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At the foundation of Johns Hopkins Medicine is research - from basic research, where scientists study cells and mechanisms, to clinical research that builds on those findings using trails, to translational research that takes information learned from trials to the patient bedside.




Fueling the Hummingbird’s Extreme Biology

Researchers from Johns Hopkins are studying hummingbird’s metabolism in hopes that their work could yield insights into what goes wrong in human diabetes and obesity.

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Fish Eyes

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The strange glow is caused by jellyfish proteins inserted by researchers into different cell types. The proteins light up the retina, its photoreceptors (shown in red and yellow) and stem cells called Müller glia (shown in green). ​#jhmfundamentals

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Research and Education

The School of Medicine fosters a community of lifelong learners interested in answering the biggest and boldest questions in biomedical research.


Discoveries for a Better Tomorrow

Research is more than just a job — it’s a passion. This short video series provides a glimpse into the exciting research happening at Johns Hopkins Medicine.


Reconstructive Transplantation – Gerald Brandacher, M.D.

Tailoring Care for Patients with Heart Failure –Pamela Ouyang, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Stopping the Spread of Breast Cancer Cells | Andrew Ewald, Ph.D.