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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Parkinson's & Movement disorders

New research shows Parkinson's disease origins in the gut

In experiments in mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have found additional evidence that Parkinson's disease originates among cells in the gut and travels up the body's neurons to the brain. The study, described ...

Neuroscience

How do brains remember decisions?

Mammal brains—including those of humans—store and recall impressive amounts of information based on our good and bad decisions and interactions in an ever-changing world. Now, in a series of new experiments with mice, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Overstuffed cancer cells may have an Achilles' heel

In a study using yeast cells and data from cancer cell lines, Johns Hopkins University scientists report they have found a potential weak spot among cancer cells that have extra sets of chromosomes, the structures that carry ...

Medical research

Loose RNA molecules rejuvenate skin, researchers discover

Want to smooth out your wrinkles, erase scars and sunspots, and look years younger? Millions of Americans a year turn to lasers and prescription drugs to rejuvenate their skin, but exactly how that rejuvenation works has ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The research effort on acute flaccid myelitis

Johns Hopkins Medicine and University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) researchers will lead a multicenter, multinational study of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), the "poliolike" condition affecting children that causes loss ...

Medical research

Researchers identify health conditions likely to be misdiagnosed

For a patient, a diagnostic error can mean the difference between life and death. While estimates vary, likely more than 100,000 Americans die or are permanently disabled each year due to medical diagnoses that initially ...

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