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Health

Profile
From Olympic swimmer to pandemic responder
Published July 29, 2021
Silver-medal swimmer Tara Kirk Sell now wages a battle against both COVID-19 spread and the misinformation surrounding the virus
Cancer research
Startup founders from Johns Hopkins aim to stop spread of cancer
Published July 28, 2021
AbMeta Therapeutics, launched by biologist and Provost Denis Wirtz, bioengineer Jamie Spangler, and clinician Elizabeth Jaffee, will combine years of pioneering research to create new drugs that target metastasis
Environment
An expert look at natural resource management
Published July 23, 2021
In special feature published in 'PNAS,' Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Paul Ferraro demonstrates how sound science can help communities better manage finite resources
Pain management
Cannabis and athletes
Published July 20, 2021
Epidemiologist and former Olympic triathlete Joanna Zeiger is breaking barriers in cannabis research for pain and recovery treatment.
Q+A
Decoding delta
Published July 19, 2021
Virologist Andrew Pekosz discusses what we know so far about the delta variant of the coronavirus and what it means for our understanding of SARS-CoV-2 overall
Cancer research
Protein appears to prevent tumor cells from spreading via blood vessels
Published July 14, 2021
Johns Hopkins researchers identify a key protein in the regulation of cancer metastasis
Spotlight
Confronting a COVID-19 crisis half a world away
Published July 12, 2021
'Dome' catches up with the Hopkins students and faculty working to combat the coronavirus pandemic in India from afar
Symposium
COVID-19 vaccines and kids
Published July 2, 2021
Public health and medical leaders explore the complexities of vaccinating kids during Johns Hopkins/UW symposium
Caring for a nation
Published Summer 2021
Rochelle Walensky credits Hopkins for setting her on the path to studying infectious diseases and, ultimately, to her work at the CDC. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Vaccines
Will we need a COVID-19 booster?
Published July 1, 2021
In the 'L.A. Times,' Johns Hopkins vaccine expert Kawsar Talaat discusses factors that may determine whether boosters are needed / Los Angeles Times