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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.



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Failing Immune System ‘Brakes’

Research about the underlying autoimmune mechanisms in type 1 diabetes and potentially open up new immune system treatments for the disorder

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By adding different ingredients, such as antibiotics or dyes, to culture dishes, researchers allow the microbes to show off their distinct shapes and colors.

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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.