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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 Receives Award for Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance and Infection Control Partnership in India

Post Date: 
2021-12-14
Johns Hopkins Receives Award for Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance and Infection Control Partner
In a press release issued Tuesday, December 7, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the launch of two global networks to address the rise of antimicrobial resistance and other healthcare threats.

Researchers Identify Biomarker that Heralds Poor Outcomes in TB Patients

Post Date: 
2021-11-09
Dr. Akshay Gupte and colleagues discovered that elevated IL-6 can predict poor treatment outcomes, showcasing a need for including IL-6 in clinical screenings.

Mentorship Award!

Post Date: 
2021-11-02
Gauri Dhumal and Neetal Nevrekar Receive PEER Grant Award
Gauri Dhumal and Neetal Nevrekar received the award from USAID’s Women in Science Mentoring Program for separate pilot projects that study better tuberculosis treatment methods. Nishi Suryavanshi is their mentor.

CURE ID Moves to Automated Data Collection in Light of COVID Pandemic

Post Date: 
2021-07-13
Dr. Matt Robinson
Drs. Matt Robinson is leading JHU efforts in this FDA program, and Robert Bollinger and Jane McKenzie-White helped launch it before COVID.

Innovation During Times of Change  |  2020 Annual Report

Post Date: 
2021-03-30
2020 Annual Report
2020 was a year like no other. Learn what CCGHE discovered in our Annual Report.

Research Update: TB Trials Conducted by JHU-India Team Will Shorten Drug-Susceptible TB Treatment for Children and Adults

Post Date: 
2020-12-07
Research Updated
Reporting from the virtual 51st Union Conference on Lung Health, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced promising findings from 2 TB trials

Super-spreading Events: Lessons from India on Containment of COVID-19, Co-Hosted by Johns Hopkins India Institute

Post Date: 
2020-11-09
Super-spreading Events
Join Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo for a conversation with Drs. Brian Wahl and Sanjay Mehendale on what we can learn from India about pandemic safety. Register now!

India's National Digital Health Mission and the Patient Data Revolution, Co-Hosted by the Johns Hopkins India Institute

Post Date: 
2020-10-07
Livestream
For decades, global health systems have been transitioning from paper to electronic health records to improve patient data accessibility, particularly to facilitate epidemiological study and preventive care.

NIH Awards Johns Hopkins Baltimore-Washington-India Trials Group $460,679 in Supplemental COVID-19 Funding

Post Date: 
2020-06-30
The supplement is leveraging existing HIV research infrastructure and personnel for DAIDS-sponsored COVID research

Pandemic Planning in Pune: Distributing Study Medication during COVID-19

Post Date: 
2020-04-23
Dr. Sandesh Patil
Dr. Sandesh Patil reports how the team in India ensured study participants received medication during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CCGHE at CROI 2020

Post Date: 
2020-03-04
CROI 2020
CCGHE is part of 17 presentations at this year's Conference of Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections! Check out where we will be!

CCGHE Joins the Alliance of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Post Date: 
2020-01-13
Dr. Robert Bollinger
“AAIH’s mission dovetails very well with our own work at Hopkins,” CCGHE Director Dr. Robert Bollinger noted.

CCGHE at the 2019 Union TB Conference

Post Date: 
2019-10-21
2019 Union World Conference on Lung Health
CCGHE researchers and faculty will be in Hyderbad for the Union Conference--check out our agenda!

Tuberculosis Prevention Therapy in HIV+ Pregnant Women versus Waiting until After Delivery: A Delicate Risk-Benefit Conversation

Post Date: 
2019-10-14
CCGH Globe
Study findings suggest that waiting until after delivery to start preventive therapy is associated with fewer adverse events

Integrated Mobile Health Applications Show Promise for Quicker Care of Drug-Resistant TB in South Africa

Post Date: 
2019-10-11
Jane McKenzie-White
Researchers at Johns Hopkins and other institutions developed and tested a suite of mobile health applications that shows great promise for patient care and public health.

Amita Gupta Named to NIAID Council

Post Date: 
2019-09-06
Amita Gupta
CCGHE Deptuy Director Amita Gupta was recently appointed for a 4-year term to the NIAID Advisory Council at the National Institutes of Health

BJGMC Team Convenes PHOENIx Pre-study Event for Maharashtra Government TB Program Officials

Post Date: 
2019-08-19
Meeting participants, Group Photo
Collaboration and coordination with local government TB program officials are critical for ensuring transparency and a shared understanding of the study’s purpose, methods, consent process, logistics, and potential implications for India’s national TB control efforts.

FDA OKs 'Game Changer' Pretomanid for Highly Resistant TB

Post Date: 
2019-08-14
Amita Gupta
Medscape: Dr. Amita Gupta weighs in on the FDA approval of a new drug for XDR-TB

2018 Year in Review

Post Date: 
2019-06-30
2018 Year in Review
Our newly released 2018 Annual Report features ongoing and new work underway last year. And boy, what a year it was!

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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
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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
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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."

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."

COVID-19 still found a way into a fully vaccinated crowd. Will Omicron make 'breakthrough infections' worse?

Post Date: 
2021-12-08
Source: 
ABC.NET
COVID-19
"Chase Hughes (right) caught COVID-19 at his high school reunion, but former classmate Diana Blackburn Mahoney did not."

COVID Omicron Variant: What You Need to Know

Post Date: 
2021-12-06
Source: 
hopkinsmedicine.org
Dr. Robert C. Bollinger
Dr. Bollinger: “My own expectation is that being fully vaccinated, including boosters, will still provide a reduced risk of hospitalization and death."

Here's why you shouldn't be panicking about the new COVID variant, Omicron.

Post Date: 
2021-12-01
Source: 
Mamamia
“All RNA viruses mutate over time, some more than others...flu viruses change often, which is why doctors recommend that you get..."

States with High Vaccination Rates Can Still Experience COVID-19 Surges — Here’s Why

Post Date: 
2021-12-01
Source: 
Healthline
High Vaccination Rates
Dr. Robert Bollinger: “We went through the same cycle last year with different parts of the country… going up at different times,"

Dashboards and trackers: Covid-19 pandemic made data new normal

Post Date: 
2021-11-30
Source: 
Business Standard
Lack of reliable numbers to accurately portray the Covid19 pandemic may result in the dangerous equation ‘’no data is equal to no problem.’

Covid-19 pandemic and the unprecedented rise of data

Post Date: 
2021-11-29
Source: 
Business Standard
Dr. Amita Gupta
Enormous amounts of data have been generated and analysed during the Covid-19 pandemic around the world. India has been there, too, and how.

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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.

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.

CDC Launches Two Global Networks, Awards $22 Million to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance and Infectious Diseases

Post Date: 
2021-12-07
Dr. Matt Robinson
Dr. Matt Robinson’s collaboration with Indian partners on this CDC-funded effort builds on years of work on antimicrobial resistance.

Research Story Tip: Grants, Management Roles Keep Johns Hopkins A Leader In Hiv/Aids Clinical Trial Research

Post Date: 
2020-12-08
Research Story Tip
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine learned that they now have an enhanced opportunity to help move the world toward a day when that observance is rendered obsolete.

Johns Hopkins Researchers Publish COVID-19 ‘Prediction Model’

Post Date: 
2020-09-23
Johns Hopkins News New COVID study findings published in The Annals of Internal Medicine are highlighted

Research Story Tip: International Johns Hopkins Study Says Broad Measures Needed to Prevent TB Spread in India

Post Date: 
2020-08-06
Dr. Mandar Paradkar
Johns Hopkins News Release: News release highlights study findings published in PLOS One by Dr. Mandar Paradkar and colleagues.

Study Shows Mobile Health, Video Technology, Influence Behavior of Affected Populations

Post Date: 
2020-07-09
Dr. Nishi Suryavanshi
Johns Hopkins News Release: Dr. Suryavanshi discusses her study on mobile health and technology training for improving care among HIV+ pregnant and post-partum women and their babies

In Women with HIV, TB Preventive Therapy Poses Greater Risk in Pregnancy than Postpartum

Post Date: 
2019-10-02
NIH Press Release: NIH announces NEJM published findings from the TB APPRISE trial, led by Dr. Amita Gupta

NIH Launches Large TB Prevention Trial for People Exposed to Multidrug-Resistant TB

Post Date: 
2019-06-25
Tuberculosis bacteria
NIH Press Release : NIH announces a large international clinical trial to prevent multidrug-resistant TB in children, adolescents, and adults who live with someone who has MDR-TB. CCGHE's Dr. Amita Gupta is a protocol chair.

National Institutes of Health Awards emocha Mobile Health $1 Million for Multi-State Study

Post Date: 
2018-08-29
emocha-logo
Bob Bollinger: "It is critical for patients to take tuberculosis medication as prescribed, and research supports new adherence strategies. . . "

One-Month Tuberculosis Prophylaxis as Effective as Nine-Month Regimen for People Living with HIV

Post Date: 
2018-03-05
The Indo-JHU Clinical Research Partnership participated in this important study that could change TB prevention for people living with HIV.

Tip Sheet: Johns Hopkins Researchers Present at Annual CROI Meeting

Post Date: 
2018-03-01
Newswise — Amita Gupta, M.D., deputy director of the Johns Hopkins University Center for Clinical Global Health Education at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will present a multicounty study of preventive treatment for tuberculosis (TB) in HIV-infected pregnant and postpartum women—...

emocha Named to 2018 Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Health by Fast Company

Post Date: 
2018-02-20
The Most Innovative Companies list recognizes pioneering companies across 36 categories, from health to artificial intelligence to wellness.

Mobile Health and Wellness Clinic Debuts in Pune for Clinical Research and Community-Based Care

Post Date: 
2016-07-25
The Maryland-based health care informatics company CTIS and its founders, Raj and Bharti Shah, have collaborated with the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education and Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College to equip and dispatch a custom-designed mobile health care services...

Proactively treating HIV patients at risk for tuberculosis with multidrug TB therapy doesn’t save more lives

Post Date: 
2016-03-17
In what investigators say is a surprise finding, results of a new study appear to strongly affirm the effectiveness of prescribing the anti-tuberculosis drug isoniazid alone — in place of the standard four-drug regimen — to prevent TB and reduce death in people with advanced HIV/AIDS...