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Radiation Oncology Pioneer Moody Wharam, M.D., Dies at 77

Radiation Oncology Pioneer Moody Wharam, M.D., Dies at 77

Moody Wharam Jr., Professor Emeritus of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences and former Willard and Lillian Hackerman Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, died on Aug. 10 at age 77. Dr. Wharam specialized in the treatment of children with cancer and, in his more than 40 years at Johns(...)

Special Delivery Targets Brain Cancer Cells

Special Delivery Targets Brain Cancer Cells

Pictured: Nanoparticles releasing microRNAs inside a brain cancer cell. Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center brain cancer researchers announced that they successfully delivered ultra-tiny nano-size packets of genetic code, called microRNAs, in animal models of human brain cancer. This multi-specialty study was led by John Laterra, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of the Kimmel Cancer Center Brain Cancer(...)

Johns Hopkins Pediatric Oncology Ranked Top 10 in U.S.

Johns Hopkins Pediatric Oncology Ranked Top 10 in U.S.

The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Pediatric Oncology Program ranked #10 in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals for Pediatric Cancer list. It is the only pediatric cancer center or program in Maryland that received a top ranking. Cancer specialists surveyed in 2016, 2017 and 2018 continue to name Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center(...)