I wasn’t planning to travel to Palm Beach for the annual Dean’s Symposium. But my colleague Steven Rum, vice president for development and alumni relations for the Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine, urged me to go, and I’m glad I listened. The topic was Preventing and Conquering Cognitive Decline. I was inspired as always to […]
The Reproducibility Crisis: How Can We Help Ensure the Future of Reliable Research?
Medical scientists strive constantly to make breakthroughs that will improve human health. But what happens when researchers at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere produce promising results once and are unable to achieve those same results again in experiments? After all, replication of conditions is a cornerstone of all scientific research. According to Stuart Ray, vice chair […]
Announcing: Discoveries for a Better Tomorrow
Despite recent promising legislation that will provide $1.75 billion in additional annual funding to NIH, we still have to do all that we can to advocate for researchers in our country and to help improve the health of our communities and the world. The new Johns Hopkins Web-based video series Discoveries for a Better Tomorrow […]