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Videos Spring/Summer 2018

Something to Smile About

Watch the story of a patient who, after losing all movement on the left side of her face, consulted with Johns Hopkins facial plastic surgeon Kofi Boahene. He used a multiple vector gracilis free flap surgical approach for facial reanimation to create a complete smile instead of a Mona Lisa one. Within months of her surgery, the patient began to get her smile back.

Inclusion is in our DNA

Nearly a century and a half ago, our founder, Mr. Johns Hopkins, wrote a letter in which he established his vision for and values of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Those values – respect, dignity, integrity, inclusion, excellence, and diversity – have withstood the test of time and still ring true today. They continue to provide us with inspiration and direction.

Clues from Down Syndrome Research

Research on Down syndrome can improve understanding of heart disease, Alzheimer’s and cancer. Roger Reeves, who leads the Transgenic Core Laboratory at Johns Hopkins, and his team are studying Down syndrome to improve general health.

Sublingual Immunotherapy: A Patient’s Success Story

Desperate after numerous unsuccessful sinus surgeries to treat an aggressive nasal infection, Virginia-resident Dan found the Johns Hopkins Sinus Center. After sinus surgery by Andrew Lane and sublingual immunotherapy allergy treatment by Sandra Lin, Dan is now infection free and no longer taking decongestants.

Celebrating 50 Years of CPR

A simple discovery, with a profound effect. It's been more than 50 years since researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore discovered that cardiopulmonary resuscitation could prolong someone's life long enough to get them to a medical professional. Watch a video featuring 2008 interviews with CPR pioneers Guy Knickerbocker and James Jude.