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  • Spring Semester Tutorials - 2010 101. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 102. Instructor: Susan Aucott, M.D., Nelson 2-133, 410-955-5259 Department: Pediatrics/Neonatology Category: Clinical Practicum Title: Clinical Neonatology Description: The student will be able to shadow a neonatologist on a weekly basis. Activities observed will include High Risk Follow Up clinical and rounds in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Johns Hopkins Hospital or the Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital. Time commitment is for one half day per week, from 9 am to noon. Day of the week is flexible. 103. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 104. Instructor: Eric B. Bass, M.D., 8068, 1830 Bldg., 410-955-9871 Department: Medicine Category: Clinical Research Title: Evidence-Based Approaches to Medical Care Description: Our Evidence-based Practice Center conducts systematic reviews of the published medical literature on timely and important topics in health care. Topics to date have included management of atrial fibrillation, comparative effectiveness and safety of oral diabetes medications, treatment and diagnosis of venous thromboembolism, and training for public health events relevant to bioterrorism preparedness. We have opportunities for students to participate in these research projects which lead to publication of a comprehensive evidence report and related journal articles. 105. Instructor: Mark Bohlman, M.D., , 410-550-0214 or Bohlman@jhmi.edu Department: Imaging Category: Clinical Practicum Title: Medical Student Introduction to Radiology Description: Introduction to diagnostic radiology. Emphasis CXR, Abdomen, Ortho. Additional study cross sectional imaging, nuclear medicine, interventional. 106. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 107. Instructor: Jeff Bulte, Ph.D., BRB 659, 443-287-0996 or jwmbulte@mri.jhu.edu
  • Spring Semester Tutorials - 2010 Department: Radiology/Institute for Cell Engineering Category: Basic Laboratory Research/Basic Science Seminar Title: Stem Cell Imaging Description: Student will spend 5-6 hours per week for 10-12 weeks in the lab learning basic cell culture techniques, cell labeling techniques, and MRI and bioluminesecent imaging techniques as related to stem cell therapy. 108. Instructor: Ali Bydon, M.D., Meyer 5-109, 443-287-4934 or abydon1@jhmi.edu Department: Neurosurgery Category: Clinical Research/Clinical Practicum Title: Introduction to the Operation Room and Spinal Neurosurgery (2 students accepted per semester) FOR SENIORS ONLY Description: Student will be spending some time in a clinical neurosurgical setting. They will shadow us in the clinic and operating room. Students interested may get involved in our clinical research concerning spinal neurosurgery and biomechanical studies. 109. Instructor: Aravinda Chakravarti, Ph.D., BRB 579, 410-502-7525 or aravinda@jhmi.edu Department: Institute of Genetic Medicine Category: Basic Laboratory Research Title: Genetics of Complex Cardiovascular Disease Description: The trainee will learn genetic technologies and perspectives that enable the identification of genes whose function(s) is compromised in cardiovascular disease. 110. Instructor: Aravinda Chakravarti, Ph.D., BRB 579, 410-502-7525 or Aravinda@jhmi.edu Department: Institute of Genetic Medicine Category: Basic Laboratory Research/Clinical Research/Basic Science Seminar Title: Mutation Distributions in Patients with Genetic Disease (2 students accepted per semester) Description: We will examine the distribution of mutations across 200 human genes in patients with a variety of genetic diseases. Besides providing information on which protein domains are involved in human disease this will provide fundamental data on the human mutation rate. 111. Instructor: Subroto Chatterjee, Ph.D., 550 N. Broadway, 312, 410-614-2518 or schatte2@jhmi.edu Department: Pediatrics Category: Basic Laboratory Research and Basic Science Seminar Title: Inflammation and Heart Disease Description: Lectures/paper reading relevant to topic. Laboratory research with human cell cultures, animal models of atherosleroids and some patient studies. 112. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 113. Instructor: Janelle Coughlin, Ph.D., Meyer 101, 443-287-8315 or 410-550-7988 or jwilder3@jhmi.edu Department: Psychiatry and Behavorial Science Category: Clinical Research Title: Obesity Clinical Research (1 to 2 students accepted per semester)
  • Spring Semester Tutorials - 2010 Description: Students will be involved in ongoing clinical research investigation psychological and behavioral aspects of obesity. Participation will include database management. 114. Instructor: Peter Devreotes, Ph.D., WBSB 520, 410-955-3225 or pnd@jhmi.edu Department: Cell Biology Category: Basic Laboratory Research Title: Chemotaxis Description: Directional cell migration and chemotaxis. 115. Instructor: Mark Donowitz, M.D., Ross 925 , mdonowit@jhmi.edu Department: Medicine Category: Basic Laboratory Research Title: Research and Reading in GI Description: Take part in GI research related to genetic aspects of GI inflammatory bowel diseases, diarrhea, cystic fibrosis. 116. Instructor: Mark D. Duncan, M.D., Bayview A-563, 410-550-1226 (Aria Sutton) Department: Surgery Category: Clinical Practicum Title: Surgical Oncology Description: Participate in preoperative and postoperative cancer care in cancer operations and tumor conference. 117. Instructor: Charlene Gamaldo, M.D., , jrobinso@jhmi.edu Department: Category: Clinical Practicum Title: Sleep: The Next Vital Sign Description: Students will interact with patients and investigators as part of a multi-disciplinary team to uncover and characterize sleep patterns of inpatients and possible ways of improving the sleep experience. 118. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 119. Instructor: Allan Gottschalk, M.D. Ph.D., Meyer 8-134, 410-614-0327 or agottschalk@jhmi.edu Department: Anesthesiology Category: Computer Modeling of Drug Activity Title: Basic Laboratory Research Description: Computer simulation of large neural models of anesthetic drug action. 120. Instructor: Marco Grados, M.D., M.P.H., CMSC 346 600 N. Wolfe St, 443-923-7654 Department: Psychiatry
  • Spring Semester Tutorials - 2010 Category: Clinical Research Title: Child Psychiatry and Developmental Disabilities (Autism, Mental Retardation) Description: The student will spend 6 or more hours per week in research projects in genetics of OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder), Tourette Syndrome or Autism. Psychosocial aspects, including family functioning and dyadic relationships in families are also studied. 121. Instructor: Angela Guarda, M.D., Meyer 101, 410-955-3683 Jwilder3@jhmi.edu or aguarda@jhmi.edu Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Category: Clinical Research (also taught by Dr. Janelle Coughlin and Dr. Graham Redgrave) Title: Eating Disorders Clinical Research (requires a 2 semester commitment) Description: Students will be involved in ongoing clinical research projects investigating psychological, behavioral and biological aspects of eating disorders. Participation will include database management and observation of inpatient rounds. 122. Instructor: Angela Guarda, M.D., Meyer 1-101, 410-955-3683 or ntbello@jhmi.edu Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Category: Clinical Research (also taught by Dr. Nicholas Bello) Title: Eating Disorders Research-Neuroscience (minimum of 1 semester commitment) Description: Students will be involved in research on a rat model of bulimia nervosa and binge eating. Participation will include training in behavioral and molecular neuroscience techniques. 123. Instructor: Hans Hammers, M.D., Ph.D., CRB I, 1M46, 410-502-4658 or hhammer2@jhmi.edu Department: Medical Oncology Category: Basic Laboratory Research/Clinical Research Title: Tumor Angiogenesis: New Drug Targets and Therapeutic Strategies (2 students accepted per semester) Description: The students will have the opportunity to work with cutting models of tumor angiogenesis. We are using a high-content in vitro angiogenesis sprouting assay to identify and validate new targets, test new drugs and drug combinations. In vivo mouse models are then used to test these molecules for tumor growth inhibitory activity. Confocal angiography is used to reconstruct the tumor vasculature and to assess for changes in the microvascular anatomy and the tumor microenvironment. We are also working with biopsy samples to study the pharmakodynamic effects of antiangiogenics in patients. This is an ideal environment to gain skills in cell culture, cell biology, molecular biology with plasmid construction, protein expression and purification as well as immunofluoresence and microscopy. 124. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10
  • Spring Semester Tutorials - 2010 125. Instructor: Alexander H. Hoon, Jr., M.D., KKI 707 N. Broadway, 443-923-9141 Department: Pediatrics/Neurology and Developmental Medicine Category: Clinical Practicum Title: Management of Children with Developmental Disorders, including Cerebral Palsy Description: Exposure to clinical management of children with developmental disorders, including cerebral palsy; introduction to brain MR imaging, as it relates to clinical practice in the above. 126. Instructor: Mohammad Obaidul Hoque, D.D.S Ph.D., CRBII, 5M07, 410-502-8778 or Mhoque1@jhmi.edu Department: Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery Category: Basic Laboratory Research Title: Identification of Biomarkers for Early Detection of Cancer Description: The student will spend 4 to 5 hours a week for 8-12 weeks learning basic lab techniques including cell culture: DNA extraction from cell lines, primary tumors and bodily fluids: PCR, Conventional Methylation specific PCR and Quantitative Methylation specific PCR. All these techniques will allow the student to learn how to develop and validate biomarkers for non-invasive early detection of cancer. 127. Instructor: Bernard Jaar, M.D., , Department: Medicine and Epidemiology Category: Clinical Practicum Title: Observership in Clinical Medicine (Second Semester only) Description: This course will expose undergraduate students to the clinical practice of medicine, particularly nephrology in a community setting. Students will have an opportunity to observe patient interactions, technical procedures such as dialysis treatments, and imaging studies. 128. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 129. Instructor: A.D. John, M.D., Bayview, 410-550-0942 or Ajohn1@jhmi.edu Department: Anesthesiology Category: Clinical Practicum Title: Introduction to the Operating Room and Anesthesia Description: Introduces students to the operating room and to anesthesia and demonstrates the importance of physiology and pharmacology in actual patient care. 130. Instructor: A.D. John, M.D., Bayview, 410-550-0942 or Ajohn1@jhmi.edu Department: Anesthesiology Category: Clinical Practicum Title: Applied Physiology in the Operation Room (prerequisitie: Introduction to the Operating Room and Anesthesia)
  • Spring Semester Tutorials - 2010 Description: Applied physiology in the operating room with special emphasis on cardiovascular, pulmonary and renal physiology. 131. Instructor: Sushant Kachhap, Ph.D., CRB-I 162E, 410-614-3978 or kachhsu@jhmi.edu Department: Oncology Category: Basic Laboratory Research Title: Function of the N-myc Downregulated Gene-1 in Prostate Cancer Invasion and Metatasis (2 students accepted per semester) Description: N-myc downregulated gene 1(NDRG1) is a prostate metastasis suppressor gene. Our laboratory aims to define the molecular function of NDRG1. We plan to identify interacting partners of NDRG1 and signaling pathways that are regulated by NDRG1. The student will be trained in various molecular biology techniques like gene cloning, lentiviral knockdown, protein expression and purification from bacterial and mammalian cell culture systems. The work will also involve mammalian cell culture techniques to study prostate cancer invasion after NDRG1 gene knockdown. 132. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 133. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 134. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 135. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 136. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 137. Instructor: Ed McFarland, M.D., , 410-583-2850 Department: Orthopedic Surgery Category: Clinical Practicum Title: Clinical Observership in Sports Medicine Description: 138. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10
  • Spring Semester Tutorials - 2010 139. Instructor: Dale Needham, M.D., Ph.D., 1830 Monument St. 5th Floor, 410-215-3031 or Dale.needham@jhmi.edu Department: Pulmonary and Critical Care Category: Clinical Research/Clinical Practicum Title: Clinical Research in Critical Care Outcomes (5 students accepted per semester) Description: Learning about clinical research within the realm of critical care medicine – including methods for collection, management and analysis of clinically focused data, and related readings, training, supervision and mentorship. Also, observation in the ICU to understand the clinical basis for the above data. STUDENTS MUST BE ABLE TO COMMIT TO AT LEAST 8 HOURS/WK FOR THE SEMESTER IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED. 140. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 141. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 142. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 143. NOT OFFERED SPRING ‘10 144. Instructor: Frank Pidcock , M.D., KKI Rm. 105, 443-923-9440 or pidcock@kennedykrieger.org Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Category: Clinical Practicum Title: Introduction to Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 2 students accepted; Thursday morning schedule Description: The student will be exposed to the clinical practice of Pediatric Rehabilitation medicine by attending a clinic for following children who have had a brain injury. They will also attend lectures on a variety of neuro-developmental topics, and participate in 1 on 1 sessions with a pediatric rehabilitation medicine physician to review assigned articles. A brief presentation at the end of the tutorial on a topic of interest to the student is required.
  • Spring Semester Tutorials - 2010 145. Instructor: Sarah Polk, M.D., Children’s Medical Practice, Bayview, 410-550-8296 or spolk@jhmi.edu Department: Pediatrics Category: Clinical Practicum Title: Addressing the Psychosocial Needs of Spanish-Speaking Patients at the Children’s Medical Practice (1 student accepted per semester) Description: Exposure to the clinical practice of general outpatient pediatrics including an opportunity to observe patient interactions and to develop an understanding of the psychosocial needs of patients and their families. The student will assist in creating a resource list of local organizations and if time permits, the development of a needs assessment. 146. Instructor: Richard Redett, M.D., McElderry 8152A, 410-955-9475 Department: Plastic Surgery Category: Clinical Research, Clinical Practicum Title: Pediatric Plastic Surgery and Pediatric Burn Surgery (accepting 2 students per semester) Description: Broad range of pediatric plastic and burn surgery. Opportunities to see patients in clinic and OR. Clinical research opportunities are available. 147. Instructor: Irving Reti, M.D., Meyer 3-140, 410-955-1484 or imreti@jhmi.edu Department: Psychiatry Category: Clinical Research Title: Novel Brain Stimulation Therapies for Treatment of Mental Illness Description: Learn about electroconvulsive therapy and newer brain stimulation therapies for treatment of depression and other psychiatric illnesses being introduced at Johns Hopkins, such as transcranial magnetic stimulation. The student will also learn about and assist in experiments helping us understand why these brain stimulation therapies may be effective. 148. Instructor: Irving Reti, MBBS, Meyer 3-140, 410-955-1484 or imreti@jhmi.edu Department: Psychiatry/Neuroscience Category: Basic Laboratory Research Title: Molecular Mechanisms of Drug Abuse Description: The student will spend 4-5 hours a week for 8-12 weeks learning about and helping out on a behavioral neuroscience project focused on the molecular mechanisms underlying drug craving and addiction. The student will learn basic laboratory techniques including handling animals, Western blotting, immunohistochemistry and PCR. The student will also learn about ongoing pharmacological and electrophysiological studies. 149. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 150. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 151. Instructor: Cynthia Sears, M.D., CRB II Ste 1M.05, 410-614-0141 or csears@jhmi.edu
  • Spring Semester Tutorials - 2010 Department: Medicine Category: Basic Laboratory Research Title: How Enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis Contribute to Colitis and Colon Cancer (1 -2 students accepted per semester) Description: We study how common colon bacteria, Bacteroides fragilis, that have evolved to secrete a potent protein toxin (Bacteroides fragilis toxin or BFT) induce inflammation and disease in the colon that includes colitis and colon tumors. The work involves a variety of experimental methods including tissue culture, protein purification, mouse studies, bacterial genetics, molecular detection methods (e.g., PCR), microbioloby and various microscopy techniques 152. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 153. Instructor: Solomon Snyder, M.D., Sc.D., WBSB 813, 410-955-3024 or ssnyder@jhmi.edu Department: Neuroscience Category: Basic Laboratory Research Title: Molecular Neuroscience Research Description: 154. Instructor: Matt Specht, Ph.D., CMSC 341, 410-409-6751 or mspecht1@jhmi.edu Department: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Category: Clinical Research/Research Seminars/Case Conferences Title: Tourette’s and Tic Disorders Research Experience (2 students accepted per semester) Description: This is an opportunity to learn more about research regarding behavioral interventions for Tourette’s and Tic Disorders as well as to learn more about the role of psychology in a psychiatry department. Students will help in the recruitment and running of subjects as well as data entry. Interested parties may also have an opportunity to engage in data analysis and paper writing. 155. Instructor: Paul Sponseller, M.D., , psponse@jhmi.edu Department: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Category: Clinical Practicum/Clinical Research Title: Clinical Practicum in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Research in Genetic Conditions Affection the Skeleton (1 student accepted per semester) Description: This tutorial provides both clinical and research exposure to students interested in academic medicine. The student will gain exposure to the clinical practice of pediatric orthopaedics including observation of patient interactions and surgical procedures. He/she will also join a small study team working toward understanding the characteristics of scoliosis in Loeys- Dietz Syndrome. Opportunities to become involved in additional clinical research in genetic conditions affecting the skeleton may become available. 156. Instructor: Charlotte Sumner, M.D., Meyer 5-158, 410-502-6085 or csumner1@jhmi.edu Department: Neurology Category: Basic Laboratory Research Title: Motor Neuron Disease Research
  • Spring Semester Tutorials - 2010 Description: In this research elective, students will be involved in basic/translational laboratory research of inherited neurological disease for 4-5 hours per week for 8-12 weeks. A primary focus of our laboratory is the devastating pediatric motor neuron disease, spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The student will assist in ongoing research in animal and cell models to characterize the molecular mechanism of SMA and develop a treatment for this lethal disease. 157. Instructor: Darcy Thompson, M.D., 200 N. Wolfe St., Room 2023, 410-550-8295 or dthomp46@jhmi.edu Department: Pediatrics Category: Clinical Practicum Title: Delivery of Linguistically Appropriate Care of Spanish-Speaking Pediatric Patients (1 student accepted per semester) Description: The student, who must be fluent in Spanish, will be exposed to the clinical practice of general pediatrics focused on serving a low-income Spanish-speaking population. The student will assist in the gathering and evaluation of written health education materials targeting this population and the development of a file of such materials, with the mail goal of enhancing the delivery of care this population receives. 158. Instructor: Glenn Treisman, M.D., Meyer 4-119, 410-955-6328 or glenn@jhmi.edu Department: Psychiatry Category: Clinical Practicum Title: Clinical Experience with HIV and Mental Health Description: 159. Instructor: Jian Wang, M.D., Ph.D., Traylor 809, 410-955-3640 or jwang79@jhmi.edu Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine Category: Basic Laboratory Research Title: Preclinical Study of Hemorrhagic Stroke (1-2 students accepted per semester) Description: The student will spend 4 to 5 hours a week learning basic lab techniques including tissue processing, use of cryostat and microtome, reagent preparation, learning to run neurobehavioral test, learning histology, immunohistology and immunoplotting experiments designed to study signal transduction following hemorrhagic stroke injury in mice. 160. Instructor: Tao Wang, M.D., Ph.D., BRB 520, 443-287-3525 or twang9@jhmi.edu Department: Institute of Genetic Medicine Category: Basic Laboratory Research Title: Understanding Genetic Basis and Mechanism of Intellectual Disability and Autism (1 student accepted per semester) Description: The student will spend 4 to 5 hours a week for 8-12 weeks in a research laboratory working on a small research project as a part of the ongoing laboratory studies to understand the genetic and neurological bases of intellectual disability and autism in humans. The student will gain knowledge and valuable experience in research design and methods in molecular biology, genetics, genomics, and /or neuroscience. 161. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 162. Instructor: Sarah Ying, M.D., Pathology 2-210, 410-955-3319 or sying@dizzy.med.jhu.edu Department: Neurology
  • Spring Semester Tutorials - 2010 Category: Basic Laboratory Research Title: MRI of Neurodegenerative Disease Description: Our laboratory studies cerebellar control of eye movements, mood and cognition in inherited cerebellar degeneration syndromes. High resolution MR brain images are analyzed for evidence of regional structural abnormalities underlying specific functional deficits. 163. FULL FOR SPRING ‘10 181. Instructor: Charles I. Shubin, M.D., Children’s Health Center, Mercy Family Care, 315 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21202, 410-500-5568 (Office) or cshubin@umaryland.edu Department: Pediatrics Category: Clinical Practicum Title: An Opportunity to Experience an Inner-City Teaching Practice (7 students/semester) Description: This is an inner-city, community based, pediatrics program. Student interns selected for this tutorial must commit to entire morning or an entire afternoon each week. Clinic is held between 8:30 and 12:30 on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. In the afternoons, clinic is held between 1:00-5:00 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Students must be able to commit for the entire shift. 182. Instructor: Richard Skolasky, Sc.D., JHOC 5244, 410-502-7975 or rskolas1@jhmi.edu Department: Orthopaedic Surgery Category: Clinical Research Title: Clinical Research in Orthopaedic Spine Surgery (4 students accepted per semester) Description: The JH Spine Service is pleased to offer a medical tutorial to provide clinical research exposure to undergraduate and post-bac students interested in academic medicine. Students will be exposed to the clinical practice of spine surgeons including an opportunity to observe patient interactions. Students will assist in the collection of patient reported outcomes. The research aspect includes data entry and literature searches to support the researchers. Students will be required to devote approximately 4-5 hours per week. Dress code is business casual.