Baltimore, MD--6/13/18--Jody Hooper, MD, director of Autopsy and director of the Legacy Gift Rapid A

Baltimore, MD--6/13/18--Jody Hooper, MD, director of Autopsy and director of the Legacy Gift Rapid Autopsy Program at Johns Hopkins Medicine is pictured in her office with microscopes she uses for autopsy slides. Johns Hopkins is part of a small but growing group of hospitals that perform "rapid autopsies, " which are done within six hours of a person's death and help doctors perform research that can be used to find cures for cancer, Alzheimer's disease, HIV, multiple sclerosis, and ALS.1. What is a rapid autopsy? Algerina Perna/The Baltimore Sun
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