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<p>Edward Chen,M.D., assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University.<br />PIC: Dr.Chen.jpg<br /></p>

Edward Chen,M.D., assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University.
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Hopkins doctors hopeful for sarcoidosis cure

Three years ago, lung researchers at Johns Hopkins Hospital identified a possible protein trigger responsible for sarcoidosis, a potentially fatal inflam- matory disease marked by tiny clumps of inflammatory cells that each year leaves deep, grainy scars on the lungs, lymph nodes, skin and almost all major organs in hundreds of thousands of Americans.