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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.

In the Theater of the Human Brain

Gathered in a luminous basement, MRI specialists now view a stroke under way. In the process, they're redefining treatment.

By Marjorie Centofanti  

Doctor viewing MRI screen image
An English Doctor at Hopkins: 1953

The story of a 29-year-old medical school graduate, who left behind his new wife and his country to study at Hopkins.

By Richard Morton

Intern Morton,	1953
Moving and Shaking in Research Land

"I have tons of energy and lots of red-headed enthusiasm," says Bart Chernow, who's now leading one of the most distinguished academic research programs in the world.

By Elaine F. Weiss

Chernow, on the go
This Old House

A long-awaited overhaul is bringing Hopkins' internationally famous basic science labs into the modern age.

By Kate Ledger

Bill Agnew in basic science lab under construction.
Babies on the brink

Despite decades of discussion about abortion, we're still missing the most important issues about the beginning of human life.

By Marilee Allen

No One Goes it Alone These Days

Thoughts about alliances with other organizations

By Dean/CEO Edward D. Miller

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On Campus
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Medical Rounds
Freezing Kidney Tumors... Treatment for Testicular Cancer... Patellas Get in Line... Test for Prostate Cancer... Laser Staves off Blindness... Eyes Out of Orbit... Gene Therapies... Tool for Racing Hearts

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