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Medical Research

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  • Batts brings new look to police with command shake-up

    Batts brings new look to police with command shake-up
    The Baltimore Police Department promoted 15 commanders Tuesday and put new faces at the helms of four patrol districts and key investigative units — moves that drew concerns from some City Council members, who called for continuity following a...
  • Maryland research on sickle cell disease is tragically underfunded

    Maryland research on sickle cell disease is tragically underfunded
    I was pleased to read your coverage of the suffering endured by patients living with sickle cell disease ("As a sufferer, researcher and advocate, Johns Hopkins' Carlton Haywood has been battling the 'orphan disease' sickle cell all his life," July 7)....
  • Southwest offers travel grants to patients seeking treatment in Baltimore

    Southwest offers travel grants to patients seeking treatment in Baltimore
    When James Russell learned that he had a rare form of appendix cancer, he thoroughly investigated his treatment options. His research led him to Dr. Armando Sardi, a surgical oncologist at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore who is one of a few...
  • Medical students need to study human behavior as well as science

    Medical students need to study human behavior as well as science
    The changes coming with the 2015 MCAT exam represent an important shift in the way we assess and prepare tomorrow's doctors ("A better MCAT may not produce better doctors," July 10). We recognize that these changes may bring challenges for aspiring...
  • Launching minority students in the sciences

    Launching minority students in the sciences
    When Tyren Day found success in a biology class at a city high school, he began to fix on the idea of going to college and becoming a scientist. But for a low-income student from a minority group that is under-represented in the sciences, statistics show...
  • Lieber Institute expanding at Johns Hopkins research park

    Lieber Institute expanding at Johns Hopkins research park
    Slices from thousands of brains fill nearly a dozen freezers set to 112 degrees below zero on the top floor of a research building at the Johns Hopkins Science + Technology Park. Inside those slices might be the secrets to schizophrenia and other mental...
  • Annual Sally E. Nyborg field hockey tournament set for Saturday

    Annual Sally E. Nyborg field hockey tournament set for Saturday
    Roland Park will host the Sally E. Nyborg Invitational tournament Saturday. In addition to the host Reds, No. 9 Westminster, No. 11 Severna Park, Fallston, Bethesda-Chevy Chase and St. Stephen's & St. Agnes (Va.) will take part in the event. The...
  • Women to lead state's highest court

    Women to lead state's highest court
    Maryland achieved several milestones Tuesday as Gov. Martin O'Malley named the first woman to lead what will be the first female majority on the state's top court. The appointments, announced Wednesday in Annapolis, mark a shift in a male-dominated...
  • Medical Examiner's Office defies stereotypes, holds surprises

    Medical Examiner's Office defies stereotypes, holds surprises
    One in a series of occasional articles. Hearses enter the six-story building in West Baltimore through garage doors that snap open and shut quickly, to keep business discreet. Researchers who work across from the $43 million Forensic Medical Center...
  • Budget cuts and the politics of research

    Budget cuts and the politics of research
    Here's another reason the dysfunctional federal budget process is bad for Americans: besides hurting the economy and hitting us in the pocketbook, partisan feuding over budget cuts could undermine our health and even shorten our lives. That's because...
  • Proposed screening guidelines could prevent lung cancer deaths, doctors say

    Proposed screening guidelines could prevent lung cancer deaths, doctors say
    An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify Baltimore-area hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers...
  • Hopkins research offers Pa. woman new arm, 14 years after amputation

    Hopkins research offers Pa. woman new arm, 14 years after amputation
    Over the 14 years since losing her right arm to a hollow-point bullet, Dana Burke was convinced she could feel herself pointing, pinching or waving as she motioned with the 5-inch-long limb the attack left behind. Still, she had to relearn how to pull...