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Johns Hopkins awards $75K grants to support work of 34 early-career scholars

August 3, 2016

Thirty-four early-career faculty members from across Johns Hopkins University—a diverse group that includes experts in anthropology, cosmology, cardiology, and other fields—have been selected to receive 2016 Catalyst Awards. The honor is accompanied by a $75,000 grant for their research and creative endeavors. The cohort will also participate in mentoring sessions and opportunities organized to connect […]

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Personalized virtual heart can predict the risk of sudden cardiac death

May 10, 2016

When electrical waves in the heart run amok, the results can be deadly. Current treatment for the condition, called arrhythmia, includes implanting a small defibrillator which senses the onset of arrhythmia and jolts the heart back to a normal rhythm. But a thorny question remains: How should doctors decide which patients truly need an invasive, […]

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