Landon S. King, M.D., the David Marine Professor of medicine and biological chemistry and director of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine has been named the next vice dean for research at Johns Hopkins Medicine, effective Sept. 1.
“We have an enormous and important research enterprise here at Hopkins, and I know Landon is the right person for the job,” says Edward D. Miller, M.D., the Frances Watt Baker, M.D., and Lenox D. Baker Jr., M.D., Dean of the Medical Faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine. “I am thrilled to welcome him to this new role.”
As vice dean for research, King will lead all aspects of basic and translational research at the School of Medicine and work closely with the dean and other leaders across the university to support and further develop core resources and research infrastructure, and facilitate collaborative research synergies across all of Johns Hopkins Medicine. In addition, he will oversee research administration and policy coordination and help identify and coordinate technology transfer opportunities for the enterprise. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has been the largest recipient of NIH biomedical funding for the past 17 consecutiv