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Hopkins performs world’s first kidney transplant from HIV-positive donor

Surgeons in Baltimore have performed what's thought to be the world's first kidney transplant from a living donor with HIV, a milestone for patients with the AIDS virus who need a new organ — and one that could free up space on the transplant waiting list for everyone.

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Hopkins buys Newseum building to consolidate DC operations

Johns Hopkins University plans to purchase the Newseum building in Washington to consolidate the university’s operations in the city. Hopkins will purchase the building on Pennsylvania Avenue from the Freedom Forum for $372.5 million, pending regulatory approval. The transaction was ...

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Hopkins: Website error blocked sexual misconduct complaints

Johns Hopkins University says a website error stopped 18 sexual misconduct complaints filed online from reaching its Title IX office since 2016. The Baltimore Sun reports frustration is growing over how the Baltimore, Maryland-based school deals with such complaints. More than 100 ...

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Bloomberg’s $1.8B gift to Hopkins not seen as cure-all for high college costs

Johns Hopkins University plans to utilize Michael R. Bloomberg’s historic $1.8 billion gift to significantly increase the economic diversity of its student body with financial aid packages that would place it among the best in the country. The university plans ...

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Bloomberg gives Hopkins historic $1.8 billion gift for financial aid

Michael R. Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York and a Johns Hopkins University alumnus, gave his alma mater a $1.8 billion gift for student financial aid, the largest-ever contribution to an American university. Bloomberg, who has previously given ...

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