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October 15, 2009
Carol Greider Shares 2009 Nobel Prize
Carol Greider was a 25-year-old graduate student studying fragments of a pond creature when she established herself as one of the world’s pioneering researchers.
Her interest was basic: How do chromosomes – the strands of DNA that contain genes – maintain themselves? Her focus was keen: She concentrated on the tiny caps on chromosome ends, important tip-structures known as telomeres. Full story
White House Video Features Johns Hopkins
School of Medicine Vice Dean Chi Dang and cancer researchers discuss how $5 billion in Recovery Act funding fuels biomedical research and creates jobs. Watch video
Voyage to Better Health
For the 15th straight year, A Woman’s Journey will unite hundreds of women in pursuit of medical knowledge and a healthier lifestyle.
Annette Houston is a blueberry aficionado—not so much because she enjoys the taste but because of something she learned two years ago at A Woman’s Journey, the Hopkins-sponsored conference focused on women’s health. Full story
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