MD-Gem
The Maryland Genetics, Epidemiology, and Medicine Training Program

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MD-GEM is a pre-doctoral training program that comprehensively integrates Genetics, Epidemiology, and Medicine (GEM). Funded by the Burroughs-Wellcome Fund, the MD-GEM training grant brings together the expertise and training infrastructure of the Johns Hopkins Schools of Public Health and Medicine and the National Human Genome Research Institute. Together, these three institutions can provide laboratory, methodological and clinical expertise and coursework to train the next generation of scientists who can forge new avenues of research and address the rapidly changing field of human genetics. This program trains pre-doctoral students through integration of these important areas by partnering with established mentors and offering integrated learning. We envision a training program that will prepare scientists for the next generation of genetics research.

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March 4, 2014 :
David Valle Alan Scott
Researchers find protein "switch"
Link: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-03/jhm-rfp022814.php
Jan. 21, 2014 :
Jeffrey Leek
Coursera Specialization in Data Science
Link: http://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/coursera-specialization.html
Nov. 14, 2013 :
Larry Brody
Lawrence Brody named first director for NHGRI's new Division of Genomics and Society
Link: http://www.genome.gov/27555383
Nov. 9, 2013 :
W.H. Linda Kao
Gene Puts African Americans at Higher Risk for Kidney Failure
Link: http://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2013/kao-kidney-genes.html
Oct. 26, 2013 :
Aravinda Chakravarti
ASHG - William Allan Award
Link: http://www.ashg.org/pages/awards_2013winners.shtml
Aug. 26, 2013 :
Clementine Fu Weiyan Li
MD-GEM's 2 new fellows: Clementine Fu and Weiyan LI

July 24, 2013 :
Dani Fallin
Dani Fallin Appointed Chair of Department of Mental Health
Link: http://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2013/fallin-chair.html