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Johns Hopkins Names First Bloomberg Distinguished Professors

Johns Hopkins University has named two of its Nobel Prize- winning biologists and a prominent Harvard University sociologist as Bloomberg Distinguished Professors, the first members of a new group of scholars created to foster collaboration across the institution’s many divisions and help address major world problems.

Johns Hopkins Biologist Shares the 2012 Lasker-Koshland Award

Donald Brown, an adjunct professor of biology at The Johns Hopkins University since 1969 and director emeritus of the Carnegie Institution for Science Department of Embryology, has won the prestigious 2012 Lasker-Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science for groundbreaking fundamental work in genetics, along with exceptional work mentoring young scientists. Also honored is Tom Maniatis of Columbia University.

Rothman is Named Leader of Johns Hopkins Medicine

Paul B. Rothman, a distinguished physician, scientist, educator and academic health care leader, was appointed Dec. 19 as the next dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and chief executive officer of Johns Hopkins Medicine,

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