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  • Hopkins researchers to study whether financial rewards, video monitoring can help opioid addiction treatment

    Baltimore Sun - Hopkins researchers to study whether financial rewards, video monitoring can help opioid addiction treatment* Baltimore Sun Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have been awarded $2.1 million by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study whether paying patients to take their medicine and tracking their doses with video software can help patients stick with their treatment for opioid addiction.

  • Partial-match transplants ease the grinding pain of sickle cell disease

    NBC News - Johns Hopkins pioneered a technique in the early 2000s that vastly widened the pool of potential bone marrow donors for sickle cell disease patients. Parents are automatically a half-match to children. Siblings can also be partial matches. “That was a game changer,” says Dr. Christopher Gamper, a specialist who performs pediatric bone marrow transplants at Johns Hopkins.

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