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2014-09-13 08:20:16

Funds raised in The Capital Region support cancer research and accelerate transformational discoveries at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, Sibley Memorial and Suburban Hospitals. WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ride to Conquer Cancer announced over 1,000 participants helped raise $ 2.6 million for Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, Sibley Memorial and Suburban Hospitals as the first annual Ride commenced in The Capital Region on Saturday. Funds raised support...

2014-07-31 23:23:16

Dr. Peter Agre, who shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will deliver the keynote address at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2016), which will be held September 25-30, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Dr. Peter Agre, the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health, will deliver the keynote address at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2016), which will...

2014-07-29 12:35:28

Designed to bring care closer to home, improve quality of care and better serve communities ROCKVILLE, Md., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine today announced plans to strengthen the successful collaboration between the two health care organizations. With the new agreement, Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine will expand ways to deliver quality care by sharing evidence-based best practices, advancing population health programs, collaborating on...

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...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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