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Award-winning poet and musician Stephen Kampa, a member of the Carleton Class of 2005, will appear at the College on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Gould Library Athenaeum.
With the Ebola crisis in West Africa intensifying, Jhpiego, an international, nonprofit health organization, has been ramping up efforts to provide critical, lifesaving infection prevention and control assistance to the governments of Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria, including updating the skills of health workers who deliver care to women and families. Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University with decades of experience in the region, has worked in partnership with the ministries of health and professional organizations in these countries to ensure that health workers follow best practices in IPC that will help minimize the spread of Ebola.
Most of the attention surrounding the search for Florida State University's next president has been on state Sen. John Thrasher. But he is just one of four finalists, and the only who has never worked in higher education.
Using a pain clinic as a testing ground, researchers at Johns Hopkins have shown that a management process first popularized by Toyota in Japan can substantially reduce patient wait times and possibly improve the teaching of interns and residents. In a report on the pilot study, published online Sept.
Read a cautionary tale about the seductive and dangerous power of a charlatan sociopath, featuring goats and the American Dream. This is the story of Dr. John Romulus Brinkley .
In 1997, scientist Se-Jin Lee genetically engineered "Mighty Mice" with twice as much muscle as regular rodents. Now, pharmaceutical companies are using his discovery to make drugs that could help elderly patients walk again and rebuild muscle in a range of diseases.
The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and other research institutions closer to Greater Washington have received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the ALS Association in the past few years.
Ride for Kids motorcyclists in Maryland and Pennsylvania raised more than $149,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on September 14, 2014. More than 300 riders attended the events in Ellicott City, Maryland, and Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, to honor our Stars, local children with brain tumors: Althea, Elizabeth, Emily, Gabriel, John, Maggie, Nick, Olivia, Paige, Ruxy and Yosef.
In culture, a great deal of policy decisions are made by people who do not report to the public. If the EPA agrees to settle a lawsuit with canoers by calling water a pollutant, they can just do it, and stick local government with a $500 million liability.
The timing of a toddler's first steps is an important developmental milestone, but a slight delay in walking is typically not a cause of concern by itself. Now a duo of Johns Hopkins researchers has found that when walking and cognitive delays occur in concert, the combination could comprise the earliest of signals heralding a rare but devastating disorder known as Duchenne muscular dystrophy .
Artist's conception of the New Horizons spacecraft flying past Pluto and Charon, one of the dwarf planet's moons. Credit: Johns Hopkins University/APL Here's Hydra! The New Horizons team spotted the tiny moon of Pluto in July, about six months ahead of when they expected to.
Hudson Robotics, Inc., of Springfield, NJ, in cooperation with Johns Hopkins University, has recently been awarded an NIH grant to develop a commercially viable high-throughput screening system for in vivo studies of zebrafish. This system, termed the Automated Reporter Quantification in vivo system, will bring high-throughput screening technology into the realm of in vivo studies of whole organisms.
I'm a Professor of Medicine, Computer Science, and Biostatistics in the Institute of Genetic Medicine at Johns Hopkins University's School of Medicine. Until mid-2011 I was Professor and Director of the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Americans just celebrated the 200th anniversary of the poem that became the nation's National Anthem, a bit of verse written by a pro-slavery lawyer put to the melody of a British song that praised drinking and sex.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 03:27 am
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