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Brain sciences
Study aims to unlock secrets of animal time perception
Published April 25, 2022
Neuroscientist Cynthia Moss and colleagues from around the world will design experiments to test animal cognition
Large-scale bovine vaccine study reveals the role of genetics in immune response
Published April 22, 2022
In largest personalized immunogenetics study to date, computer scientist Yana Safonova discovers the DNA sequences that control vaccine response in cows, opening the door for further immunogenetics research in humans
Mediterranean diet reduces preeclampsia risk, study shows
Published April 21, 2022
Study of more than 8,000 women showed eating a diet of vegetables, fruits, fish, nuts, olive oil, and whole grains while pregnant lowered risk of the blood pressure disorder by at least 20%
On tap: Less invasive, more precise surgery, performed by a magnetic needle
Published April 22, 2022
Hopkins-led team equips untethered mini-device with ability to tap through tissue using magnetic force
Public health
Food insecurity doubled likelihood of missing medical care during first year of pandemic in U.S.
Published April 15, 2022
Survey conducted in December 2020 also found minorities and low-income individuals were at elevated risk of food insecurity
Cell biology
Researchers discover yeast self-destruct pathway
Published April 14, 2022
Finding adds to evidence that unicellular organisms have "regulated cell-death" processes like those found in animals; discovery could one day lead to new antifungal drugs
A sensor for faster, more accurate COVID-19 tests
Published March 29, 2022
Hopkins researchers say the sensor combines accuracy levels approaching that of PCR testing with the speed of rapid antigen tests, could be used for mass testing at airports, schools, and hospitals

News feeds from around Johns Hopkins

Laura Virella Releases Al menos cantos
Published June 24, 2022
Laura Virella (BM ’03, Voice) released Al menos cantos on June 17 with Russian-Mexican pianist Alla Milchtein. The album is the first commercial studio recording of music by composer Jack Délano and... / The Peabody Post
Sahffi Lynne Named Baker Artist Award Finalist
Published June 23, 2022
Sahffi Lynne (BM ’93, French Horn) has been named a Baker Artist Award Finalist for 2022 as one of as 36 artists that were selected from nearly 700 artists who created a Baker Artist Portfolio in... / The Peabody Post
Zach Gulaboff Davis Premieres Aurora 2
Published June 22, 2022
Composed in collaboration with the guitarist/videographer Phil Weaver and University of Alabama in Huntsville, Zach Gulaboff Davis’ (DMA ‘19, Composition) Aurora 2 showcases the natural wonders... / The Peabody Post
Two Faculty to Become Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Published June 22, 2022
Faculty JoAnne Silbert-Flagg and Brigit Vangraafeiland have been selected for induction as fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. / News
Minnesota Youth Symphonies Appoints Mark Mandarano Artistic Director
Published June 21, 2022
The Minnesota Youth Symphonies has appointed Mark Mandarano (MM ’91, Conducting), as its artistic director. MYS is one of the nation’s premier youth orchestra education programs, dedicated to conservatory-level... / The Peabody Post
Bobby Woody Accepted to Inaugural Teaching Artists Training Institute Learning Retreat
Published June 20, 2022
Tuned In alum and Preparatory faculty artist Bobby Woody has been accepted to the inaugural Teaching Artists Training Institute Learning Retreat. TATI provides a week-long experience in partnership with... / The Peabody Post
Amy Beth Kirsten Appointed Faculty at Curtis Institute
Published June 19, 2022
Amy Beth Kirsten (DMA ’10, Composition) has been appointed to the composition faculty at the Curtis Institute of Music beginning the 2022-23 academic year. / The Peabody Post
Matthew Stevens Releases In Common III
Published June 18, 2022
Peabody jazz faculty guitarist, Matthew Stevens, and tenor saxophonist, Walter Smith III have released the third recording of their In Common project, In Common III. The recording also features NEA Jazz... / The Peabody Post
James Richardson Completed DMA and Dissertation
Published June 17, 2022
James Richardson (MM ’03, Voice) completed a DMA this past December with a dissertation concerning his discovery of missing song manuscripts by British composer Armstrong Gibbs (1889-1960). His work—which... / The Peabody Post
Amit Peled Featured on The Strad Podcast
Published June 16, 2022
Amit Peled was featured in the The Strad Podcast, Episode #44 “Amit Peled on playing cello choirs.” Peled discusses various professional and educational experiences of being both a performer and instructor.... / The Peabody Post