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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.
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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...
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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.
ENTERTAINMENT
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)
BUSINESS
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.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 13, 2010
Philip G. Koga, a molecular biologist and biodefense expert who worked at Edgewood Arsenal, died May 5 of pancreatic cancer at his Churchville home. He was 59. Dr. Koga was born and raised in Fresno, Calif. After graduating in 1968 from McLane High School, he earned a bachelor's degree from the University of California at Los Angeles. He later earned his Ph.D. in molecular biology from the University of California at Berkeley. He then spent four years in the microbiology department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as a National Institutes of Health fellow.
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By Kelly Brewington and Kelly Brewington,kelly.brewington@baltsun.com | October 6, 2009
Carol W. Greider, who on Monday became the 33rd person associated with the Johns Hopkins University to win the Nobel Prize, is a triathlete, a mother of two and a methodical and modest genetic researcher who colleagues say shuns publicity in favor of pursuing her passion: fundamental, curiosity-driven science. Greider's breakthrough that won the ultimate scientific honor dates back two decades. During that time she has been catapulted to the top of her field - showered with grants, accolades and coveted prizes.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | March 18, 1997
A 31-year-old woman lay near death from cervical cancer when a Johns Hopkins research doctor made a stunning observation about a pea-sized tumor biopsy section surgically removed from her body. It was a discovery that would make her immortal.It was the early fall of 1951, and for the first time in scientific practice, human cells were living outside the body in a glass tube. The cells of this Turners Station mother of five could be tested, treated and studied, opening up whole avenues of biological research.
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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.
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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.
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