Issue: 2012 May 21

Maternal gluten antibodies linked to schizophrenia risk in children

May 21, 2012

Babies born to women with sensitivity to gluten appear to be at increased risk for certain psychiatric disorders later in life, according to research by scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore. The team’s findings, published online April 25 ahead of print in the American Journal of Psychiatry, […]

Inaugural Levi Professor of Bioethics and Public Policy installed

May 21, 2012

Jeffrey Kahn, deputy director for policy and administration at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and an authority on research and public health ethics, was installed May 1 as the inaugural Robert Henry Levi and Ryda Hecht Levi Professor of Bioethics and Public Policy. Ronald J. Daniels, president of The Johns Hopkins University, was […]

SPH receives Grand Challenges Explorations grant

May 21, 2012

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is a winner of a grant from Grand Challenges Explorations, a $100 million initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Alain Labrique, director of the Johns Hopkins University Global mHealth Initiative, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project titled “mTikka—Harnessing a Mobile-Cloud […]

Pomp and ceremonies close year

May 21, 2012

  The 2011–12 academic year culminates this week with a flurry of events to celebrate JHU’s new pack of alumni, headlined by the Commencement ceremony for graduates from all divisions and campuses. The universitywide event will take place this year, rain or shine, from 8:40 a.m. to noon on Thursday, May 24, on Homewood Field. […]

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