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April 2, 2009
Super Strong Kids May Hold Genetic Secrets
Johns Hopkins angle: The article mentions that Johns Hopkins researchers in 1997 discovered a gene and a protein called myostatin linked to regulation of muscle growth. The article includes comments from Se-Jin Lee, professor of molecular biology and genetics in the School of Medicine.

Chicago Tribune
April 2, 2009
Leon Fleisher's passion for piano not diminished by neurological condition
Johns Hopkins angle: Fleisher has been on the Peabody faculty since 1959.

April 2, 2009
Early Use of AIDS Drugs Cuts Patients’ Risk of Death
Johns Hopkins angle: Richard Moore, an author of the study and professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, is quoted.

People’s Daily Online (China)
April 2, 2009
News Analysis: China-U.S. summit well-timed in fight against economic crisis
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments about U.S.-China relations from David M. Lampton, director of China Studies at SAIS.

Howard County Times
April 2, 2009
As numbers rise, police react to gang threat
Johns Hopkins angle: Doug Ward, director of the Johns Hopkins' Division of Public Safety Leadership, is quoted.

Seeking Alpha
April 2, 2009
Sobering Lessons on Hyperinflation from Zimbabwe
Johns Hopkins angle: Whiting School of Engineering economist Steve H. Hanke comments in the piece.

New York Daily News
April 2, 2009
'Project Runway' is cleared for move to Lifetime from Bravo
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press television column mentions that the ABC News series "Hopkins," which followed doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital, was among the winners of the Peabody Awards announced Wednesday.

Middle East Times (Washington, D.C.)
April 2, 2009
Why the Maghreb Matters: Terrorism Increases 400 Percent
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to a report released March 31 by the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in conjunction with the Conflict Management Program at SAIS.

Baltimore Sun
April 2, 2009
Jonathan Leshnoff's richly layered Violin Concerto on CD
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions a CD featuring current and past Peabody students and faculty.

April 1, 2009
Multiple births increase risk of postpartum depression
Johns Hopkins angle: The article quotes the study’s co-author, Yoonjoung Choi of the School of Public Health.

Marion Chronicle-Tribune
April 2, 2009
Tada tells students to be world changers
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentioned that Ben Carson of the School of Medicine was previously inducted into Indiana Wesleyan University's Society of World Changers.

Greenville Online (NC)
April 2, 2009
Lawyers seek to help their own
Johns Hopkins angle: Story cites 1990 a JHU study of 28 occupations that found lawyers were 3.6 times more likely to suffer from depression.

Philadelphia Business Journal
April 1, 2009
New round of Tedco tech transfer funding awards top $500,000
Johns Hopkins angle: Piece reports that Fyodor Biotechnologies Inc. is working with Johns Hopkins University to develop malaria tests.

Birmingham News (Ala.)
April 2, 2009
Alabama's high-school graduation rate nothing to write home about
Johns Hopkins angle: Research from the Everyone Graduates Center at CSOS is cited.

Florida Today
April 2, 2009
Concerto Competition winners perform
Johns Hopkins angle: The article mentions that young musician Haley Rhodeside, a winner of the Concerto Competition, has been accepted by the Peabody Conservatory. (Ky.)
April 2, 2009
Kidney stones and kids
Johns Hopkins angle: The editorial mentions Johns Hopkins research.

New York Post
April 2, 2009
Johns Hopkins angle: The article states that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Republican National Chairman Michael Steele served together on the university’s Board of Trustees.

New York Daily News
April 2, 2009
Steele Takes A Pass On Bloomberg
Johns Hopkins angle: Article mentions that Michael Steele and Michael Bloomberg have worked together on the university’s Board of Trustees.

Baltimore Sun
April 2, 2009
Sylvan A. Dogoloff (obituary)
Johns Hopkins angle: Dogoloff earned a bachelor's degree from JHU.

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