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Discoveries for a Better Tomorrow

At Johns Hopkins Medicine, research is the backbone of what we do. From stem cell therapy to epigenetics, from bench to bedside, our researchers are among the best in their field. Research is more than just a job — it’s a passion. This short video series provides a glimpse into the work of some of our researchers. Watch to find out how today’s discoveries are building a better tomorrow. Follow our research journey on social media — and share your thoughts on reaching a better tomorrow — using #TomorrowsDiscoveries. As you will see in these videos, our researchers work every day to better understand diseases and disorders that include stroke, schizophrenia and leukemia. 

Individualized Care for Patients – Dr. Nancy Li Schoenborn

The goal of Dr. Nancy Li Schoenborn and her team is to improve communication between doctors and older adults so care decisions can be tailored to their needs.

Learn more about Dr. Schoenborn's work.

Heart Attack in a Dish – Dr. Brian O’Rourke

Dr. Brian O’Rourke and his laboratory study how mitochondria, the cellular powerhouses of the heart, contribute to heart attacks and heart failure.

Learn more about Dr. O'Rourke's work.

The Effects of Huntington’s Disease – Dr. Christopher A. Ross

Dr. Christopher Ross and his lab are studying the complementary approach to treat Huntington’s disease by developing mouse models, which have progressive symptoms that are similar to those of patients.

Learn more about Dr. Ross' work.

Regulating the Brain’s Inflammatory Response – Dr. Norman James Haughey

Dr. Norman Haughey and his research team study how to regulate the brain’s inflammatory response to HIV infections, traumatic brain injury and nerve degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Learn more about Dr. Haughey's work.

Watch more videos from our Discoveries for a Better Tomorrow video series.

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