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A Time of Giving

A Time of Giving

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As 2016 draws to a close and many of us look forward to spending time with family and loved ones, one cannot escape the joyful jingles that herald this season. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa, the holidays that mark the end of the calendar year give us pause to reflect on the blessings(...)

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Modern Neuroscience has the tools to treat psychiatric illness

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The following submission is the first place winner of The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation 2016 essay contest. You can read the original posting here.  Modern medicine has worked miracles: we have cured infectious diseases with vaccines, replaced failing organs with transplants, converted many cancers from death sentences into treatable conditions. But one area has(...)

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A Career in Law for the Academic Scientist

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“Now I don’t even consider myself a scientist. I’m a lawyer. But when I started, I was a scientist first.” - Gaby L. Longsworth, Ph.D. Gaby Longsworth earned her Ph.D. in human genetics and molecular biology from The Johns Hopkins University after working in the Department of Cell Biology in Susan Michaelis’ laboratory. Longsworth has(...)

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Johns Hopkins Medical Student Wins Philip A. Mackowiak Award for Medical Student Excellence

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This past month, Kevin Shenderov, a fourth-year medical student, was honored with the Philip A. Mackowiak Award for Medical Student Excellence. This award honors a Maryland medical student in the American College of Physicians (ACP) who has made significant contributions to promoting internal medicine, scholarship and academic excellence among his or her peers — all(...)

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Student Advocates for Sexual and Gender Minorities Healthcare in Curriculum

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This past year, fourth-year medical student Ryan Shields undertook a big project. He sought to build on previous students’ efforts to improve medical education surrounding sexual and gender minorities (SGM), the broader category into which fit lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) topics. After only a year and half, Ryan and his collaborators have already(...)

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Johns Hopkins’ Dr. Donald Coffey Honored for Cancer Research, Mentoring

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At the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting this past April,  Donald Coffey, Ph.D., was honored with the ninth annual Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research. The award recognizes individuals whose leadership and achievements have demonstrated a major impact in the cancer research. The contributions Dr. Coffey has(...)

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Hopkins-Engineered HPV Vaccine Wins Big in Recent Business Competitions

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This past April, the Johns Hopkins Graduate Consulting Club (JHGCC) held its annual Biotech and Healthcare Case Competition. For the past five years, this event has served as a hands-on experience for students who are interested in pursuing careers outside academic research, including careers in both biotechnology and consulting. This year, 50 teams participated, representing(...)

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