Visiting  Lectureship for Women in Medicine and presentation of the Vice Dean’s Award for the Advancement of Women will take place on Monday February 8, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in the Chevy Chase Auditorium. Lisa Ishii, M.D., M.H.S., co-chair of the Committee on the Status of Women, associate professor(...)

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Thank You to All Those Who Braved the Blizzard

Thank You to All Those Who Braved the Blizzard

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We survived the blizzard of 2016 which, in no small part, is due to the dedication and commitment of you, our DOM faculty, trainees and staff.  Thanks to each of you and all your team members we were able to seamlessly continue outstanding patient care in spite of the exceptional weather conditions.  You are a(...)

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New Blog Launch: ID Clinical Minute

New Blog Launch: ID Clinical Minute

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The Center for Clinical Global Health Education has launched a new blog that will feature evidence-bases syntheses of clinical practice issues pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment and management of infectious diseases, emerging infectious diseases and disease outbreaks and epidemics as well as review of groundbreaking articles. "ID Clinical Minute" is headed by Natasha Chida, fellow(...)

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We survived Snowmageddon 2016!

We survived Snowmageddon 2016!

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Thank you for your support during the storm. We couldn’t have done it without you! The care and dedication you provided to our patients and colleagues has not gone unnoticed. In fact, because of your efforts the DOM has been a shining star during this entire event. The entire nursing team went above and beyond to ensure operations continued normally. Our employees, housestaff(...)

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