Committee on Status of Women Issues
Document will be 'road map' for making JHU a leader
in gender equity
The university announced a bold commitment last week
to achieve, by the year 2020, complete gender equity at
Johns Hopkins in terms of the makeup of the faculty and in
senior leadership positions, as well as significant changes
in institutional culture.
Engineers giving robotic surgery tools a sense of
By substituting mechanical instruments for human
fingers, robotic tools give surgeons a new way to perform
medical procedures with great precision in small spaces.
But as the surgeon directs these tools from a computer
console, an important component is lost: the sense of
Prostate cancer: 'Muscle' protein drives development and
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have
for the first time implicated the muscle protein myosin VI
in the development of prostate cancer and its spread.