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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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The Richer the Reward, The Faster You’ll Likely Move, Study Shows

People, like other animals, are likely hardwired to maximize the search for value; findings could inform economic theory.

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Individual rhomboid proteins being tracked in a human cell.

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Rhomboid proteins are found in the cell membranes of almost every life form on earth. Scientists believe studying this enzyme superfamily could reveal possibilities for new treatments for parasitic infections, cancer, inflammation and neurodegeneration.

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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.

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