Infectious Diseases

Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir for HCV Genotype 2 and 3 Infection

Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir for HCV Genotype 2 and 3 Infection

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ARTICLE: Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir for HCV Genotype 2 and 3 Infection AUTHORS: Foster GR, Afdhal N, Roberts SK, Bräu N, Gane EJ, Pianko S, Lawitz E, Thompson A, Shiffman ML, Cooper C, Towner WJ, Conway B, Ruane P, Bourlière M,Asselah T, Berg T, Zeuzem S, Rosenberg W, Agarwal K, Stedman CA, Mo H, Dvory-Sobol H, Han L, Wang J, McNally J, Osinusi A, Brainard DM, McHutchison JG, Mazzotta F, Tran TT, Gordon SC, Patel K, Reau N, Mangia A, Sulkowski M; ASTRAL-2 and ASTRAL-3 Investigators JOURNAL: N Engl J(...)

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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 2015 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(...)

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Developments from the Development Office

Developments from the Development Office

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The Department of Medicine had a record-breaking fiscal year for 2015, raising nearly $44 million in gifts, grants and pledges, our highest total in the past five years. Johns Hopkins Medicine benefits from a strong tradition of philanthropy, especially from our grateful patients. The development office also works with foundations and corporations who want to(...)

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Microbe Hunters Documentary Series

Microbe Hunters Documentary Series

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UPDATE: The Smallpox episode of the Microbe Hunters multimedia series is now available online: http://www.microbe-hunters.com/?utm_source=Medicine%20Matters&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Post%20Event%20Outreach Please join the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education and the Division of Infectious Diseases for “Smallpox,” the premiere episode of the documentary series Microbe Hunters, on Tuesday, October 20 at 1 p.m., in Hurd Hall. The event will include(...)

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Hynson Howell Marvel, Jr. Scholarship

Hynson Howell Marvel, Jr. Scholarship

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The first-ever Hynson Howell Marvel, Jr. Scholarship was presented in September by Erica Johnson, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and program director of the Bayview Internal Medicine Residency Program, David Hellmann, professor in the Division of Rhuematology and chair of the Bayview Department of Medicine and Francoise Marvel, Mr. Marvel’s daughter and senior(...)

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Professor Promotions

Professor Promotions

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FY15 saw the promotions of 14 well-deserving members of our department across many divisions and specialties. The below individuals demonstrate the diversity and proficiency that spans the Department of Medicine and succeeded in surpassing an extremely competitive process in order to earn the title of Professor of Medicine. Congratulations to: Theodore Abraham, Division of Cardiology(...)

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Association of American Physicians Nominations Open

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The Association of American Physicians is a professional organization founded in 1885 by seven physicians, including our own Dr. William Osler, for the advancement of scientific and practical medicine. Since then, the organization has celebrated the contributions of physician scientists to medicine, and many Hopkins professors are members. Dean Rothman is the immediate past President, and David(...)

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Dining Out for Life Event

Dining Out for Life Event

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Enjoy a meal out and contribute to a good cause. On Thursday, September 17, over 50 Baltimore restaurants will participate in Dining Out for Life and donate a portion of their proceeds to help Moveable Feast raise funds to support patients with life-threatening illnesses. For those of you on the East Baltimore campus, helping out(...)

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Congrats to the Graduates of the Leadership Program for Women Faculty

Congrats to the Graduates of the Leadership Program for Women Faculty

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The Department of Medicine had 11 graduates among the Office of Women in Science and Medicine Leadership Program for Women Faculty’s sixth cohort of talented faculty. The program’s goal is to provide leadership development for high potential women faculty, and it has already succeeded in fostering new research collaborations amongst the participants. Congratulations! Alicia Arbaje,(...)

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Cox named Director of the School of Medicine’s Medical Scientist Training/M.D.-Ph.D Program

Cox named Director of the School of Medicine’s Medical Scientist Training/M.D.-Ph.D Program

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Andrea Cox, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, became the director of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Medical Scientist Training/M.D.-Ph.D. Program, effective August 1, 2015. Dr. Cox, who has co-directed the program since 2013, will assume leadership of the M.D.-Ph.D. program from Robert Siliciano, who has directed the program(...)

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