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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University October 18, 2004 | Vol. 34 No. 8

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Strengthening Greater Homewood
For 35 years, one group has championed the city's north-central corridor

Salem Reiner, JHU's director of community relations, and William Miller, executive director of Greater Homewood Community Corp., in GHCC's offices.

Following the death of Martin Luther King Jr., Baltimore witnessed one of the worst moments in its history as riots tore at the city's fabric. The city's neighborhoods in the mid- to late 1960s were also undergoing a transformation, caught in the throes of advancing crime rates and a decline in the quality of housing and public schools. It was amid this climate that conversations began on how best to improve community and ensure the future of such neighborhoods as Charles Village, Remington and Hampden.
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Geneticist gets Roadmap grant
A team of researchers from Johns Hopkins has received a five-year $17 million grant under the National Institutes of Health's Roadmap for Medical Research to develop new technologies to comprehensively examine proteins' interactions in systems ranging from yeast to human cells.
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$10 million to JHU for study of breast cancer spread
The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center has won a five-year $10 million government grant that will bring together national breast cancer experts to find new ways to halt metastasis, an elusive process that causes cancer cells to spread throughout the body and is the cause of death in most cancer patients.
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Save the date: Oldies but Goodies Social set for Nov. 19

SAIS celebrates its 60th anniversary

Rare Rembrandt etchings to be displayed at Mattin Center

Hunt for autism genes to be led by Johns Hopkins researchers

Religious administrators in higher education to convene at Homewood

'House Guests' showcases the work of Evergreen's artists-in-residence

Celebrating Petrarch's 700th birthday

Course catalog: 'Cancer, Science and Society'

Special master of the 9/11 Fund to discuss 'What Is Life Worth?'


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