Category: Research

Researchers Discover Way to Inhibit Growth of Cancers that Thrive on Fats

Posted on Jan 20, 2021 in Research

Timothy F. Osborne, Ph.D., director of the Institute for Fundamental Biomedical Research, and his colleagues may have found a way to interfere with certain biological pathways to deprive some cancer tumors of the fats upon which they thrive, by repurposing a drug used to prevent blood clots.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s-led Multinational Research Team Completes Landmark Clinical Trial

Posted on Jan 06, 2021 in Research

Opened to its first patient enrollments in 2007, Kids-DOTT is a landmark randomized clinical trial on the duration of anti-clotting medication therapy for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients under 21 years old.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Scientist Makes Key Cancer Discovery

Posted on Dec 18, 2020 in Research

Ranjan Perera, Ph.D., was the senior author on a study that may lead to more effective therapies for medulloblastoma, a common form of pediatric brain cancer.

How Machine Learning Experts and Physicians at Johns Hopkins All Children’s are Working Toward a Healthier Future for All Kids

Posted on Nov 19, 2020 in Research

Experts in machine learning and artificial intelligence are working with physicians in a range of medical specialties on new tools that aim to continuously improve patient outcomes by harnessing the power of data and analytics.

Nagy Lab Discovers ‘Linchpin’ of Macrophage Response

Posted on Oct 30, 2020 in Research

Laszlo Nagy, M.D., Ph.D., and his team set out to discover how the body signals macrophages, which are white blood cells that play a key role in defending against disease.

2020 Research Symposium Virtually Reaches New Heights

Posted on Oct 27, 2020 in Research

The ninth-annual Johns Hopkins All Children’s Research Symposium, held virtually this year, featured the latest findings in child health and disease research led by Johns Hopkins All Children’s and Johns Hopkins University researchers and their collaborators locally, nationally and beyond. 

New Study Seeks to Smoke Out the Real Damage Vaping may be doing to Kids

Posted on Oct 09, 2020 in Research

One in four high school students in the United States reports vaping. Physicians at Johns Hopkins All Children’s recently launched a study to better determine just how toxic vaping is to children.

Confronting the Impact of COVID-19 on Children and Families Using a Research Focus on the Social Determinants of Health

Posted on Aug 27, 2020 in Research

Physician researchers at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and their collaborators have embarked on an innovative research study designed to understand the social, economic and health impact of the COVID-19 on families in the Tampa Bay area.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Expert Appointed to Chair International Pediatric Committee on Clotting and Bleeding Disorders

Posted on Aug 11, 2020 in Research

Neil Goldenberg, M.D., Ph.D., chairs the committee, which is part of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, a professional membership organization of more than 5,000 clinicians, researchers and educators working together to improve the lives of patients in more than 100 countries.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Launches Study of Anti-clotting Medications’ Impact on COVID-19 Patients

Posted on Jun 10, 2020 in Research

As patients around the world with severe COVID-19 illness are presenting with higher rates of vascular blood clots, researchers at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital have launched a national clinical trial to study the use of anti-clotting medications to treat children with the coronavirus and related diseases.

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