News Releases By Year
2021 News Releases
MAY 17, 2021
Large study of plasma proteins and dementia illuminates the biology of dementia and may help lead to treatments.
MAY 3, 2021
This virtual series, which will extend through the coming year, offers an opportunity to explore this topic in depth and to inspire leaders to action.
APRIL 29, 2021
Large study suggests that symptom screening, other measures can eliminate most or all excess risk of developing COVID-19-like symptoms or testing positive for COVID-19.
APRIL 15, 2021
Study aims to determine how a modified DASH diet might affect glucose patterns in adults with type 2 diabetes.
APRIL 15, 2021
This research will provide evidence-based guidance regarding the use and interpretation of continuous glucose monitoring technology in older adults.
MARCH 31, 2021
Study of almost 500,000 elderly in over 15,000 nursing homes finds that risk factors for infection differed greatly from risk factors for hospitalization and death.
MARCH 24, 2021
The new archive will provide free public access to anyone who is interested in investigating the activities that have led to the devastating epidemic, which has now contributed to the deaths of nearly 500,000 people.
MARCH 4, 2021
Javier Cepeda’s research interests include understanding how punitive drug policies can increase the risk of fatal and non-fatal overdose and HIV and hepatitis C virus transmission.
FEBRUARY 23, 2021
New guidelines call for bringing systolic blood pressure levels down to 120 mmHg in CKD patients.
FEBRUARY 15, 2021
This study aims to identify and treat potentially lethal prostate cancer.
FEBRUARY 8, 2021
Study suggests that prediabetes is not a useful marker of diabetes risk in people of more advanced age.
JANUARY 13, 2021
Although cancer affects everyone, Black Americans bear a disproportionate burden of many cancer types and have worse outcomes.
JANUARY 11, 2021
The new funding will expand high-impact research collaborations in order to prevent, treat and manage HIV and AIDS in adults and children.
Past Years News Releases
DECEMBER 21, 2020
The study is believed to be the first published estimate of SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence in Maryland.
OCTOBER 15, 2020
This endowed position is made possible by a gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies.
OCTOBER 14, 2020
Adding measures of kidney disease enhances estimates for cardiovascular risk.
OCTOBER 5, 2020
Findings come from new analysis of large epidemiological dataset.
SEPTEMBER 15, 2020
Successes and setbacks in protecting incarcerated people and those who care for them from COVID-19.
SEPTEMBER 10, 2020
Researchers say that similar studies could be used to predict local trends in infectious outbreaks.
AUGUST 27, 2020
Award recognizes Dr. Gurley's leadership in establishing the Novel Coronavirus Research Compendium as well as leading the online contact tracing training through Coursera.
AUGUST 5, 2020
Two epidemiologists explain this important term and what it means for individuals and communities.
AUGUST 10, 2020
Study suggests the hemoglobin A1c test can identify youth at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes and associated cardiovascular problems.
JULY 31, 2020
Wearing a mask in public now has become part of our daily routine.
JULY 7, 2020
Study suggests the possibility that the trace mineral manganese may protect women from preeclampsia.
JUNE 9, 2020
Analysis of COVID-19 Clinical Trials as of late March finds quantity but less quality.
APRIL 30, 2020
The app, now available in the Apple App Store and on Google Play, will help reveal important public health trends and potential disease outbreaks.
APRIL 28, 2020
Taiwan has emerged as a success story in the global battle against COVID-19, having had fewer than 500 cases and only six deaths among its roughly 23 million residents, despite its proximity to China.
APRIL 28, 2020
Analysis shows how extensive testing and contact tracing stopped outbreak in south Chinese megacity.
APRIL 10, 2020
In this Q&A, Gypsyamber D'Souza, PhD '07, MPH, MS and David Dowdy, MD, PhD '08, ScM '02, explain that there are two paths to this level of protection - and why the fastest option is not the best one.
MARCH 26, 2020
Since 2000, prevalence rate has nearly tripled, from 0.67 to 1.85 percent.
MARCH 9, 2020
Median time from exposure to symptoms affirms earlier estimates and supports CDC's current 14-day quarantine period.
JANUARY 13, 2020
Measles is dangerous; the vaccine is safe.
August 22, 2018
The Long-Term Financial Toll of Breast Cancer
June 14, 2018
Diagnosing Diabetes from a Single Blood Sample
April 26, 2018
U.S. Autism Rate Edges Up in New CDC Report
February 13, 2018
NIH Funding Fewer Clinical Trials, Study Suggests
October 20, 2017
Risk for Developing HPV-Related Throat Cancer Low
May 17, 2017
Onward! Convocation 2017
March 23, 2017
Most Dengue Infections Transmitted In and Around Home
January 23, 2017
Cervical Cancer Death Rates Higher Among Older and Black Women
September 13, 2016
100 Objects That Shaped Public Health
September 1, 2016
Dengue Vaccine Could Increase or Worsen Dengue in Some Settings
August 23, 2016
In Memoriam: Donald Ainslie Henderson, 1928-2016
April 1, 2016
Honoring the Life and Work of Dr. Leon Gordis
March 31, 2016
U.S. Autism Rate Unchanged in New CDC Report
January 31, 2016
Obesity, Diabetes in Mom Increases Risk of Autism in Child
December 14, 2015
More Attention Needed to Results of Simple Test of Kidney Function
November 25, 2015
New Professorship Honors Desmond Tutu's Commitment to Human Rights
August 25, 2015
Less May Be More in Slowing Cholera Epidemics
August 14, 2015
Hepatitis C Infection May Fuel Heart Risk
July 21, 2015
Poor Diabetes Control Found in Older Americans
June 29, 2015
The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Turns 100
March 12, 2015
Increased Susceptibility to Measles a Side Effect of Ebola Epidemic
March 4, 2015
Two Former Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Deans Recognized for Lasting Impacts in the Field
January 5, 2015
Dean of Bloomberg School of Public Health Appointed to Packard Foundation Board of Trustees
October 27, 2014
A Letter from Dean Klag to Governor Chris Christie
October 20, 2014
Johns Hopkins Researchers Elected to Institute of Medicine
October 15, 2014
Honoring the Life of W.H. Linda Kao
September 11, 2014
A New Way to Look at Diabetes and Heart Risk
September 9, 2014
Nation's Leading Health Advocates Join Clinton Foundation, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Signing Consensus Statement on Prescription Drug Misuse, Abuse and Addiction
May 14, 2014
Experts Confront Rx Abuse Epidemic
April 15, 2014
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Researchers Find Association Between SSRI Use During Pregnancy and Autism and Developmental Delays in Boys
April 15, 2014
Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes Nearly Double Over the Past Two Decades
November 22, 2013
Dean Klag Honored by the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland
September 16, 2013
As Opioid Use Soars, No Evidence of Improved Treatment of Pain
August 19, 2013
Richard Morrow, Pioneer in International Public Health
May 16, 2013
Frederick L. Brancati, MD, MHS, 1959-2013
April 9, 2013
Students Show Off Talents at Spring Tonic
March 4, 2013
Pharmaceutical Advertising Down But Not Out
February 15, 2013
Alfred Sommer Named Dan David Laureate
February 13, 2013
New Genes for Nearsightedness Identified
February 8, 2013
January 8, 2013
Genetic Epidemiologists Receive $2.5M Training Grant