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Coronavirus
COVID-19 this week: Booster shots and U.S. strategies
Published Oct 15, 2021
Johns Hopkins experts Beth Blauer and William Moss discuss booster shots, global vaccine supply strategies, data collection issues
Wilmer Eye Institute establishes the Sanford and Susan Greenberg Center to End Blindness
Published Oct 14, 2021
The new center will initially create four professorships for young scientists, providing a stable source of funding to cover their salaries and many other expenses for up to seven years to get their careers—and potentially transformative research—off the ground.
Cancer research
Pioneering method examines how immunotherapy changes tumors
Published Oct 13, 2021
The non-invasive technique using an optical probe provides early signs of how a tumor is responding to treatment
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
Public Health
Stark transit inequity in Baltimore
Published Oct 7, 2021
Low-income people of color make up the majority of the city's transit users, and they are more likely to live near high-traffic roadways or heavily trafficked industrial areas, BSPH study finds
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
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
Health equity
Two Hopkins researchers receive $20M from NIH
Published Sept 30, 2021
Lisa Cooper, Deidra Crews will lead the Mid-Atlantic Center for Cardiometabolic Health Equity, which will address hypertension, obesity, diabetes, heart failure, and kidney disease
Global Health NOW looks to the future with fundraising campaign
Published Sept 30, 2021
Bloomberg School newsletter seeks to expand news coverage of public health issues
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Traumatic brain injury expert returns to Hopkins Nursing
Published Sept 28, 2021
Jess Gill studies biomarkers to try to understand why some recover well from traumatic brain injuries while others cope with lasting effects on their physical and mental health