Gastroenterology

Faculty Promotions

Faculty Promotions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who have been promoted since October. A special congratulations goes out to Seva Polotsky (pictured) who will be honored at the School of Medicine’s annual professorial dinner in December 2016. Promoted to Professor: Vsevolod “Seva” Y. Polotsky, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Promoted to Associate(...)

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Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Hosts 7th Annual Spotlight Gala and Chef’s Tasting

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Hosts 7th Annual Spotlight Gala and Chef’s Tasting

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The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), Maryland/Southern DelawareChapter, will host their Annual Spotlight Gala and Chef’s Tasting at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel on Friday, November 6. The gala will honor Dr. Theodore Bayless, for his work in the field of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) with the Honored Hero of Distinction & Lifetime(...)

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Luczak and Simmons named Division Administrators

Luczak and Simmons named Division Administrators

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  Tony Luczak, MBA, was named the division administrator for Nephrology in September. Originally form Duluth, Minnesota, he attended the University of Minnesota where he received his bachelor's in Biochemistry and Genetics in 2002. After college he moved to Boulder, Colorado where he began on the management track at Bonfils Memorial Blood Center. He furthered(...)

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Special Pilot/Feasibility Funding Opportunity

Special Pilot/Feasibility Funding Opportunity

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The funding for the pilot/feasibility project is available from the Hopkins Conte Digestive Diseases Basic and Translational Research Core Center. The amount of this P/F is up to $25,000. The main goal is to perform GI-related research involving advanced imaging that uses instrumentation provided in Olympus Demonstration Unit on Ross 9 floor. Funding is for(...)

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Sateia named Core Advisor for the Colleges Advisory Program

Sateia named Core Advisor for the Colleges Advisory Program

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Congratulations to Heather Sateia, instructor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, on her selection as a core advisor for the School of Medicine’s Colleges Advisory Program. In this role, Dr. Sateia will serve as one of 23 core advisors and clinical skills teachers for the medical students, greatly impacting medical student growth. This is a highly(...)

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U.S. News and World Report Annual Rankings

U.S. News and World Report Annual Rankings

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Once again Hopkins was ranked among the best hospitals in the country, receiving the third slot on U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospital’s list. A contributing factor among the success of the hospital are the seven specialties within the Department of Medicine that were ranked some of the best nationwide. Please join us(...)

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Institute for Clinical & Translational Research Pilot Awards

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Pilot awards to catalyze new research collaborations are a key component of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Strategic Plan. With institutional financial support and the leadership of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Research Council, the Institute for Clinical & Translational Research has reviewed the 2015 Discovery Fund applications from faculty members reflecting the full spectrum of research(...)

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Phosphorus-32, a Clinically Available Drug, Inhibits Cancer Growth by Inducing DNA Double-Strand Breakage

Phosphorus-32, a Clinically Available Drug, Inhibits Cancer Growth by Inducing DNA Double-Strand Breakage

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ARTICLE: Phosphorus-32, a Clinically Available Drug, Inhibits Cancer Growth by Inducing DNA Double-Strand Breakage AUTHOURS: Yulan Cheng, Ana P. Kiess, Joseph M. Herman, Martin G. Pomper, Stephen J. Meltzer, John M. Abraham JOURNAL: PLoS One. 2015 Jun 1;10(6):e0128152. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128152. eCollection 2015. Abstract Radioisotopes that emit electrons (beta particles), such as radioiodine, can effectively kill(...)

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