Molecular Medicine

Spotlight on Research: The Center for Epigenetics

Spotlight on Research: The Center for Epigenetics

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Andrew Feinberg, professor and director of Molecular Medicine, has published two papers in Nature Genetics this year that address the role of stochasticity, or controlled randomness, in cancer and in development generally. It's a new area pioneered by Dr. Feinberg and his colleagues in the Whiting School of Engineering. In one paper, they show that pancreatic cancer metastasis(...)

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Feinberg Receives Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics

Feinberg Receives Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics

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Andrew Feinberg, professor in Molecular Medicine, was named the 2017 recipient of the Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics from the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) at the AMP Annual Meeting this week in Salt Lake City for his seminal scientific discoveries and countless contributions to the field of epigenetics. The AMP Award for Excellence in Molecular(...)

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Grisham, Michell and Williams Win Staff Recognition Awards

Grisham, Michell and Williams Win Staff Recognition Awards

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Congratulations to Sara Grisham, Deborah Michell and Kim Williams who were selected to receive this quarter's Staff Recognition Awards based on their glowing nominations. Sara Grisham serves a dual role as administrative coordinator for the Division of Molecular Medicine as well as the Center for Epigenetics. While fairly new to the department, she has had a lasting impact on both(...)

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Epigenomic reprogramming during pancreatic cancer progression links anabolic glucose metabolism to distant metastasis

Epigenomic reprogramming during pancreatic cancer progression links anabolic glucose metabolism to distant metastasis

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ARTICLE: Epigenomic reprogramming during pancreatic cancer progression links anabolic glucose metabolism to distant metastasis AUTHORS: Oliver G McDonald, Xin Li, Tyler Saunders, Rakel Tryggvadottir, Samantha J Mentch, Marc O Warmoes, Anna E Word, Alessandro Carrer, Tal H Salz, Sonoko Natsume, Kimberly M Stauffer, Alvin Makohon-Moore, Yi Zhong, Hao Wu, Kathryn E Wellen, Jason W Locasale,(...)

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Feinberg Awarded $5.3 Million Grant

Feinberg Awarded $5.3 Million Grant

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The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), both part of the National Institutes of Health, announced a $5.3 million grant to understand at a fundamental level how genes and the environment interact to cause human disease. The collaborative project is led by Andrew Feinberg, professor in Molecular(...)

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Martin Named Assistant Administrator for Sponsored Finance

Martin Named Assistant Administrator for Sponsored Finance

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Megan Martin has been named the assistant administrator for sponsored finance effective October 3. Hailing from Westminster, Megan came to Hopkins through an internship program at Towson University. She began working in the Department of Surgery after earning a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Phoenix. She then worked in the Business(...)

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Feinberg named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Feinberg named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

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Andy Feinberg, professor in the Division of Molecular Medicine, was named the 18th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor and will now be appointed in the Bloomberg School of Public Health's Department of Mental Health and the Whiting School of Engineering's Department of Biomedical Engineering, where he will be mentoring students and teaching an undergraduate course in epigenetics(...)

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Feinberg receives honorary doctorate from the University of Amsterdam

Feinberg receives honorary doctorate from the University of Amsterdam

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Andrew Feinberg, Gilman Scholar, professor of Medicine, Molecular Biology/Genetics, Oncology and Biostatistics, will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Amsterdam in January at the university’s 384th Foundation Day. This is in addition to Dr. Feinberg’s two other honorary degrees from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm awarded in May 2010 and the Upsalla Universitet(...)

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