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Philadelphia Inquirer
April 10, 2009
Worldview: A new kind of leadership
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece quotes Michael Mandelbaum, a professor of American foreign policy at SAIS.
April 9, 2009
Do-it-yourself DNA testing: Helpful or harmful?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article, originally in Prevention magazine, includes a comment from Gail Javitt, law and public policy director for JHU’s Genetics and Public Policy Center.

Wall Street Journal
April 10, 2009
Harvard-Affiliated Hospitals to Limit Docs’ Industry Ties
Johns Hopkins angle: The Health Blog reports that just a few days after Johns Hopkins announced a stricter conflict-of-interest policy for its doctors, some big-name Massachusetts hospitals are moving in a similar direction.

Bloomberg News
April 10, 2009
Harvard Teaching Hospitals Adopt New Conflict-of-Interest Rules
Johns Hopkins angle: The article mentions that the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine has announced that it will restrict interactions between doctors and industry representatives.

Health Day
April 9, 2009
Birth Control Pills Linked to Lupus Risk
Johns Hopkins angle: The article includes comments from Noel Rose, director of the Autoimmune Disease Research Center at Johns Hopkins and a professor of pathology in the School of Medicine.

Genome Web
April 9, 2009
Q&A: Johns Hopkins' Joshua Mendell on Global Activation of miRNA Biogenesis
Johns Hopkins angle: This interview is with Joshua Mendell, an assistant professor of genetics in the School of Medicine.

Daily Record
April 10, 2009
Johns Hopkins angle: Announcement of new hires in the Whiting School's Engineering for Professionals program.

Baltimore Jewish Times
April 10, 2009
Curt Civin: Stem Cell Pioneer
Johns Hopkins angle: Civin, formerly of Johns Hopkins, discusses research here and notes that the university is one of the state’s largest employers.

Las Vegas Sun
April 10, 2009
One hand gives Obama an invite, the other a slap
Johns Hopkins angle: The article quotes P.M. Forni, a KSAS professor and co-founder of the Johns Hopkins Civility Project.

Wall Street Journal
April 10, 2009
Biogen Holder Icahn Seeks Vote for Dissident Board Panel
Johns Hopkins angle: David Sidransky, director of the head and neck cancer research division at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is mentioned as one of Carl Icahn's nominees for director in a proxy fight over Biogen Idec Inc.

Scientific American Magazine
April 2009 Issue
News Scan Briefs: Anti-Loudness Protein Could Help Future Rockers
Johns Hopkins angle:  This news item includes a quote from lead researcher Paul Fuchs, an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery professor in the School of Medicine.

Los Angeles Times
April 10, 2009
The eldest Emanuel brother takes the stage
Johns Hopkins angle: The article includes a comment from Gerard Anderson, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Hospital Finance and Management and a professor in the School of Public Health.
April 9, 2009
Pentagon preps for economic warfare
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that the Office of the Secretary of Defense hosted a two-day economic war game event March 17 and 18 at the Warfare Analysis Laboratory, a facility run by JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

The Oklahoman
April 9, 2009
Mind your body, says noted Dr. Ben Carson
Johns Hopkins angle: The article reports on a lecture delivered by Ben Carson, director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. An online video clip is posted.

Hartselle Enquirer (Alabama)
April 9, 2009
Real budget work begins
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece mentions that Johns Hopkins researchers just released a study that found Alabama ranked in the top five states with the greatest increase in graduation rates during 2002 to 2006.

Times Daily (Ala.)
April 10, 2009
Dropout rates fall
Johns Hopkins angle: The story refers to research by the Everyone Graduates Center at CSOS.

Baltimore Sun
April 10, 2009
Reel eye-openers at Hopkins Film Festival
Johns Hopkins angle: Story about the Johns Hopkins Film Festival.

Howard County Times
April 9, 2009
Pop Music: George Colligan keeps his jazz in the key of life
Johns Hopkins angle: George Colligan attended Peabody.

Wichita Business Journal (Kan.)
April 9, 2009
KU medical school climbs in national rankings
Johns Hopkins angle: Harvard University and Johns Hopkins University are the nation’s top two medical schools, based on total National Institutes of Health Grant Awards.

Washington Post
April 10, 2009
Are You Ready for Some . . . Lacrosse?
Johns Hopkins angle: Story about the Army-Navy and Johns Hopkins-Maryland doubleheader in Baltimore on Saturday.

Baltimore Sun
April 10, 2009
College lacrosse: State men's week ahead
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins (4-4) goes against No. 15 Maryland on Saturday.

Baltimore Sun
April 10, 2009
Sports Digest
Johns Hopkins angle: Report on women's lacrosse says Johns Hopkins (5-8) held Fresno State (0-11) to one shot in a 19-0 victory.

The Capital (Annapolis)
April 9, 2009
College Roundup
Johns Hopkins angle: In baseball, Dickinson College defeated the Blue Jays.

Baltimore Sun
April 10, 2009
Bertha C. Flom obituary
Johns Hopkins angle: Flom earned a bachelor's degree from JHU.

Palm Beach Post
April 9, 2009
Palm Beach retired surgeon, philanthropist Dr. Arthur O'Keeffe dies
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that O’Keeffe, a philanthropist and retired surgeon, was a graduate of Johns Hopkins.

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