Dr. Paul Talalay, a noted molecular pharmacologist who headed a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine research team that found a chemical in broccoli that boosted the cancer-fighting abilities of humans and animal cells, died Sunday of heart failure at his Roland Park home. He was 95.
Jack I. Stone, a retired economist who worked on the Marshall Plan in Berlin to rebuild Europe after World War II, died of cardiovascular disease complications Nov. 1 at Assisted Living Well in Millersville. He was 98.
Dr. Richard Mayer, who trained generations of neurologists over nearly 50 years as a teaching physician in Baltimore, and whose pioneering research advanced testing with electromyography, known as EMG, died last week after a car crash in Towson.
About 60 percent of all cancer patients have radiation, and though dozens of studies are still in the works to understand who may benefit most from protons, the promise of the more precise technology has lead to a boom in construction of the costly facilities and interest from patients who hope to for better outcomes and fewer side effects
More than 42,000 medical students from the University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University and others around the country and world learned where they would train to become family doctors, surgeons or other kinds of physicians
Public health groups and Johns Hopkins University students are waging a campaign to ensure that a potentially groundbreaking tuberculosis drug developed by Hopkins becomes available to patients in poor nations where the disease is most pervasive.
Diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer shortly before his 11th birthday, the now 16-year-old Rolle has been cancer-free for five years, according to his doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital. He's the grandson of Maryland play-by-play announcer Johnny Holliday.
Maryland's superintendent of schools isn't taking down the dozens of signs in the windows of her office building that say Maryland is #1 in education. And it's unlikely that Gov. Martin O'Malley will stop touting the public education system, as he did just Wednesday in a tweet.
Dr. Elizabeth A. Martinez, a Johns Hopkins-trained anesthesiologist and critical-care physician who worked in the prevention of hospital-acquired infections in surgical patients, died of a rare cancer Sept. 19 at her Boston home. She was 47 and had lived in Canton.
Like the dozen other Boston bombing victims who were robbed of a limb — or two — in the violent explosions of shrapnel and debris, Erika Brannock, a Towson teacher, is facing an unpredictable and long road to recovery, said medical experts familiar with lower-leg amputations.
Dr. John E. Adams, a pathologist who had chaired the department of pathology at Greater Baltimore Medical Center for more than two decades after its founding and was a leading expert in bioethics, died July 9 of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Johns Hopkins Hospital lost its coveted spot as the top-ranked hospital in the country for the first time in 22 years, getting edged out by Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital in the latest analysis by U.S. News & World Report to be released Tuesday.
Dr. Mark E. Molliver, a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine professor emeritus of neuroscience and neurology, died of complications after cardiac arrest May 10 at his hospital. The Canton resident was 75.