Tag Archives: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Maryland universities improve in U.S. News’ medical school rankings

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The University of Maryland took some big steps forward and Johns Hopkins remained near the top of the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of medical schools. The University of Maryland School of Medicine improved to 31st in the ...

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Md. firm’s brain function technology supported in journal findings

BrainScope Co. Inc's. BrainScope One aims to help clinicians provide a rapid, objective assessment of mild head injury, including concussion. (Business Wire photo)

A technology used in a Maryland firm’s head injury assessment device had findings about it published in a peer-reviewed journal. Findings from a multi-site trial of Bethesda-based BrainScope Co. Inc.’s brain function index in the early diagnosis of brain injury were ...

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Will Md. drug price gouging bill shape national debate?

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The drug Naloxone, often sold under the brand name Narcan, has become a critical tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic. But since the drug’s ability to counter overdoses became popularized in 2014, its price has more than doubled. ...

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Hopkins one of the best in U.S. News rankings of med schools

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Johns Hopkins University placed third in the country for top medical schools for research in U.S. News and World Report’s graduate school rankings released this week. The Baltimore institution was ranked only behind Harvard University and Stanford University. On the same ...

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Doctors in Md., US struggle with medical marijuana knowledge gap

BALTIMORE, MD-Ryan Vandrey, associate professor, Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, seen here in the school's marijuana smoke research rooms. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

With Maryland announcing its first round of cannabis dispensary licenses, patients with certain medical conditions will soon be able to obtain cannabis to treat their chronic pain. But are physicians sufficiently educated to know when to counsel their patients on whether ...

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Md. cannabis company pledges $20M for research

A marijuana plant being grown for propagation thrives under artificial light March 30, 2000, at a home near Vancouver, Canada.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

One of the companies that’s hoping to grow medical marijuana in Maryland has promised $20 million dollars to support cannabis research. That’s assuming, of course, that the company is granted the license it’s applied for — state regulators are expected to approve the ...

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Despite projections, Hopkins not first to perform US penis transplant

In this May 13, 2016 photo provided by Massachusetts General Hospital, Thomas Manning gives a thumbs up after being asked how he was feeling following the first penis transplant in the United States, in Boston. The organ was transplanted from a deceased donor. (Sam Riley/Mass General Hospital via AP)

BOSTON — A cancer patient received the first penis transplant in the United States and is recovering well from the delicate surgery, doctors said Monday. Thomas Manning of Halifax, Massachusetts, received the transplanted penis in a 15-hour procedure last week, ...

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Former Hopkins med school employee files $350K discrimination suit

A former Johns Hopkins School of Medicine employee who suffers from Crohn’s disease has filed a $350,000 lawsuit against the school, alleging she was forced to resign following months of harassment by her supervisor over her medical condition. Brandy Ouimette, ...

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