Read about the adolescent medicine team at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, which is working with transgender and nonbinary adolescents and learning their perspectives on improving mental health among transgender and nonbinary youth.
Perspectives in Research
Ph.D. candidate Roshan Chikarmane identifies key drivers of rising drug prices and introduces corresponding interventions that are being undertaken by business leaders to shift industry trends toward more affordable health care.
Mar 13, 2020 No comments
Last November, I was able to attend the National Science Policy Network Symposium in Madison, Wisconsin. The goal of this two-day symposium was to understand how many scientific issues (such as climate change and genome-based medicine) disproportionately affect minority and vulnerable populations. One of the workshops I attended discussed how “big genomic data” is handled, […]
Feb 25, 2020 No comments
The fruits of modern molecular biology offer us a powerful tool that allows us to engineer the genetic code of virtually any organism. Early therapeutic applications could foreshadow an inflection point for the positioning of genome engineering in modern health care.
Jan 14, 2020 No comments
Scientists at MIT Sloan created a data-driven interactive role-play exercise to drive home the urgency of the climate crisis. Ph.D. candidate Talia Henkle shares her experience participating in this exercise.
Jan 10, 2020 No comments
The Johns Hopkins-AstraZeneca Scholars Program is a first-of-its-kind Ph.D. training program, in which students are introduced to the process and challenges of drug discovery and development through coursework in translational research and work conducted at AstraZeneca.
Jan 8, 2020 No comments
Our medical students, residents, postdocs and fellows have a lot to share — from daily life in the classroom, tips on surviving residency, new research that is pushing the boundaries of science and patient care, to the best places to grab a bite in Baltimore, they share it here.
Jan 7, 2020 No comments
Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) may be an unusual physical phenomenon, but to some, it is also a delightful and cost-free way to help improve mental health and self-care routines.
Jan 2, 2020
Heart function is profoundly changed by spaceflight in space-flown animal models and human astronauts. Using human heart cells derived from stem cells, researchers investigated the cellular and physiological processes influenced by microgravity in human hearts.
Dec 5, 2019
Reproductive health has always been an important issue. But those who advocate for reproductive health rights must focus on more than just the legal rights of individuals to obtain reproductive health care. In addition, we must tackle issues such as accessibility to insurance, services and education, which all impact reproductive health. Part of the fight […]
Dec 2, 2019