Johns Hopkins Medicine

Five Things Nobel Prize Laureate Gregg Semenza Wishes Everyone Knew About Science

BALTIMORE, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On Dec. 10, Johns Hopkins scientist Gregg Semenza will accept the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in Stockholm, Sweden – along with scientists William G. Kaelin, Jr. and Peter J. Ratcliffe – for his groundbreaking discovery of the gene that controls how cells respond to low oxygen levels. […]

خمسة أشياء يود الفائز بجائزة نوبل من جونز هوبكنز غريغ سيمنزا أن يعرفها الجميع عن العلوم

بالتيمور، 3 كانون الأول/ديسمبر، 2019 / بي آر نيوزواير / –في العاشر من كانون الأول/ ديسمبر سيتسلم العالم في جامعة جونز هوبكنز غريغ سيمنزا جائزة نوبل في علم وظائف الأعضاء (الفسيولوجي) أو الطب في ستوكهولم بالسويد، إلى جانب العالمين وليام جي كايلن جونيور وبيتر جي راتكليف – وذلك  عن عمله الرائد في اكتشاف الجين الذي […]

Johns Hopkins Researchers Design New Blood Test That Uses DNA “Packaging” Patterns To Detect Multiple Cancer Types

BALTIMORE, May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have developed a simple, new blood test that can detect the presence of seven different types of cancer by spotting unique patterns in the fragmentation of DNA shed from cancer cells and circulating in the blood stream. In an […]

Blood Diseases Cured With Bone Marrow Transplant

–New protocol offers hope for patients with sickle cell disease, beta thalassemia and related blood disorders BALTIMORE, March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Doubling the low amount of total body radiation delivered to patients undergoing bone marrow transplants with donor cells that are only “half-matched” increased the rate of engraftment from only about 50 percent to nearly […]

New Robotic Spine Surgery: Get Better, Faster

BALTIMORE, Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Surgeons at The Johns Hopkins Hospital have for the first time used a real-time, image-guided robot to insert screws into a patient’s spine, alleviating her from severe pain and improving her mobility. “People get excited when they realize that there are new potential interventions and strategies to help them get […]