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What U.S. policymakers should know about AI
Published July 15, 2024
Biostatistician Brian Caffo explains why JHU is hosting a briefing to help congressional staff learn more about artificial intelligence and its many applications
Faculty honors
Lauren Gardner wins Merck prize to advance pandemic tracking
Published July 10, 2024
Engineering professor receives Future Insight Prize for groundbreaking contributions to tracking the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to the development of AI systems capable of detecting and tracking future pandemics
CDC director calls for data-based, preventative community care
Published July 2, 2024
At the latest Health Policy Forum, CDC Director Mandy Cohen discusses how data can help solve problems ranging from opioid overdoses to gun violence
Overcoming treatment barriers
Published June 12, 2024
Infectious disease specialist Seun Falade-Nwulia works to ensure patients with infectious diseases and substance use disorders receive the carefully coordinated care they require
Linking colon cancer to gut bacteria
Published June 5, 2024
School of Medicine professors Jessica Queen and Cynthia Sears recently published an article in the journal Nature Cancer about potential links between the gut microbiome and colorectal cancer.
Into the woods
Published June 4, 2024
"Forest bathing"—the term for immersing oneself in nature—offers health benefits to adults and children alike. Here's how to get started.
Opioid crisis
Nearly one-third of U.S. adults experience 'overdose loss'
Published May 31, 2024
Johns Hopkins researchers' survey also finds that familiarity with a fatal overdose death bolsters recognition of addiction as an important policy issue that spans party lines
Artificial intelligence
Fake tumors, real results
Published May 30, 2024
The Hopkins-led team demonstrated that an AI model trained solely on synthetic tumor data works as well as models trained on real tumors
Health Policy Forum
ARPA-H leaders discuss new 'medical moonshots' funding
Published May 3, 2024
Medicine Dean Theodore DeWeese discusses the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health with Renee Wegrzyn, Kimberley Steele
Health policy
ARPA-H leaders to participate in Health Policy Forum discussion
Published April 29, 2024
Renee Wegrzyn, director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health, and Kimberley Steele, ARPA-H program manager, join Medicine Dean Theodore DeWeese for a conversation on April 30
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