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Hopkins ends use of live animals in medical training
Published May 19, 2016
School of Medicine to end use of live animals for surgical training
Sound safety measures?
Published May 16, 2016
Study finds that common hospital safety measures are often misleading / Hopkins Medicine
Maternal health
Folate and autism risk
Published May 12, 2016
While folate deficiency during pregnancy is bad for the developing fetus, excessive amounts could also be harmful, researchers say

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Bloomberg Professors
Michael Schatz named 21st BDP
Published May 26, 2016
He is one of the world's foremost experts in solving computational problems in genomics research
Breast Cancer
Healthy lifestyle can lower cancer risk
Published May 26, 2016
Women may be able to reduce their chances of getting breast cancer, even if they have genetic risk factors / School of Public Health
Collaborative research
A different kind of operation
Published May 25, 2016
Laboratory for neurosurgery, biomedical engineering sparks new partnerships
Might as well laugh
Published Summer 2016
For patients in tough situations, sometimes the best thing is cracking wise / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Zika virus
Misinformation, amplified
Published May 24, 2016
Social media conspiracy theories could undermine efforts to combat Zika virus, experts caution
Zika virus
Experts address need for Zika virus funding
Published May 24, 2016
Economic model developed at BSPH suggests cost of Zika infection in southern states could exceed $2B / The Baltimore Sun
InHealth
Data diagnostics
Published May 23, 2016
Course challenges students to determine diagnoses, tailor health care without expensive testing
Bioethics
Berman Institute program wins $4M grant
Published May 23, 2016
Funding will support continued study of the complex implications of genomic research / Berman Institute of Bioethics
Redonda Miller named next president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Published May 12, 2016
She will succeed Ronald R. Peterson, becoming first woman to hold post in hospital's history
Quinn receives two awards
Published May 12, 2016
Thomas Quinn, director of JHU's Center for Global Health, recognized for commitment to research, global health
Community partnership
Vision for Baltimore
Published May 10, 2016
Vision for Baltimore includes three-year study of how eyeglasses affect reading skills, academic performance
Heart health
Assessing arrhythmia risk
Published May 10, 2016
Personalized virtual heart can predict the risk of sudden cardiac death
HIV/AIDS
Declines fall short of goals
Published May 9, 2016
Study: HIV infection, transmission rates have dropped since 2010 but do not meet goals / School of Public Health
Faculty honors
Greider joins American Philosophical Society
Published May 9, 2016
Molecular biologist, Nobel laureate among 33 honored for excellence in their fields
Healthcare design
Sinus solution
Published May 5, 2016
Student team wins design competition with device to treat chronic sinus inflammation
Dermatology
Hairstyles and hair loss
Published May 5, 2016
Study finds certain styles increase risk of hair loss, scalp damage / School of Medicine
Patient safety
Study: Medical errors No. 3 cause of death in U.S.
Published May 3, 2016
Diagnostic errors, medical mistakes led to more than 250,000 deaths in 2013, researchers estimate
Global health
Putting cancer on ice
Published May 3, 2016
Student team develops reusable cryotherapy device to help treat breast cancer in rural South Africa
JHU teams take second, third in biotech case competition
Published April 28, 2016
Hopkins student-organized event focuses on helping respiratory device get to market
Food allergy findings
Published April 28, 2016
Study: Apparent increase in food allergies in children not linked to changes in antibody levels / Hopkins Medicine
Intensive care
Post-ICU blues
Published April 25, 2016
Study: ICU stays can increase risks of depression, anxiety, PTSD / Hopkins Medicine
Earth Day
Cleaning and greening
Published April 22, 2016
Volunteers clean up, plant flowers in East Baltimore community gardens
Zika virus
'Mini-brains' help show how Zika affects fetal cortex
Published April 22, 2016
Researchers confirm key process by which virus causes microcephaly, other damage in fetal brains
Computer science
Computer scientists honored
Published April 21, 2016
Alexis Battle, Ben Langmead recognized for significant applications in biology, life sciences
Graduate research
18 earn NSF fellowships
Published April 20, 2016
Program recognizes, supports outstanding grad students in STEM disciplines