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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. 

Data and Medical Care – Dr. Christian Jones

Dr. Christian Jones and his team are working on using technology to mine medical data for useful insights.

The Hopkins Heart – Robert Higgins, M.D.

Heart failure has enormous costs, but existing therapies are often inadequate. Dr. Robert Higgins explains how a team of physicians, surgeons, engineers and biochemists are developing the next generation of replacement heart –“the Hopkins Heart.”

Using Technology to find Organ Donors – Andrew Cameron, M.D., Ph.D.

Andrew Cameron, a liver transplant surgeon, recognizes that many people wait on the transplant list. He and his team worked with Facebook to allow people to show their friends they are registered organ donors. The initiative tremendously increased donor registration rates. Dr. Cameron’s team is now working on an app to help patients identify a living donor.

Testosterone Therapy –Adrian Dobs, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Adrian Dobs and her team are interested in finding out whether men could benefit from testosterone replacement therapy as they age.

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

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