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Public health
Weight-loss surgery may release toxins into bloodstream
Published Nov 15, 2019
Study finds that toxic, man-made chemicals that are stored in fat cells may be released into the bloodstream after bariatric surgery
Serving those who serve
Published Nov 11, 2019
The Veteran Amputee Skin Regeneration Program at Johns Hopkins is developing a cell therapy that could enable those who wear prosthetics to use their devices longer
Health security
A massive gap in pandemic preparedness
Published Nov 6, 2019
Event 201 simulation hosted by university's Center for Health Security envisions a fast-spreading coronavirus with a devastating impact
Public health
Tylenol during pregnancy may increase autism, ADHD risks
Published Nov 5, 2019
In analysis of umbilical cord blood, researchers discover that elevated levels of acetaminophen is associated with up to three times the risk of autism, ADHD diagnosis
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine announces new partnership to advance precision medicine
Published Oct 22, 2019
Collaboration between the School of Medicine, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and the New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute will provide unmatched scope of resources and expertise
Patient safety expert Kathryn McDonald named BDP
Published Oct 22, 2019
McDonald, a leading expert in health care quality improvement and health systems organization, will hold primary appointments in the schools of Nursing and Medicine
Four from Hopkins elected to National Academy of Medicine
Published Oct 21, 2019
Colleen Barry, Sharon Gerecht, Elizabeth Jaffee, and Dorry Segev recognized for their contributions to the fields of medicine and public health
Hopkins in the news
'60 Minutes' explores Hopkins' psychedelics research
Published Oct 14, 2019
Scientists Roland Griffiths and Matthew Johnson sit down with journalist Anderson Cooper to discuss the promise of psychedelics / 60 Minutes
Nobel Prize
'A discovery that is going to change medicine forever'
Published Oct 7, 2019
Gregg Semenza's groundbreaking work on the behavior of cells in low oxygen settings—work that has far-reaching implications for the understanding and treatment of a variety of illnesses and diseases—is recognized with the most prestigious award in science
Hopkins researcher Gregg Semenza wins Nobel Prize
Published Oct 7, 2019
His studies on how cells respond to low oxygen levels have the potential to result in treatments for a variety of illnesses
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