Innovation

Developing a Treatment for Two Leading Causes of Blindness: dry-AMD and Stargardt Disease-Lessons from a Life Sciences Startup

Developing a Treatment for Two Leading Causes of Blindness: dry-AMD and Stargardt Disease-Lessons from a Life Sciences Startup

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When: Wednesday, March 8 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. (with reception to follow) Where: Sheikh Zayed Tower, Room 2119A, Chevy Chase Conference Ctr Featured Speaker: Dr. Josh Boger, Executive Chairman , Alkeus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Founder, Director and CEO (Former) of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated About the Speaker: Dr. Joshua Boger is the founder of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX) and(...)

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Hopkins Start-up “Quickfires” to Find Solutions for  Metabolic Diseases

Hopkins Start-up “Quickfires” to Find Solutions for Metabolic Diseases

Posted by  | Education, Research, Vice Chair Contributors

Look around Hopkins and you see a culture that has been shaped by the giants in medicine and science. Portraits decorate our walls, and clinical teams, buildings and events are named after famous physicians and scientists. Perhaps less visible is the impact of the teams and processes that enable discoveries to become implementable improvements- drugs,(...)

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Fall HealthCare Innovation Showcase & Shark Tank

Fall HealthCare Innovation Showcase & Shark Tank

Posted by  | Research

1 p.m.–1:15 p.m. Welcome to JHU-CBID’s Shark Tank & Showcase 2016! 1:15 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Healthcare Design Teams – Project Videos First set of 7 short videos by BME Undergrad Design Teams 1:30 p.m.–1:45 p.m. CBID Program updates 1:45 p.m.–2 p.m. Healthcare Design Teams – Project Videos Second set of 7 short videos by BME Undergrad Design Teams 2 p.m.–2:45(...)

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CORRIE: JHU and Apple Collaborate to Bring Cardiac Care to your Fingertips

CORRIE: JHU and Apple Collaborate to Bring Cardiac Care to your Fingertips

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Imagine: one day you’re well, going about activities as always, and then something happens to change your life forever. We see it everyday. In this case, it’s crushing chest pain, shortness of breath: a heart attack. Now ask yourself: How will this change the way you live tomorrow? Are you prepared to make those changes?(...)

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Take Your Ideas to Bootcamp

Take Your Ideas to Bootcamp

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The word “bootcamp” conjures up images of drill sergeants training military recruits or similarly inspired fitness training programs. The idea is to improve fitness, strength and stamina by pushing someone to their physical and mental limits. For some of us, it sounds a bit like internship- a time in life that we remember fondly but(...)

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