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Advancements in Research

Researchers at Johns Hopkins are constantly advancing science through basic, translational and clinical investigations. Here are highlights of our most current findings.


CBID students

Learning to Think Like a Clinician and Function Like a ‘Start-Up’ 

With its unique pedagogical approach, the Center for Bioengineering, Innovation and Design (CBID) master’s provides students with a 360 degree view of the biomedical device design process. By exposing students to every element of the design process in both high- and low-resource settings, CBID teaches students to be efficient and effective innovators.

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Science: Out of the Box

Understanding Ubiquitin

Johns Hopkins biophysicist Cynthia Wolberger explains how the small protein ubiquitin regulates many events in the cell, including turning genes off and on.

Epigenetics: A Symphony of Discovery

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Director, Bill Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., discusses epigenetics using musicians from the Peabody Institute.

Latest in Research

group of antibiotic pills

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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