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Making A Better Mask

June 29, 2020

For months, the Whiting School of Engineering’s full-service machine shop has served as Hopkins’ in-house hub for personal protective equipment, cranking out 3D-printed face shields, ear-saver mask clips, and other equipment for the university’s frontline workers. But now, as campuses gradually reopen, the center will be ramping up their efforts to keep the Hopkins community […]

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Researchers return to the lab, but it’s far from business as usual

June 29, 2020

Scientists across the Johns Hopkins enterprise have begun reopening laboratories after a university order in mid-March shut down nearly all research operations to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. As of June 15, laboratories were permitted to reopen with approved plans that reduce capacity and improve cleaning protocols. But as research resumes in a phased approach, these […]

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Heart

Johns Hopkins researchers to use machine learning to identify heart damage in COVID-19 patients

May 22, 2020

Johns Hopkins researchers recently received a $195,000 Rapid Response Research grant from the National Science Foundation to, using machine learning, identify which COVID-19 patients are at risk of adverse cardiac events such as heart failure, sustained abnormal heartbeats, heart attacks, cardiogenic shock and death. Increasing evidence of COVID-19’s negative impacts on the cardiovascular system highlights […]

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