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Articles from Johns Hopkins

Articles from Johns Hopkins

Graduation Ceremony is a First for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
In an emotional ceremony at a beachside hotel in Florida, the first 10 graduates of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital residency program stepped into their futures.
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Johns Hopkins Says Goodbye to Its 2017 Summer Interns
Continued Support for the Second Victims
The RISE (Resilience in Stressful Events) Peer Responder Training addresses the growing need to support second victims, or providers who experience adverse patient-related events.
Carla Johnson, case manager for JH Home Care Group, raises her fist and holds a sign that says, "At work, my opinions seem to count."
Employee Engagement Survey: Results and Reflection
Overall engagement scores improved for Johns Hopkins Medicine. It now rates higher than 65 percent of health care organizations that take the Gallup survey.
head shot of oncologist Dung Le
Immunotherapy Treatments Bring Success
Johns Hopkins research may lead to a new standard of care for thousands of patients whose cancers do not respond to existing treatments.
photo of Ronald R. Peterson wearing a blue suit and tie, arms folded.
Prescriptions for Healthier Health Care
Ron Peterson offers insights into the U.S. healthcare system in his commencement address to the school of medicine’s class of 2017.
Cancer Resource Extends Help—and Hope
‘Managing Cancer at Work’ provides free support after a cancer diagnosis.
Day in the Life of a Postdoc
Three Johns Hopkins postdocs shared their career aspirations, motivation for their work and what a typical day looks like.
Student-Inspired Commemorative Garden
A school of medicine commemorative garden, was dedicated at a ceremony on May 31.
Image shows clinicians piecing together a jigsaw puzzle.
Johns Hopkins and Kaiser Permanente Expand Research Collaboration
Johns Hopkins Medicine and Kaiser Permanente recently awarded a total of $300,000 in grants to four research studies that began in April 2017 and will run through March 2018.
Wendy Bennett, head of the Johns Hopkins Women
Research Group Targets Gender Disparities
The event’s sponsor, the Johns Hopkins Women’s Health Research Group, provides mentorship and funding to investigators.
Moms Bring ‘Cease Fire’ Message to City Streets
The Cease Fire Peace Walk on Mother’s Day weekend went down Broadway, from North Avenue, past the Johns Hopkins Hospital, to Orleans Street. Marchers carried signs and chanted their pleas to end the epidemic of violence in Baltimore.
Honoring Our Nurses
Johns Hopkins recognizes our nurses during National Nurses Week from May 6 to May 12.

Latest in Research

Researchers Find Handwritten Opioid Prescriptions Are More Prone to Mistakes

In a small study of opioid prescriptions filled at a Johns Hopkins Medicine outpatient pharmacy, researchers found that handwritten orders for the drugs contribute heavily to a trio of prescribing and processing errors in contrast to those created electronically.

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Scientists Hunt for New Drugs to Help Two Deadly Types of Childhood Cancer

Laboratory studies suggest that an experimental drug already in early clinical trials for a variety of adult cancers might enhance radiation and chemotherapy for two childhood brain cancers that currently are virtually always fatal.

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Can Fish Teach Us To Cure Blindness?

Johns Hopkins Researchers have found that the immune system of zebrafish controls and can actually accelerate their natural ability to regenerate their eyes. 

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Featured Videos

Pediatric Brain Tumor | Declan’s Story
Five-year-old Declan had an MRI to monitor a growth hormone deficiency. Afterward, his parents got shocking news: The scan showed Declan had a large craniopharyngioma brain tumor. The family found themselves at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, where Declan had brain surgery the next day. Watch neurosurgeon Alan Cohen and the pediatric neurosurgical team discuss how they removed this tumor.
Meniscus Surgery | Grace's Story
Grace Herpel was an avid runner with 5 long distance races planned for 2016. But after tearing her left meniscus during the Ocean City half marathon in April 2016, she feared she might never run again. Grace’s primary care doctor referred her to Dr. Miho Tanaka, orthopaedic surgeon and director of the Women's Sports Medicine Program at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Tanaka understood Grace’s determination and listened to her concerns. Based on Grace’s goal of getting back to her previous level of performance, they decided on surgery to repair the meniscus, followed by rehabilitation. One year later, Grace is back to running long distances and living the life she loves - a life in motion.