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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Faculty Named FAAN and Living Legend

JoAnne Silbert-Flagg was inducted as a fellow, earning the credentials FAAN. Martha Hill, a fellow since 1989, was awarded with the academy's Living Legend honor.

Anti-Gun Study Focuses on Gun Rights Advocate John Lott

A study recently published by Johns Hopkins University pushed back against the campus carry movement, which it called the ‘Right to Carry’ (or RTC) movement. The study’s authors blasted economist John Lott, who has pushed for campus carry, and cited his findings extensively (24 times, to be exact). NBC News had their own bone to […]

Caring For Haitian Women After Hurricane Matthew: What We Learned From The 2010 Earthquake

Targeted interventions can help reduce levels of violence against women. Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters Doris Campbell, University of the Virgin Islands; Hossein Yarandi, Wayne State University, and Jacquelyn Campbell, Johns Hopkins University Haiti is still reeling from the damage wrought by Hurricane Matthew. Show More Summary

Nanofiber Coating Prevents Infections of Prosthetic Joints

In a proof-of-concept study with mice, scientists at The Johns Hopkins University show that a novel coating they made with antibiotic-releasing nanofibers has the potential to better prevent at least some serious bacterial infections related to total joint replacement surgery.

Report: Allowing Guns On Campus Results In More, Not Less, Gun Violence

The Center for Gun Policy and Research at Johns Hopkins University has just issued an important report on guns and college campuses which is summarized in a Washington Post op-ed, or you can download the entire report here. Basically,...Show More Summary


Today's guest post is by Caren Ponty, a former student of mine in the Johns Hopkins University Museum Studies Program. She brings a wealth of experience from her career in community development, a perspective that inform her reflections on several efforts, on both sides of the Atlantic, to re-contextualize museum collections. Show More Summary

Johns Hopkins Wins $25 Million NIH Grant to Improve Resources for Biomedical Research

Investigators at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's Brain Injury Outcomes program and the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research have been awarded a seven-year, $25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.

Scientists build a better cancer drug to pass through blood-brain barrier

(Johns Hopkins Medicine) In efforts to develop new treatments for brain cancer, scientists from Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery and the Kimmel Cancer Center's Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy report they have altered the structure of an experimental drug that seems to enhance its ability to slip through the mostly impermeable blood-brain barrier.

Johns Hopkins Hospital Resumes Gender-Confirmation Surgeries After Nearly Four Decades

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"We psychiatrists... would do better to concentrate on trying to fix their minds and not their genitalia.”

NIH awards $30M to Emory, Johns Hopkins, Colorado State for household air pollution study

(Emory Health Sciences) The Rollins School at Public Health at Emory University, in collaboration with the School of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University and Colorado State University, has been awarded $30 million over five years for...Show More Summary

Johns Hopkins Awarded $16 Million Contract in Effort to Improve Antibiotic Prescribing and Fight Superbugs

Superbugs are causing a super problem in health care, but combating these drug-resistant bacteria presents quite a challenge. Many antibiotic prescriptions administered in the U.S. are either unnecessary or inappropriate and can lead to antibiotic-resistant infections or other adverse events. Show More Summary

Johns Hopkins to Launch 8 Precision Medicine Centers of Excellence

Johns Hopkins inHealth, the precision medicine effort at Johns Hopkins has announced plans to launch eight precision medicine centers of excellence (COE) this year to highlight areas where the newest technologies and measurement tools can be applied to greatly improve patient care. Show More Summary

Drug-resistant staph bacteria prevalence higher in young children living with hog workers

(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) Young children who reside with adults who work on large industrial hog operations in rural North Carolina had a higher prevalence of antibiotic-resistant in their nasal passages than children who live with adults who live in the same community but do not work on such operations, a new study suggests.

Johns Hopkins Faculty Members Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Paul B. Rothman, M.D., and Jeffrey P. Kahn, Ph.D., M.P.H., of Johns Hopkins have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

Johns Hopkins inHealth and Applied Physics Laboratory Join Forces to Revolutionize Medicine

Johns Hopkins Medicine, in partnership with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, today announced a joint effort to apply rigorous data analysis and systems engineering practices in an effort to revolutionize the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Johns Hopkins bioethics scholar elected to National Academy of Medicine

(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Jeffrey P. Kahn, PhD, MPH, the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

Jersey Wahoos’ Matthew McGough Gives Verbal Pledge to Johns Hopkins

By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Backstroker/IMer Matthew McGough of Jersey Wahoos and Bishop Eustace Preparatory School has made a verbal commitment to the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays for 2017-18. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Jersey Wahoos’ Matthew McGough Gives Verbal Pledge to Johns Hopkins

LGBT Group Threatens Johns Hopkins Over Report That Science Doesn't Show People Are Born Gay, Transgender

The Human Rights Campaign, America's largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization has threatened to penalize Johns Hopkins University if it does not denounce a report from two of the institution's scholars which concludes that there is little scientific evidence that people are born gay or transgender.

Hopping around Johns Hopkins: Early mobilization program, PICU Up!, gets pediatrics patients moving

(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Pediatric critical care specialists at Johns Hopkins report that a test of their pilot program to reduce sedation and boost early mobility for children in an intensive care unit proves it is both safe and effective.

Scientists map genome of African diaspora in the Americas

Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus along with colleagues at Johns Hopkins University and other institutions have conducted the largest ever genome sequencing of populations with African ancestry in the Americas.

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