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Discoveries for a Better Tomorrow

At Johns Hopkins Medicine, research is the backbone of what we do. From stem cell therapy to epigenetics, from bench to bedside, our researchers are among the best in their field. Research is more than just a job — it’s a passion. This short video series provides a glimpse into the work of some of our researchers. Watch to find out how today’s discoveries are building a better tomorrow. Follow our research journey on social media — and share your thoughts on reaching a better tomorrow — using #TomorrowsDiscoveries. As you will see in these videos, our researchers work every day to better understand diseases and disorders that include stroke, schizophrenia and leukemia. 

Preventing Heart Failure – David Alan Kass, M.D.

David Kass, M.D., in his 30 years at Johns Hopkins he has worked to understand why the hear fails and what we can do about it. Both his team and himself developed a pace maker like treatment that coordinates the heartbeat, this treatment is called cardiac resynchronization, which is now used worldwide.

Learn more about Dr. Kass' work.

Treating Progeria in Children – Susan Michaelis, Ph.D.

Susan Michaelis, Ph.D., and her team study a rare premature aging disease called progeria, which provides a unique window into the normal aging process.

Learn more about Dr. Michaelis' work.

Metabolism Changes after Surgery – Clare J. Lee, M.D., M.H.S.

Clare Lee, M.D., M.H.S., and her researcher focus on understanding the changes to a person’s metabolism that occur after weight loss surgery.

Learn more about Dr. Lee's work.

Facial Bones Regeneration – Warren L. Grayson, Ph.D.

Warren Grayson, Ph.D., is working along with teams of engineers, plastic and orthopedic surgeons, material scientist and stem cellologist to develop innovative 3D printing technologies that together with stem cells from all fat tissues can regenerate facial bones loss at injury or disease.

Learn more about Dr. Greyson's work.

Watch more videos from our Discoveries for a Better Tomorrow video series.

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