At 4 a.m. on October 7, Gregg Semenza received a phone call that most scientists can only imagine: The Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, informed him that he was a co-winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Latest research findings from the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences
Cell biologist Andy Ewald reflects on the first year and a half of cancer research at the Johns Hopkins Center for Cancer Target Discovery and Development.
What makes Henrietta Lacks’ cells so immortal? Scientists suspect it has something to do with the human papilloma virus that caused her cancer. Henrietta’s cells helped to shape modern medicine as we know it.
When researchers need novel microscoping technologies, biomedical engineer Scot Kuo is ready for their call
Biologist Kenneth Witwer discusses the importance of extracellular vesicle research and a recent grant from the National Institutes of Health.
If you work in the lab of Johns Hopkins researcher Deborah Andrew, you’ll know that spit glands come in many colors. Our image of the month is from Andrew’s lab, where she has made a new discovery about the spit glands of mosquitos.
As they search for treatments for neurocognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson's disease, researchers need a larger supply of human tissue to study. The Brain Resource Center has the tissue specimens — diseased and healthy ones —the researchers are after.
Deborah Andrew discusses her research on malaria transmission from mosquitoes
We have hairy ears in more ways than one! Hair cells turn audio vibrations into neural signals the brain uses to create sound.
Big data helps clinicians provide tailored treatment for patients like Jasonee Foster, right, who has a rare heart disease.
Ted Dawson discusses his new research findings on a potential origin of Parkinson's disease
Cells in the mouse’s breast duct, known as “myoepithelial” cells can contract and expand just like muscles!
Underrepresented minority students have charted a new path to celebrating their research achievements.
An alum and current resident discuss their experiences training at Johns Hopkins.
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