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Research
26 with ties to Hopkins receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Published March 31, 2021
Program participants are selected by the National Science Foundation for their achievements in science, technology, engineering, and math
Faculty news
Immunologist Ed Pearce joins Johns Hopkins as Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Published March 30, 2021
An expert in immunometabolism, he will hold appointments in the departments of Oncology and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, as well as the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy
Health policy
Study investigates effects of drug coupons and vouchers
Published March 30, 2021
Believed to be the largest study of its kind, it finds that only a slim portion of pharmaceuticals are covered by coupons and vouchers, and the offsets are not targeted to patients who likely need them most
Q+A
Ready for duty
Published March 30, 2021
Robots helped hospitals confront the coronavirus pandemic. What lessons are engineers taking with them as they think about the next generation of health care robots?
Environmental engineering
New study investigates the integrity of oil and gas wells in multiple states
Published March 25, 2021
The study provides valuable insights for industry operators and regulatory agencies seeking to prevent well leakage and ensure the success of oil and gas storage and production
Prosthetics
Amputee makes music with Modular Prosthetic Limb
Published March 24, 2021
The milestone demonstrates the functional benefit of the technology for those who have lost limbs, while study findings indicate users gain mastery over the technology the more they use it
Data map
Predicting a COVID-19 outbreak? There's an app for that.
Published March 24, 2021
More than 19,000 users in every U.S. state have contributed outbreak tracking data to the COVID Control app, which launched last year
Cell behavior
Cells walk microscopic tightrope in new study of cell behavior
Published March 23, 2021
The findings shed light on the behaviors of cells in certain environments and may have implications for drug research
GradPath Collaborative initiative aims to strengthen Hopkins' ties with HBCUs
Published March 22, 2021
Inaugural event this week will connect JHU affiliates with faculty and staff from Howard University, North Carolina A&T University, Spelman College, and Morgan State University
Long Covid
Study probes the 'long-haul' effects of COVID-19
Published March 22, 2021
Headed by a team of university epidemiologists, the Johns Hopkins COVID Long Study seeks to uncover answers about why some people suffer long-term effects of COVID-19 infection