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This section contains regularly updated highlights of the news from around The Johns Hopkins University. Links to the complete news reports from the nine schools, the Applied Physics Laboratory and other centers and institutes are to the left, as are links to help news media contact the Johns Hopkins communications offices.

 

Why Some People Would Pay for a Drug They Probably Won’t Ever Need

A sick person is obviously willing to pay for a good medical treatment, but a Johns Hopkins University economist and his collaborators finds healthy people are potentially a much broader, if largely overlooked, market for medical innovations.

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Plans Workshop on Attracting Investors to Research Projects

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is planning a day-long workshop on methods for making research projects attractive to potential investors. Scheduled for Thursday, April 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the university’s Downtown Center, 10 N. Charles St. in Baltimore, the Pre-Clinical Translational Research Workshop is designed for professionals involved in public or private research in the academic, pharmaceutical, and biotech fields.