Ph.D. candidate Anna Moyer reflects on the bittersweet outcome of a clinical trial in children with Down syndrome.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted healthcare systems in many ways beyond direct care of COVID-19 patients. One disruption lies in the public health infrastructure for reporting of infectious diseases, such as sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Nov 25, 2020
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
Human well-being and the eradication of disease are causes that bring everyone together. Some people give back by donating their change to philanthropies at the grocery store, others participate in charity events, while some take the plunge and work in fields such as health care or research. I, like many scientists, decided to make my […]
Apr 5, 2018
On Tuesday, Feb. 6, SpaceX launched the Falcon Heavy rocket, sending one of Elon Musk’s Teslas into space. The rocket has an awesome amount of power, with nine main rocket engines and 27 total engines used to send the vehicle into space. This is the most engines a rocket has ever used! In fact, Musk […]
Mar 14, 2018
Last Year’s Resolutions — A Brief Summary of Some of 2017’s Greatest Scientific Advances and DiscoveriesPosted by Eduardo Martínez-Montes | Perspectives in Research
The onset of each new year is frequently marred by overly ambitious and quickly neglected resolutions — an onslaught of new gym memberships, Jenny Craig enrollments, and Kindle purchases that will likely remain unread for years. New Year’s resolutions aside, the beginning of the year is a timely opportunity to reflect on how far we’ve come. […]
Feb 1, 2018
More often than not, people come to a point in their academic careers where they hit a wall; some of us just do it more literally than others. What started out as a strange niche sport for people living on the fringe of society has quickly become a fast-growing sport in America. The first indoor […]
Sep 21, 2017
Is parabiosis the new fountain of youth? Parabiosis, meaning “living beside,” is a 150-year-old surgical technique that unites the blood vessels of two living animals. One of the earliest accounts of parabiosis comes from the mid-1800s when a French zoologist, Paul Bert, attached the circulatory systems of two animals and demonstrated that fluid injected into […]
Jun 27, 2017