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'Memory protein' linked to cognitive decline
Published April 26, 2017
Low levels of NPTX2 appear to play key role in learning and memory loss that are hallmarks of Alzheimer's / Hopkins Medicine
Public health
2 Syrian doctors receive BSPH scholarships
Published April 26, 2017
Awards were created in late 2016 in response to country's ongoing conflict, refugee crisis
Video highlights institute's vital work
Published April 26, 2017 Video
A vaccine is urgently needed to prevent malaria, which affects hundreds of millions around the world every year
Biomedical research
3 recognized for research that improves children's health
Published April 26, 2017
Samuel M. Alaish, Jill A. Fahrner, Ho Lam Tang among 12 to receive Hartwell Foundation awards
Infectious disease
Malaria Research Institute gets $10M grant
Published April 26, 2017
Funding will enable continuation of malaria control, elimination research in Zambia, Zimbabwe, DRC, South Africa
Health disparities
Striving for health equity
Published April 26, 2017
Hopkins Medicine's Dean's Symposium in Washington, D.C., highlights efforts to reduce minority health disparities
Faculty honors
Nursing Hall of Famer
Published April 26, 2017
School of Nursing's Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb to join nursing honor society Sigma Theta Tau International's hall of fame
Patient privacy
Which hospitals are at highest risk for data breaches?
Published April 26, 2017
Study finds 216 U.S. facilities violated, with one hospital corporation compromising hospital records of more than 4 million people
The rising costs of prescription drugs
Published April 26, 2017
Health policy expert Gerard Anderson discusses the business of big pharma
Interdisciplinary idea
The business of medicine
Published April 26, 2017
Schools should teach med students business management skills so they can effectively lead complex health care enterprises, Hopkins experts say
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