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Joined May 2017
George Mensah, MD retweeted
💡This year's application cycle will open on September 1, 2022 and will close on November 17, 2022. Check out the published guide notices by exploring the "show details" button. 💻bit.ly/2q2Qgcs
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George Mensah, MD retweeted
New study: 80% of people in the U.S. have below-optimal cardiovascular health, and scores differed significantly according to age, gender, race/ethnicity, family income and depression status. spr.ly/6016zl6Yq
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George Mensah, MD retweeted
The NIH Climate and Health Scholars Program seeks to recruit climate and health focused scientists from outside the U.S. federal government with NIH staff. Learn more or before Sept. 15 at bit.ly/3xfUtLz #climateandhealth #climatechange
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George Mensah, MD retweeted
What factors lead to severe blood clotting in #COVID19? Researchers share insight from an @NIH_NHLBI workshop designed to foster collaborative research to better answer these questions. #CardioTwitter #ScienceTwitter
Understanding COVID-19-associated coagulopathy dlvr.it/SW7FqS
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Being a #BloodDonor is an important way to support #PublicHealth & those in your community who rely on transfusions as part of their blood disease or disorder management. Find a donation site near you with our Blood Health Network partner, @AABB's, tool: bit.ly/3rNdy6d
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.#Lancet: New findings are consistent with and add to the growing body of #evidence that #COVID19 mRNA #vaccines are safe during #pregnancy. In #USA, data from the Vaccine Adverse Event Report System (#VAERS) and other data sources show no safety concerns. bit.ly/3C3ujzB
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.@Nature: Among 5-year survivors of #childhood #cancers in #NorthAmerica, nearly 93% of those with severe obesity in adulthood did not have severe obesity at the time of childhood cancer diagnosis; but had higher genetic risk of future severe #obesity. go.nature.com/3QC6bs0
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Gene therapy strategies for inherited diseases of the eye. This schematic represents the potential therapeutic approaches that #gene #therapy offers various #retinal diseases. Read the review: #Mutations #Retina #NEI @NIH @genome_gov #PrecisionMedicine bit.ly/3AluN2N
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Panikker & colleagues provide a comprehensive review of strategies to advance #PrecisionMedicine from diagnostic #genomics to tailored therapies. They focus on diseases of the #eye. #Mutation-specifc & mutation-independent approaches reviewed. #Retina #NEI bit.ly/3AluN2N
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.@JAMANetwork: Dr. Lisa Cooper at @LisaCooperMD & @JHhealthequity and colleagues address mandated #implicit bias training for health professionals as a step toward #equity in #HealthCare. @JohnsHopkinsSPH @DiversityScience @NIMHD #NIH_UNITE @NIH #funding bit.ly/3QqtNjw
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.#JAMA: Important. Study of nearly 6 million persons including #EastAsian, Native #Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, #SouthAsian, Southeast #Asian, White patients; 57% women. Results: Important #Disparities #Survival. Need for data disaggregation #Cancer bit.ly/3zZuTfb @NIHCEAL
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Work funded by @NIH @DARPA @NSF: Postage-stamp size, wearable, hydrogel-based ultrasound device for providing a multitude of skin-based diagnostic imaging. Enables continuous monitoring of heart, lungs, blood vessels, stomach, etc. Very promising, exciting bit.ly/3JWFn3h
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George Mensah, MD retweeted
.@NIH_NHLBI: The use of all epidemiological tools, including rate ratios and actual rates per 100,000 population, provides a more comprehensive assessment of the magnitude and trends of racial and ethnic #disparities in #COVID19. #Pandemic bit.ly/3LfzQ7J @NIH #NIHCEAL
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.#NEJM: 528 #monkeypox infections diagnosed Apr 27-Jun 24, 2022; 43 sites in 16 countries. Overall, 98% of infected persons were gay/bisexual men; 75% White; 41% also had @HIV. Median age=38 yrs. #Transmission via sexual activity suspected in 95% of cases. bit.ly/3dfa8Er
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.@NIH-funded: Bello-Manga @officialKASU: Excellent example of how #ImpSci principles help address real-world challenges in translating research to usual care of #children with #SickleCell disease in #LMICs. #Nigeria @BaumannAna Michael DeBaun, Allison King bit.ly/3BOfeSd
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.@NIH-funded: Projections show substantial changes in prevalence of #CVD & risk factors in US population by 2060, with an increasing prevalence among Black and #Hispanic populations. #disparities #prevention #ImpSci @NIH_NHLBI #Implementation @JACCJournals bit.ly/3Pb5NPQ
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Are shared decision making studies well-enough described to be replicated? Analysis using #TIDieR checklist shows: 1. Many items on checklist incompletely reported 2. Few authors reported on all groups targeted or all components of their SDM interventions. bit.ly/3BKp9by
.@theNCI : In support of our colleagues at @NCIGlobalHealth: Note Funding Opportunity! Seeking applications for Specialized Centers in #Global #ImpSci in low- and middle-income countries. #LMICs #cancer #CancerControl @NIH Learn more and apply now! bit.ly/3d4etdA
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Large disparities in #Covid_19 vaccination uptake persist. Rates for both a 1st dose and booster have plateaued in all groups. No data provided on #AmericanIndian #Alaska Native, Native #Hawaiian & #PacificIslander populations because of small sample sizes bit.ly/3Q8B0Eu
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