News by Year - 2022

CIDI Baltimore Launch Event

Post Date: 
2022-09-14
Group photo of CIDI staff
Did you miss CIDI’s Baltimore launch event? You can view the recorded proceedings!

Johns Hopkins Medicine-Led Consortium to Receive Up to $200 Million to Fight TB Globally

Post Date: 
2022-08-04
Chaisson headshot; USAID Awards Johns Hopkins Medicine, Partners, Up to $200 Million for Global TB R
To address the global burden of TB, an international collaboration led by Johns Hopkins Medicine has today been awarded up to $200 million in research funding over five years by USAID for the SMART4TB project.

The Virus Hunters Trying to Prevent the Next Pandemic

Post Date: 
2022-08-04
Source: 
Time
Sunil Solomon
Sunil Solomon: “Each of us brings a different skill set... The coalition is focused on translating what all of us find for clinical relevance to make sure that whatever we are doing is tailored toward improving the public’s health.”

Monkeypox: ‘No plans yet to get vaccine,’ says health ministry

Post Date: 
2022-07-26
Source: 
The Hindustan Times
Amita Gupta headshot
Dr. Amita Gupta spoke to the Hindustan Times about the monkeypox outbreak. “Currently mass vaccination is not required. Instead, priority is recommended for contacts of cases..."

The paradox of antimicrobial resistance in India

Post Date: 
2022-06-15
Source: 
Fogarty International Center
Dr. Matt Robinson
Fogarty International Center: Dr. Matt Robinson: "So sometimes you provide treatment for the worst possible scenario,” like prescribing antibiotics before identifying the cause of illness.

COVID virus can evolve in animals, spawn variants that can jump back to humans: Scientists

Post Date: 
2022-04-28
Source: 
Business Today
decorative: covid virus
Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed that at least four people in Michigan, US, were infected with a version of the coronavirus observed mostly in minks during the first year of the pandemic.

Gauri Dhumal featured in Scholar Spotlight

Post Date: 
2022-04-28
Source: 
Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Global Health
Gauri Dhumal headshot
PDF: Dr. Gauri Dhumal was interviewed for the Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Global Health's Female Global Scholars newsletter. It is part of the Women In Global Health Research Initiative.

CAB Spotlight - Vijaya Jori

Post Date: 
2022-04-01
Source: 
ACTG Newsletter
Vijaya Jori
Community Advisory Boards are key members of research programs. The ACTG Newsletter features Vijaya Jori of the JHU-BJGMC CAB!

Alcohol reduction study in TB and HIV persons to commence in April in Pune

Post Date: 
2022-03-28
Source: 
The Indian Express
Nishi Suryavanshi
Dr. Nishi Suryavanshi: "We have contextualized the intervention to Indian settings and termed it as `HATHI’ intervention."

The Latest On Russia-Ukraine War and COVID Boosters

Post Date: 
2022-03-09
Source: 
Leslie Marshall Show
Leslie Marshall Show. Guest: Dr. Robert Bollinger
Leslie is joined by Dr. Bob Bollinger, and the two analyze new information on COVID-19 booster shots, and the latest news on the pandemic.

2 New COVID-19 Vaccines Nearing Approval: How They’re Different

Post Date: 
2022-03-03
Source: 
Healthline
building photo
The new vaccines may chip away at the number of Americans who have refused to be vaccinated up to this point, but their biggest value is likely to be global.

Bringing Precision Medicine into COVID-19 ICUs

Post Date: 
2022-02-22
Source: 
inHealth Precision Medicine Society at Johns Hopkins
Dr. Matt Robinson
Zeger and Robinson’s group developed and validated SCARP using data from electronic health records of COVID-19 patients in five Hopkins-associated hospitals.

Amita Gupta Named Director of Johns Hopkins Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases

Post Date: 
2022-02-04
Source: 
hopkinsmedicine.org
Dr. Amita Gupta
Congratulations on this amazing achievement! Dr.. Amita Gupta will be our next director of the Division of Infectious Diseases effective immediately.

Health Care Trends Expected in 2022

Post Date: 
2022-01-28
Source: 
Psychiatric Times
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Bollinger: "It is important to remember that any population health effort to address SDOH must also take into account racial discrimination—in society in general as well as in health care."

Gupta Named Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Post Date: 
2022-01-24
Dr. Amita Gupta
Congratulation on this amazing achievement! Dr.. Amita Gupta will be our next director of the Division of Infectious Diseases effective immediately.

Dr. Nishi Suryavanshi Receives Award from ACTG Network

Post Date: 
2022-01-07
Source: 
ACTG Network
Nishi-Suryavanshi
The ACTG congratulates the 2021 Tuberculosis Transformative Science Group Special Contributions Award recipients: Nishi Suryavanshi, PhD...

Fact check: False claim that pumpkin seeds can treat worms and parasites in the body

Post Date: 
2022-01-04
Source: 
USATODAY
Dr. Amita Gupta: "There is no human clinical trial that has shown that pumpkin seeds are an effective treatment for parasites or worms."