Maryland honors its Nobel laureate
In a whirlwind visit, Peter Agre is recognized by Governor,
The kudos keep coming for Johns Hopkins' latest Nobel
Prize winner, Peter Agre, who on March 5 received
recognition for his scientific achievement from the state
of Maryland in the form of a Governor's Citation, a Senate
Resolution and a House Resolution.
School of Public Health challenges its own to improve
quality of life
Good health often starts with healthy behaviors. In
December, Alfred Sommer, dean of the Johns Hopkins
Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Behavior and
Health Planning Committee challenged faculty, staff and
students to come up with the most practical ways to change
the behavior of the school community. The winners of the
Behavior and Health Challenge were announced last week.
New imaging technique developed at JHMI to identify breast
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have for the first time
used a chemical marker detected by proton magnetic
resonance spectroscopic imaging, or MRSI, to successfully
diagnose breast cancer. The diagnostic technique produces
pictures of choline within breast tumors.