John Hopkins University School of Medicine was established as a private medical school in 1893. John Hopkins University School of Medicine set the standard for a well equipped research lab, professional setting for physician training and patient care. Its reputation has continued and is credited with many scientific medical research breakthroughs. John Hopkins University School of Medicine is affiliated with various hospitals in the Baltimore, Maryland area and in recent years expanded their expertise to serve Singapore. The John Hopkins University School of Medicine has approximately 2,000 medical students and PhD students. Numerous Nobel Laureates have been affiliated with John Hopkins. Media inquiries are welcome.

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How DNA is read and copied

Two scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have unraveled aspects of how DNA organizes and preserves genetic information. Newly published research by Cynthia Wolberger, Ph.D., and James Berger, Ph.D., ...

Key acid-activated protein channel identified

Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered a long-sought protein, the proton-activated chloride channel (PAC), that is activated in acidic environments and could protect against the tissue-damaging effects of stroke, heart ...

Turning silenced cancer genes back into fighters

Working with human colon cancer cells and mice, researchers led by experts at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have successfully blocked the activity of portions of a protein known as UHRF1 and restored the ...

Enzyme warps space to break the cell's speed limit

Johns Hopkins researchers have found that rhomboid enzymes, which are special proteins that cut other proteins, are able to break the "cellular speed limit" as they move through the cell membrane. Rhomboid enzymes do this ...

Swarming behavior discovered in fish-dwelling parasite

Johns Hopkins researchers have observed a previously unrecognized behavior in a single-celled parasite called Spironucleus vortens, which infects ornamental fish such as angelfish: The protozoans swarm.

New molecular tool identifies sugar-protein attachments

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have developed a new molecular tool they call EXoO, which decodes where on proteins specific sugars are attached—a possible modification due to disease. The study, published in issue ...

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