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Engineering
Mapping the brain to make surgery safer
Published Oct 22, 2021
Naresh Nandakumar is developing a painless, non-invasive approach using functional magnetic resonance imaging, or fMRI, to locate the eloquent cortex
Psychedelics
Hopkins gets first NIH grant in 50 years for psychedelic treatment research
Published Oct 20, 2021
The nearly $4 million NIH grant will fund a multisite study of the effects of "magic mushrooms" and talk therapy on quitting smoking
Engineering
Hopkins, Morgan State partner on 2D materials
Published Oct 15, 2021
JHU and Morgan State partner to launch a center that will develop novel two-dimensional materials
Faculty news
Krieger School chemist wins prestigious Packard Fellowship
Published Oct 14, 2021
Xiongyi Huang, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, works to bridge the worlds of biology and synthetic chemistry to develop new, affordable, and sustainable processes for chemical synthesis and drug development
First-Year Seminar
Contemplating our place in the universe
Published Oct 13, 2021
Luminary faculty members Adam Riess, Andrew Motion engage in wide-ranging discussion ahead of upcoming launch of the James Webb Space Telescope
Data visualization
COVID-19's disproportionate impact on American Indian, Alaska Native tribes
Published Oct 11, 2021
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, Center for American Indian Health launch visualization of pandemic spread within Tribal Nations
Engineering
Targeting epilepsy with surgical precision
Published Oct 11, 2021
A new method of highlighting the most epileptic parts of the brain could enable not only more accurate diagnosis of the seizure disorder, but also help guide more precise surgical treatment
E-cigarettes
Vaping liquids, aerosols contain thousands of unknown chemicals
Published Oct 7, 2021
Study identifies compounds undisclosed by popular brands including industrial chemicals, caffeine
Engineering
Student team works with NATO to define, track cognitive warfare attacks
Published Oct 6, 2021
A group of Clark Scholars is designing a Cognitive Warfare Dashboard to show what information is being spread, where it's coming from, and why
Health Policy Forum
Merck CEO: COVID-19 pill in the works, but vaccination remains key
Published Oct 5, 2021
Health Policy Forum guest speaker Robert Davis emphasized the need to use every tool at our disposal in the fight against COVID-19
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