MLK Jr. Commemoration trumpets historic
Congressman, actress to reflect upon King's dream, Obama's
On the eve of the inauguration of the nation's first
African-American president, Johns Hopkins
will host its 2009 tribute to a civil rights leader who
asked a generation of Americans to believe in a
At time of great economic need, United Way campaign tops
Despite a gloomy economy, employees and students of
the university and Johns Hopkins
Medicine pledged more than $2.1 million to the 2008 United
Way of Central Maryland campaign, topping the overall goal
by nearly $50,000.
New hope for cancer comes straight from the
Digitalis-based drugs like digoxin have been used for
centuries to treat patients with irregular
heart rhythms and heart failure and are still in use today.
In the Dec. 16 issue of the Proceedings of
the National Academy of Sciences, researchers at the
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
now report that this same class of drugs may hold new
promise as a treatment for cancer.