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At the foundation of Johns Hopkins Medicine is research.
Interdisciplinary, innovative and pioneering investigations at Johns Hopkins are not only the stuff of scientific history, but also the vital underpinning of both a world-renowned medical education and unsurpassed patient care.
A mind-boggling and ever-expanding range of topics run the gamut from basic and clinical to translational research. Basic research provides a fundamental understanding of molecules and mechanisms that, without offering any apparent practical avenue for patient treatment, involves identifying cellular processes and genetic mutations and revealing breakdowns in cellular communication associated with all manner of diseases and disorders—Marfan syndrome, for instance. Clinical research—such as testing a hypertension medicine in mice genetically engineered to have Marfan syndrome, for instance—applies itself directly to improving the human condition. Translational research—often described as “bench-to-bedside” studies—accelerates the discovery of new treatments directed at the basic mechanisms of disorder and disease and hastens the time when effective treatments become a reality. Marfan syndrome is just one excellent example of how finding the genes responsible for a disease, and discovering what regulates them, can lead to therapy.
|Addictions, affective disorders, Alzheimer’s, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, brain injury, brain stimulation, child and adolescent, eating disorders, geriatric psychiatry, Huntington's, neurobiology, parkinson's and memory disorders research||Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences|
|Allergy and asthma research||Division of Allergy & Clinical Immunology|
|ALS research||The Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins|
|Anesthesiology research||Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine|
|Arrhythmia , cardiomyopathy, heart failure, preventative cardiology and vascular topics research||Heart Institute|
|Biomechanics research, gait and mobility disorders, swallowing dysfunction research||Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation|
|Brain tumor, MS, pediatric neurosurgery and transverse myelitis research. Project RESTORE||Neurology and Neurosurgery Research Areas|
|Caffeine addiction research||Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center|
|Cochlear implant technology research||The Listening Center|
|Craniofacial disorders research||Center for Craniofacial Development and Research|
|Diabetes research||Diabetes Research Center|
|Diabetes and Cholesterol Metabolism Center||Diabetes and Cholesterol Metabolism Center|
|General clinical research information||General Clinical Research Center|
|GI, livers and pancreas diseases research||Gastroenterology & Hepatology Resource Center|
|Mass spectrometers research||Middle Atlantic Spectrometry Lab|
|Neurovascular and Spine Interventions and Anatomy||Interventional Neuroradiology|
|Obsessive Compulsive Disorder research||Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences|
|Otolaryngology (head and neck surgery) research||Department of Otolaryngology|
|Ophthalmology topics research||Wilmer Eye Institute|
|Pain and pain relief research||Blaustein Pain Center|
|Pediatrics research||Children's Center|
|Pemphigus research||Department of Dermatology|
|Radiology topics research||Department of Radiology|
|Urological topics research||Brady Urological institute|
|Cancer Biology, Cancer Immunology, Viral Oncology, Cancer Prevention and Control, Chemical Therapeutics, Cancer Imaging research topics||Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center|
|Cystic Fibrosis Research||Cystic Fibrosis Center|
|Head and neck cancer topics||The Head & Neck Cancer Center|
|Lymphoma research||The Johns Hopkins Lymphoma SPORE|
|Gynecological cancer research||Department of Gynecological Oncology|
|CFF Genotyping Center for Cystic Fibrosis||Cystic Fibrosis- Genotyping Center|
|Immunogenetics and Disease research||Immunogenetics Lab|
|Sequencing and genotyping services for gene discovery||Center for Inherited Disease Research|
|Schizophrenia and bipolar genetics research||Epidemiology & Genetics Program in Psychiatry|
|Research into different types of cell engineering||Core Facilities|