Lisa Learman, a Ph.D. candidate in cellular and molecular medicine, is among the winners of The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation 2020 essay contest. Read her award-winning essay about scientist Barbara McClintock, whose approach to science inspired Learman to “embrace complexity and diverse perspectives in science to arrive at a more complete truth.”
Perspectives in Research
Read how the COVID-19 pandemic could have extreme consequences for international students in the U.S.
Jun 16, 2020 1 comment
In a new effort comprised of 8 teams of faculty and students from Hopkins as well as other institutions, SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 literature is curated and assessed to inform the public health community.
Jun 3, 2020 1 comment
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.
Apr 1, 2020
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
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
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