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#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Preventing Obesity

 

Dr. Susan Carnell and her team are researching ways to treat or prevent obesity more effectively. 

 
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Seeking Knowledge to Cure and Prevent

Our clinical research programs range from efficacy and treatment-response studies to clinical trials and epidemiology. Our basic research encompasses bioinformatics, genetics, neuroscience, neuroimaging, and molecular biology - all in an effort to unlock the causal pathways to the major psychiatric conditions and to use this knowledge to develop practical means to improve diagnosis and treatment.

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Meet Drs. Goes and Zandi

More than 100 years of research on familial bipolar disorder hasn’t revealed much about its specific genetic causes. But all that’s about to change, says psychiatric epidemiologist Peter Zandi thanks to advances in genome data analysis and sequencing—and access to human brain samples to tease out clues. “Our goal,” says psychiatrist Fernando Goes “is to find etiologic clues that will ultimately lead to new, urgently needed, targeted drugs.”

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Professional Education

The depth of our clinical expertise and the breadth of our research programs allow us to train the next generation of psychiatrists and scientists to be clinical and research leaders. Our educational programs include medical student education, a general psychiatry residency, a child and adolescent psychiatry residency, and post-doctoral fellowship and research training opportunities.

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
1800 Orleans St.
Baltimore, Maryland 21287

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The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Ave.
Baltimore, Maryland 21224

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Sibley Memorial Hospital
5255 Loughboro Road, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20016

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Howard County General Hospital
5755 Cedar Lane
Columbia, Maryland 21044

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