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Welcome to the Web edition of Hopkins Medical News. 

Published three times a year for alumni, faculty, parents and friends of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, HMN brings readers face to face with people, issues and events that shape one of the worlds leading health care institutions. We probe into the operating rooms, venture behind the lab bench, poke into the lives of students and distinguished faculty. The feature articles on the web version of the magazine will be updated frequently, so keep checking in with us. 

To Hell and Back with MY Cousin Michael

Michael hung up the phone and sat in a stunned silence. A single cancer cell had gone haywire and infiltrated his bone marrow. Now, his marrow wasn't producing enough red blood cells. "Without new red blood cells, you die," he said.

By Bill Glovin

Fall 1999 Cover Story: To Hell and Back with MY Cousin Michael

My Dear Papa & Mama...

Letters home from a member of the class of 1906 fashion quaint images of life at the 13-year-old medical school in Baltimore at the beginning of the last century.


The Jock Healers

Along with the concept of the “athlete as thoroughbred” has come the expectation that athletes’ bodies will behave like finely tuned machines.

By Mat Edelson

Feature: The Jock Healers

The latest clinical advances and medical news.

What's happening under the Dome.
Sparrow's Point

Ruminations on life as a pediatric resident.
Melissa Sparrow