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Protein power
Study probes the relationship between genetics, proteins, and disease risk
Published May 11, 2022
A groundbreaking collaborative study led by Johns Hopkins researchers has uncovered novel insights into genetic determinants of health and generated data that could lead to a better understanding of racial health disparities
Opioid epidemic
1.4 million documents released from opioid maker known for misleading practices
Published May 10, 2022
The largest acquisition of litigation documents to date is made available free to public within the Opioid Industry Documents Archive, a collaborative effort by the Johns Hopkins and the University of California, San Francisco
Faculty honors
Two from Johns Hopkins elected to National Academy of Sciences
Published May 6, 2022
Arturo Casadevall and Alex Kolodkin have been selected for membership in recognition of their outstanding contributions to research
HEALTH POLICY FORUM
USAID's Atul Gawande discusses the challenges of misinformation
Published May 4, 2022
Gawande encouraged the next generation of public health scholars to take on science skepticism in fifth installment of the university's Health Policy Forum series
In memoriam
Epidemiologist and AIDS expert Kenrad Nelson dies at 89
Published May 4, 2022
He spent 36 years on the Johns Hopkins faculty and contributed pioneering research to the fields of epidemiology and infectious diseases
Reproductive health
How did 'settled law' get unsettled?
Published May 4, 2022
The conservative movement carefully orchestrated the end of abortion rights over decades, using the women's suffrage playbook, says political scientist Dawn Teele
Q+A
The rising maternal health risks facing American women
Published May 4, 2022
Andreea Creanga, program director for health research and policy program MDMOM, discusses troubling trends in maternal health and the work she and her colleagues are doing to make pregnancy and childbirth safer
Report: CDC records highest-ever number of gun-related deaths in 2020
Published May 2, 2022
An average of 124 people died from gun violence every day in 2020, according to a new report from the Center for Gun Violence Solutions
Neglected schools, suffering students
Published April 29, 2022
Researchers unveil study findings that highlight the experiences of Baltimore City Public School students and the deteriorating conditions of school buildings during symposium
Bioengineering
Johns Hopkins graduate students create a lymphedema detection sensor
Published April 28, 2022
Device detects fluid buildup in tissue and alerts patients and their doctors, potentially preventing thousands of cancer patients from developing the debilitating condition
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