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2014-07-07 23:02:25

Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, and Johns Hopkins Medicine today announced that a definitive agreement has been signed by the two organizations that establishes a five-year formal collaboration between Allegheny and the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins for research, medical education and clinical services. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Officials at Allegheny Health Network and Johns Hopkins Medicine today announced that a definitive agreement has...

2014-05-20 23:10:41

InSilico Medicine, Inc is a Baltimore-based bioinformatics and drug discovery company specializing in cancer, aging research and personalized medicine in age-related diseases. One of their current research projects focuses on predicting drug efficacy through their OncoFinder, bypassing the need to use live organisms as a testing model. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 InSilico Medicine, Inc, the aging and longevity bioinformatics and drug discovery company, today announced the opening...

2014-02-17 23:24:20

BlackDoctor.org partners with the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions to honor the nation's leading black healthcare professionals. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 As the leading provider of culturally-relevant health news and resources for African Americans, BlackDoctor.org seeks to educate and celebrate the black community. In partnership with the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, BlackDoctor.org salutes 42 black healthcare professionals...

2014-02-12 12:30:11

Inaugural 2014 Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine CLEVELAND, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine has been awarded to pediatric cardiologist and genetics researcher Harry Dietz, MD, of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine, established this year by the Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals Case Medical Center and the American Society for Clinical...

2014-01-30 12:24:37

Funds raised through the 150 mile cycling event will power a joint effort to identify discoveries, treatments and screening interventions for cancer patients at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, Sibley Memorial and Suburban Hospitals. WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Capital Region's first annual Ride to Conquer Cancer launched on Thursday to raise vital funds for cancer programs at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Funds raised through the 2 day, 150 mile cycling event will...

2014-01-22 23:04:38

Allegheny Health Network and Johns Hopkins Medicine announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to seek to establish a formal affiliation between Allegheny and the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, for clinical collaborations, medical education, and a broad range of cancer research initiatives. Pittsburgh, PA/Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Allegheny Health Network and Johns Hopkins...

2013-09-24 09:39:06

Certain pediatric surgeries carry such low risk of serious blood loss that clinicians can safely forgo expensive blood typing and blood stocking before such procedures, suggest the results of a small study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center. The finding, published ahead of print in the journal Pediatric Anesthesia, was accompanied by a list of 10 operations with "zero" transfusion risk, according to the investigators who reviewed the records of thousands of pediatric...

2013-03-12 10:04:13

A small study of 20 people with Parkinson's disease suggests that "virtual house calls" using Web-based video conferencing provide clinical benefits comparable to in-person physician office visits, while saving patients and their caregivers time and travel. "It appears we can use the same technology Grandma uses to chat with her grandson to provide her with valuable medical care in her home," says study leader Ray Dorsey, M.D., M.B.A., an associate professor of neurology at the Johns...

2013-02-02 23:00:46

World-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands´ third-annual “Man-Up” Male Empowerment Conference. The conference, scheduled for Feb. 4 on St. Thomas and Feb. 5 on St. Croix, was started in 2011 in response to rising cases of violence in the Virgin Islands and the low enrollment rate of young men in higher education. St. Thomas, VI (PRWEB) February 02,...


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  • To talk saucily.
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