February 1, 2017
Michael Beer, an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, has been awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health as part of the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements Consortium.
October 26, 2016
The Human Genome Project, a 13-year effort to map the complex DNA sequences that are the building blocks of our bodies and biological systems, was a landmark in genetic understanding. Critical as it was, the project only described the sequences, not the way DNA behaves and interacts with other elements to develop organisms.
July 18, 2016
Dr. Grayson’s new approach to craniofacial bone surgery combines using 3-D printing, cell signaling techniques, and a patient’s own stem cells to engineer a living, anatomically precise facial bone.
March 21, 2016
Dr. Green’s research has led to improvements in prolonged, time-delayed release of drugs and other therapeutic agents — showing promising results related to macular degeneration and cancers of the skin, liver, and brain
February 5, 2016
As a role model and mentor, Tilak Ratnanather contends those best positioned to do research to help the deaf are the deaf themselves. He has made it his mission to bring more deaf and hard-of-hearing students into STEM fields.
December 17, 2015
Bloomberg Professor Andrew Feinberg’s pioneering study of epigenetics in normal development and disease have produced significant insights not possible with the study of only DNA sequence. These findings are expected to lead to improved cancer treatments.
September 30, 2015
Taekjip “TJ” Ha is a world leader in single-molecule biology and intracellular imaging. His research area is expected to drive many breakthroughs in the coming decades