Nurturing the caring doctor
Sound doctor-patient interactions are goal of Osler Center
Medical students can get so consumed by their chosen
field, Sarah Clever says, that they can literally forget
themselves. A student, for example, might lose sight of
what led her to become a doctor in the first place, or fail
to address his own physical and emotional needs.
Anonymous donor pledges $100
An anonymous benefactor has committed $100 million to the
Johns Hopkins: Knowledge for the World campaign,
supporting critical initiatives in medicine, public health
and the humanities.
Treatment of Down syndrome restores nerve
Researchers at Johns Hopkins restored the normal growth of
specific nerve cells in the cerebellum of mouse models of
Down syndrome that were stunted by this genetic condition.
The cerebellum is the rear, lower part of the brain that
controls signals from the muscles to coordinate balance and