Cardiology

Kass Receives Outstanding Investigator Award

Kass Receives Outstanding Investigator Award

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David Kass, professor in the Division of Cardiology, received an Outstanding Investigator Award, also know as an R35 from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). An R35 is a relatively new NIH grant mechanism that is awarded to individuals for long-term research programs. The award provides $600,000 per year for up to seven years,(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Promoted to Professor: Promoted to Associate Professor: Peter Abadir, Division of Geriatrics Maria Roselle Abraham, Division of Cardiology Alicia Arbaje, Division of Geriatrics Rashmi Aurora, Division of Pulmonary Wendy Bennett, Division of General Internal Medicine Jenell Coleman, Division of Clinical Pharmacology Lois Eldred,(...)

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Stop Randomizing All Cardiac Arrests

Stop Randomizing All Cardiac Arrests

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ARTICLE: Stop Randomizing All Cardiac Arrests AUTHORS: Myron L. Weisfeldt JOURNAL: Circulation. 2016 Dec 20;134(25):2035-2036. The field of resuscitation science is characterized nearly uniformly by failed clinical trials: be it sodium bicarbonate, epinephrine at low or high dose, vasopressin, continuous or interrupted chest compressions, temperature management, antiarrhythmic drug use, or devices to augment perfusion, none has(...)

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Halperin Named NAI Fellow

Halperin Named NAI Fellow

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Henry Halperin, professor in the Division of Cardiology, was recently selected to become a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Henry will join 757 fellows worldwide who have been named as the inventor on one or more U.S. patents and demonstrated a spirit of innovation that has made an impact on the quality of(...)

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Five DOM Faculty Among Most Cited Researchers

Five DOM Faculty Among Most Cited Researchers

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Five Department of Medicine faculty members have been named Highly Cited Researchers 2016 by Thomson Reuters, which identifies the world’s most influential contemporary researchers across 21 scientific fields. Over three thousand researchers earned the distinction by writing the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators (ESI) as Highly Cited Papers—ranking among the top 1 percent(...)

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The DOM Stepped Out for Diabetes

The DOM Stepped Out for Diabetes

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Once again the Department of Medicine was the top Johns Hopkins Medicine fundraiser at the 2016 Baltimore American Diabetes Association Step Out Walk—raising $17,528!  We want to thank our team captains for their dedication and hard work. Megan Brown & Nisa Maruthur (General Internal Medicine/Welch Forza Brancati) David Harriman (Medical Nursing Administration) Tamala Knox &(...)

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McEvoy and Mesubi Receive Young Investigators Awards

McEvoy and Mesubi Receive Young Investigators Awards

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William McEvoy, assistant professor in Cardiology, and Olurotimi Mesubi, Cardiology fellow, recently received awards for their research at the 2016 Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators' Forum from the Academic Research Coalition. Other finalists include: Emmanouil Tampakis, Mohammadali Habibi and Deeptankar DeMazumder. Bill's research relates to work demonstrating that excessively low diastolic blood pressure is associated with heart muscle damage(...)

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AHA Post-Doctoral Fellowship Positions RFA

AHA Post-Doctoral Fellowship Positions RFA

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The AHA Strategic Focused Research Network (SFRN) site at Johns Hopkins University is recruiting post-doctoral fellows for a two-year training program in women’s cardiovascular health. There will be 1 fellow recruited each year in 2016, 2017, and 2018 for a total of 3 AHA Fellows. Submit applications by November 15, 2016. The 2017 fellowship position(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Promoted to Adjunct Professor: Promoted to Associate Professor: Promoted to Assistant Professor: Brendan Antiochos, Division of Rheumatology Muhammad Athar, Division of Hospital Medicine Marcella Ferlito, Division of Cardiology Promoted to Instructor: Ning Feng, Division of Cardiology We would also like to welcome our(...)

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