Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

John Hopkins University School of Medicine was established as a private medical school in 1893. John Hopkins University School of Medicine set the standard for a well equipped research lab, professional setting for physician training and patient care. Its reputation has continued and is credited with many scientific medical research breakthroughs. John Hopkins University School of Medicine is affiliated with various hospitals in the Baltimore, Maryland area and in recent years expanded their expertise to serve Singapore. The John Hopkins University School of Medicine has approximately 2,000 medical students and PhD students. Numerous Nobel Laureates have been affiliated with John Hopkins. Media inquiries are welcome.

Address
Thomas B. Turner Building 720 Rutland Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21205-2195
Website
http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/
Wikipedia
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Psychology & Psychiatry

Beef jerky and other processed meats associated with manic episodes

An analysis of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has shown that nitrates—chemicals used to cure meats such as beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat snacks—may contribute to ...

Medications

Reclassification recommendations for drug in 'magic mushrooms'

In an evaluation of the safety and abuse research on the drug in hallucinogenic mushrooms, Johns Hopkins researchers suggest that if it clears phase III clinical trials, psilocybin should be re-categorized from a schedule ...

Neuroscience

Neurons constantly rewrite their DNA

Johns Hopkins scientists have discovered that neurons are risk takers: They use minor "DNA surgeries" to toggle their activity levels all day, every day. Since these activity levels are important in learning, memory and brain ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Brain inflammation a hallmark of autism, large-scale analysis shows

While many different combinations of genetic traits can cause autism, brains affected by autism share a pattern of ramped-up immune responses, an analysis of data from autopsied human brains reveals. The study, a collaborative ...

Medical research

Researchers return blood cells to stem cell state

Johns Hopkins scientists have developed a reliable method to turn the clock back on blood cells, restoring them to a primitive stem cell state from which they can then develop into any other type of cell in the body.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Yeast infection linked to mental illness

In a study prompted in part by suggestions from people with mental illness, Johns Hopkins researchers found that a history of Candida yeast infections was more common in a group of men with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder ...

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