Health

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
'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
Q+A
The dangers of vaping
Published Sept 30, 2019
Joanna Cohen, director of the Institute for Global Tobacco Control, talks about the recent uptick in illnesses and deaths linked to vaping
Opioids
Minority of opioid users say they prefer fentanyl
Published Sept 23, 2019
Those who do prefer fentanyl are more likely to be younger, white, and daily users, three-city study finds
Beauty and the Brain
Published Fall 2019
The Johns Hopkins International Arts + Mind Lab is working to advance the emerging field of neuroaesthetics, our biological response to art, dance, music, and architecture / Johns Hopkins Magazine
A bioethicist discovers the pain of opioid withdrawal
Published Fall 2019
In his new book, bioethicist Travis Rieder blends a personal account of drug dependence with a broad exploration of America's byzantine opioid problem / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Occupational health
Cab fever
Published Fall 2019
Long-haul trucking is one of the most dangerous professions in America, and Mona Shattell argues more health professionals should meet truckers where they are—on the road / Johns Hopkins Magazine
public health
How best to behead a mosquito
Published Fall 2019
Engineer Russell Taylor and a group of students design a device to make it easier for biotech company Sanaria to develop a malaria vaccine / Johns Hopkins Magazine