BME press releases
July 29, 2016
CBID undergrad team develops CricSpike tool kit designed to save lives by improving accuracy of cricothyrotomy in emergency situations.
June 23, 2016
It’s tough to play video games when you have no fingers to push buttons on the controller. But a Johns Hopkins BME grad student design team devised a clever way enable persons with these disabilities to jump back in the game.
June 22, 2016
In a proof-of-principle study, a team of Johns Hopkins physicians and bioinformatics experts which includes Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Steven Salzberg, reports they were able to diagnose or rule out suspected brain infections using so called next-generation genetic sequencing of brain tissue samples.
June 8, 2016
Warren Grayson, associate professor of biomedical engineering, was among 21 researchers at Hopkins to have been awarded the grant. His research will be focusing on volumetric muscle loss.
May 12, 2016
Natalia Trayanova, with her research team, have developed a non-invasive 3-D virtual heart assessment tool to help doctors determine whether a particular patient faces the highest risk of a life-threatening arrhythmia and would benefit most from a defibrillator implant.
May 5, 2016
In their 3D "bone" printing experiments, senior author, Dr. Warren Grayson and his team set out a composite material that would combine the strength and printability of plastic with the biological information contained in natural bone.
April 15, 2016
Jennifer Elisseeff’s research group designs biodegradable scaffolds, made of materials such as collagen, that have shown promise in promoting regrowth of damaged tissue, in part by giving the body’s own stem cells a place to anchor and begin their work. But in the past few years, she says, other research groups have found evidence that such scaffolds could also spark healing activity from immune cells.
February 22, 2016
Namandje Bumpus, PhD, and BME Associate Professor Jordan Green, PhD, of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine are among 105 winners of Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.
February 15, 2016
While working to improve a tool that measures the pushes and pulls sensed by proteins in living cells, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor and lead researcher Taekjip Ha report they’ve discovered one reason spiders’ silk is so elastic . . .
January 28, 2016
David Kass, has a patent pending for Pacemaker Induced Transient Asynchrony (PITA), and says clinical trials could begin in 2017 in selected patients.