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October 3, 2012
The BWI Business Partnership's Signature Breakfast will be held Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 7:45 to 9:15 a.m., at the Westin BWI Airport Hotel, 1110 Old Elkridge Landing Road, in Linthicum Heights. Featured speaker at the breakfast will be E. Albert Reece, dean of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, which has close ties to the area's business community. Reece is also the vice president for medical affairs at the university and a professor in the departments of obstetrics and gynecology, medicine and biochemistry, and molecular biology.
May 25, 1991
Salisbury State UniversityTime: 10 a.m.Date: todayGraduates: 770Speaker: Judge Shirley Brannock Jones, retired, U.S. Court of Appeals, 4thDistrictCollege of Notre Dameof MarylandTime: 10:30 a.m.Date: todayGraduates: 365Speaker: Margaret M. Heckler, former secretary of health and human servicesUniversity of Baltimore Schoolof LawTime: 2 p.m.Date: tomorrowGraduates: 281Speaker: J. Joseph Curran Jr., attorney general for MarylandTowson State UniversityTime: 1...
July 4, 1996
David McCampbell,86, the Navy's all-time leading ace with 34 aerial victories during World War II, died Sunday in Riviera Beach, Fla.In 1944, his squadron saw almost six months of continuous combat and participated in two major air-sea battles. On one mission, he shot down nine planes. "I just kept on shooting," he said.He was awarded the Navy Cross, the Silver Star and the Distinguished Flying Cross. President Franklin D. Roosevelt presented him with the Medal of Honor.Mr. McCampbell's 34 victories made him the nation's fourth-leading ace of all time.
By Tim Smith | December 5, 2002
The silvery voice of soprano Hyunah Yu has been heard often in the Baltimore area. The Korean-born Peabody grad made her Baltimore Symphony Orchestra debut back in 1996 and has since appeared with other ensembles, invariably to memorable effect. On Sunday, she will give a recital for the Shriver Hall Concert Series that promises an exceptional range of repertoire and music-making. Her program has clearly been thought through meticulously to achieve an intriguing mix of composers, poets, styles, moods (perhaps Yu's pre-Peabody degree in molecular biology helped give her this flair for organizing musical material)
By a Sun Staff Writer | May 2, 1995
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a Massachusetts company have created a joint biotechnology business to develop products helpful in repairing the nervous system, cartilage, tendons and ligaments.MetaMorphix Inc., the new company, will collaborate with scientists at Johns Hopkins and at Genetics Institute Inc. of Cambridge, Mass., a biopharmaceutical company, Hopkins and company officials announced yesterday.With $3.6 million in seed capital from Genetics Institute, Baltimore-based MetaMorphix will try to discover, develop and commercialize genetically related molecules involved in regulating cell growth and differentiation.
By MARY BETH REGAN | January 6, 2006
Younger Next Year for Women By Chris Crowley and Dr. Henry S. Lodge Workman Publishing / $24.95 This book starts by asking a provocative question: Next year, will you be younger? Sure, you'll be older chronologically. But, physically, will you be younger? It's possible, say authors Chris Crowley and Dr. Henry S. Lodge. Following their successful Younger Next Year for men, Crowley and Lodge have written a similar volume targeting women, covering topics specific to female aging, including menopause and osteoporosis.
By Chicago Tribune | April 23, 1992
CHICAGO -- University of Chicago researchers say they have discovered a gene responsible for non-insulin-dependent diabetes, the most common form of the dangerous metabolic disorder that afflicts 11 million Americans.The gene, which makes an enzyme involved in the regulation of the hormone insulin, is the first direct evidence of a cause of one of humankind's most ancient and devastating ailments."We think it's a smoking gun," said the team's leader, Dr. Graeme Bell, professor of biochemistry, molecular biology and medicine at the university's Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
September 15, 2008
* Two Johns Hopkins University professors, Dr. Jeremy Nathans, professor of molecular biology and genetics and ophthalmology, and Dr. King-Wai Yau, professor of neuroscience and ophthalmology, have been awarded the $1.45 million 2008 Antonio Champalimaud Vision Award. The award, presented last week by the Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon, Portugal, recognizes the researchers for their "ground-breaking discoveries in the laboratory that enhance our knowledge and understanding of vision."
June 4, 1995
Joshua BlinderSchool: Hammond High SchoolHometown: ColumbiaAge: 17Joshua, who likes to be known as Josh, is a graduate of Hammond High School and has a 3.83 cumulative grade-point average. He was 11th in his class of 220 and graduated on June 2. He was a tutor for the National Honor Society and a member for three years.Josh has participated in several drama presentations. He was Mr. Stanley in "The Man Who Came to Dinner," worked as a shift member running the backstage crew for "The Pajama Game," and crewed for several other productions.
By Frank D. Roylance and Frank D. Roylance,Sun Staff Writer | March 5, 1995
A pioneer in the genetic engineering of fish has been hired away from the Center of Marine Biotechnology in Baltimore to run a new biotechnology center at the University of Connecticut.Dr. Thomas T. Chen, 52, will leave July 1, according to Dr. Madilyn Fletcher, director and professor at COMB, which is part of the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute."We will be sorry to see him go because he's a real strong researcher," Dr. Fletcher said. "But he will remain an adjunct professor and continue to do collaborative research" with the institute.
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