An Extraordinary Journey for Extraordinary Times
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Mark your calendars for this exclusive morning program presented by Johns Hopkins Medicine. Hear three Johns Hopkins faculty physicians speak about chronic inflammation, new things to know about your brain, and the next chapter in COVID-19 vaccine.
10 A.M. - 11:10 A.M. Speakers
Medical School 101
Rheumatologist Lisa Christopher-Stine investigates chronic inflammation — which is at the root of many ailments from cancer, heart disease and arthritis to autoimmune diseases and dementia — and strategies to reduce the impact of inflammation on our health.
New Things to Know About Your Brain
Do you experience migraine headaches or fear of dementia and other neurologic problems? Neurologist Justin McArthur explores cutting-edge advances in neurology, new classes of medications, gene therapy and CRISPR gene editing, which may treat neurological disease including paralyzing disorders.
The Next Chapter in COVID-19 Vaccines
So many questions persist about vaccines to protect us from COVID-19. When will children be vaccinated? Are we contagious even after being vaccinated? Will current vaccines resist new variants of SARS CoV-2? Immunologist Anna Durbin responds to these and other urgent questions.