Fundamentals June 2022

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Latest Research Findings from the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences.

Amoebas, Worms and Flies, Oh My!

What do an amoeba, worms and fruit flies have in common? They’re each used by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine to research human muscle, cell machinery, and cell development.

photo of single fruit fly sitting on a leaf

Articles in this Issue

  • Image of the Month: Brain tumors reclassified

    Last year, the World Health Organization reclassified brain tumors with a strong emphasis on differences at the molecular level. JHM neurosurgeon Alan Cohen, M.D., published an article about how these approaches can offer targeted therapy to improve outcomes and reduce treatment complications.

    scan of a glioma