Johns Hopkins University

John Hopkins University (JHU or Hopkins) was founded in 1876 as a private research university. Today Hopkins has campuses in Maryland, Washington D.C., Italy and China. The school of medicine, public health, music and international studies are noted as exemplary among their peers. Hopkins was the first American university to adopt the German model developed by von Humboldt and Schleiermacher emphasizing research through seminars and labs. Hopkins is rated as number 1 in research and development by the National Science foundation. Hopkins publishes Art & Science Magazine, The Gazette, John Hopkins Magazine, Hopkins Medical News, Nursing Magazine, Peabody Magazine and maintains the John Hopkins University Web site. Press inquiries are welcome.

Address
901 South Bond Street, Suite 540 Baltimore, MD 21231
Website
http://www.jhu.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johns_Hopkins_University

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Oncology & Cancer

New 3D technique reveals precancerous pancreatic lesions

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center's Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center have developed a 3D genomic profiling technique to identify small precancerous lesions in the pancreas—called pancreatic ...

Medications

Experimental drug shields pancreas from type 1 diabetes attack

Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine say that an experimental monoclonal antibody drug called mAb43 appears to prevent and reverse the onset of clinical type 1 diabetes in mice, and in some cases, to lengthen the animals' ...

Genetics

Colorectal cancer gene implicated in broad range of solid tumors

A gene associated with colorectal cancer appears to also play a role in the development of other solid tumors, according to a study of over 350,000 patient biopsy samples conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel ...

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