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
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johns_Hopkins_University_School_of_Medicine

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Bacteria play critical role in driving colon cancers

Patients with an inherited form of colon cancer harbor two bacterial species that collaborate to encourage development of the disease, and the same species have been found in people who develop a sporadic form of colon cancer, ...

Neuroscience

Mind-controlled prosthetic arm moves individual 'fingers'

Physicians and biomedical engineers from Johns Hopkins report what they believe is the first successful effort to wiggle fingers individually and independently of each other using a mind-controlled artificial "arm" to control ...

Neuroscience

How our brains overrule our senses

Scientists have long known that when sounds are faint or objects are seen through fog in the distance, repetition of these weak or ambiguous sensory 'inputs' can result in different perceptions inside the same brain. Now ...

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 ...

Neuroscience

Scientists view effect of whisker tickling on mouse brains

Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University have succeeded in peering into the brains of live mice with such precision that they were able to see how the position of specific proteins changed as memories were forged. The ...

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