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The Washington Post
March 10, 2009
Science vs. Ethics
Johns Hopkins angle: Ruth R. Faden, director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, comments on President Obama's removal of restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.

The Washington Post
March 10, 2009
U.S. Stem Cell Funds Freed; Md. Debates Its Own
Johns Hopkins angle: Article quotes Valina Dawson, professor of neurology, neuroscience and physiology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Baltimore Sun

March 10, 2009
A promise kept
Johns Hopkins angle: Editorial supporting President Obama's decision on embryonic stem cell funding mentions work done at JHU.

Washington Examiner
March 10, 2009
Local researchers hope to reap rewards from stem cell shift
Johns Hopkins angle: Sen. Benjamin Cardin notes that Johns Hopkins is likely to benefit from President Barack Obama’s executive order lifting the ban on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.

Associated Press

March 10, 2009
Experts dispute Lyme disease-violence claim
Johns Hopkins angle: Paul Auwaerter, an infectious disease specialist at SoM is quoted.

News 24
(South Africa)
March 10, 2009
Bacteria kills 800 000 kids/year
Johns Hopkins angle: Orin Levine of SoPH is quoted.

Voice of America

March 10, 2009
UN Official Says More Rwandan Hutus Returning Home From DRC
Johns Hopkins angle: The story gives the highlights of a lecture at SAIS by Bruno Donat, the head of the United Nations' disarmament demobilization and repatriation efforts in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Business Standard
March 10, 2009
AIG's US failure would cripple world's banks
Johns Hopkins angle: The article includes comments about AIG's future from Phillip Phan, a management professor at JHU's Carey Business School.

Independent Online
(South Africa)
March 10, 2009
Pneumococcal diseases kill thousands - study
Johns Hopkins angle: Orin Levine, an associate professor in the SoPH, is quoted regarding the number of children who die or become disabled by pneumococcal diseases every year.

Fresh News
March 10, 2009
Scientists identify critical switch in eye development
Johns Hopkins angle: The article quotes one of the SoM researchers involved in this study: Seth Blackshaw, an assistant professor in the Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience.

Health Affairs
March/April 2009 Issue
Buying Lunch...And What Else?
Johns Hopkins angle: This essay about free samples, food and others gifts from drug companies, was written by Melinda Morton, an emergency medicine resident in the SoM and a former Sommer Scholar at the SoPH.

Washington Business Journal

March 9, 2009
Neuralstem stock jumps after test result
Johns Hopkins angle: The article refers to a Johns Hopkins research study.

Philadelphia Bulletin

March 9, 2009
Critics Say Sex Ed Ineffective In Myriad Of Ways
Johns Hopkins angle: The article refers to the press treatment of a SoPH study of teenagers who pledged to remain virgins until wedlock.

MedPage Today

March 9, 2009
Red Wine or White? No Difference for Breast Cancer Risk
Johns Hopkins angle: In a report on a Seattle study about possible links between wine consumption and breast cancer, Elizabeth A. Platz, an associate professor in the SoPH, provides comments.

Business Week Online
March 9, 2009
China as an Innovator, Not Just an Imitator
Johns Hopkins angle: The article mentions Shiyi Chen, a WSE professor of mechanical engineering who is serving as dean at Peking University's College of Engineering.

Trade Arabia (Bahrain)
March 10, 2009
Clemenceau celebrates JCI accreditation
Johns Hopkins angle: Article states that Clemenceau Medical Center, based in Beirut, hosted a reception and a medical symposium, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine International.

The Capital (Annapolis)
March 10, 2009
Severn School announces new head for Upper School
Johns Hopkins angle: The story is about Beatrice Fuller, who holds a master's degree from Johns Hopkins University.

Broadway World
March 10, 2009
12th Celebration Of The Arts Held In Howard County 4/25
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions that performer Curtis Bannister is a candidate for the Graduate Performance Diploma in Opera at Peabody.

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

March 10, 2009
Gulf Coast Symphony to present a Classical Access Concert: American Icons
Johns Hopkins angle: Christopher Theofanidis is on the Peabody faculty.

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