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A BME Distinguished Lecture

BME Distinguished Lecture

Mon., Mar. 2, 4:00 pm
Tilghman Auditorium

Creating New Interfaces to Biology with Molecular Engineering

Distinguished Speaker: Michael Z. Lin, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Biomedical Engineering, Stanford University

A reception will immediately follow the presentation.

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Mark your calendar . . .

A BME Distinguished Lecture

BME Distinguished Lecture

Mon., Mar. 9, 4:00 pm
Tilghman Auditorium

Accelerating Image Reconstruction for Low-dose X-ray CT and MRI

Distinguished Speaker: Jeffrey A. Fessler, PhD

Professor, Depts of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, and Radiology; The University of Michigan

A reception will immediately follow the presentation.

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Announcing . . .

A joint JHU/UMD/UD BMES event

A joint JHU/UMD/UD BMES event

BME Undergraduate Research Day

March 6, 11:30 am | Hodson Hall

Be sure to attend this special event! BMES provides students the opportunity to participate in a professional oral and poster presentation of biomedical research. Monetary prizes will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

Visit the JHU BMES group on FB to learn more.

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The Latest News

Hao Dang, Grace Gang and Ali Uneri

February 27, 2015

I-STAR researchers shine at SPIE Medical Imaging 2015

Johns Hopkins I-STAR Lab researchers, led by Jeffrey Siewerdsen, delivered outstanding talks and were awarded prizes for their research papers at the 2015 SPIE Medical Imaging Conference.  Read on.

Computation heart modeling uses cardiac MRI scans to create a patient-specific model of the heart. Heart rhythm dysfunction can be recreated — allowing technicians to efficiently predict ideal life-saving therapies.

February 17, 2015

Life-saving technology: computational heart modeling

Using cardiac MRI scans, researchers create patient-specific computational heart models. Heart rhythm dysfunction is then simulated, allowing technicians to efficiently predict ideal life-saving therapy.  Read on.

Brain scan imaging correction

February 12, 2015

Promising new imaging solution for traumatic brain injury and intracranial hemorrhage

Dr. Jeff Siewerdsen and other researchers have developed a correction method for cone-beam CT that yields improved image quality sufficient for reliable diagnosis of subtle intracranial hemorrhage.  Read on.

Cancer killing gene therapy system

February 4, 2015

Innovative nanoparticle gene therapy system eliminates cancerous brain cells

For the first time, Johns Hopkins researchers, including Dr. Jordan Green, used a compound-filled biodegradable nanoparticle gene therapy along with an intercranial delivery system to kill brain cancer cells in animals and lengthen their survival. This new strategy shows great promise in treating brain cancers, such as glioma.  Read on.

Sandya Subramanian

January 21, 2015

BME senior Sandya Subramanian wins Churchill Scholarship

The Churchill Scholarship is awarded annually to students who have demonstrated a capacity to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the sciences, engineering, or mathematics by completing original, creative work at an advanced level  Read on.

Dr. David T. Yue

December 29, 2014

The passing of Dr. David T. Yue

The Johns Hopkins community mourns the loss of a beloved friend, colleague and teacher, David Yue and remembers with profound gratitude his contributions to the field of biomedical engineering.  Read on.

Developing an improved protective suit for Ebola healthcare providers

December 12, 2014

CBID-redesigned protective Ebola caregivers suit selected for funding

A Johns Hopkins team that designed a protective suit for health care workers treating Ebola patients is one of the first awardees in a federal funding contest aimed at devising new tools to combat the disease.  Read on.


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Seminars

Mar

2

Creating New Interfaces to Biology with Molecular Engineering

A BME Distinguished Lecture

featuring Michael Z. Lin, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Biomedical Engineering, Stanford University

Mon., Mar. 2, 4:00 pm
Tilghman Auditorium

View details

Mar

3

Chromatin Regulation in Human Immune Response

Tue., Mar. 3, 10:00 am
Clark 110, Homewood

Speaker: Christine S. Cheng, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate, Epigenetics, Systems Biology, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Hosted by: Dr. Feilim Mac Gabhann

Presentation will be VTC to Traylor 709

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Mar

3

A Systems Biology Approach to Drug Development

Tue., Mar. 3, 3:00 pm
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Speaker: Birgit Schoeberl, PhD

Vice President of Discovery at Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Hosted by: ICM

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Mar

9

Accelerating Image Reconstruction for Low-dose X-ray CT and MRI

A BME Distinguished Lecture

featuring Jeffrey A. Fessler, PhD

Professor, Depts of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, and Radiology; The University of Michigan

Mon., Mar. 9, 4:00 pm
Tilghman Auditorium

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Mar

24

Hear the latest in computational medicine research presented by undergraduates like yourself.

Tue., Mar. 24, 6:00 pm
Hackerman Hall

Speaker: Various

Meet ICM faculty, postdocs and students and get your questions answered!

Hosted by: ICM

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Mar

2

A BME Distinguished Lecture

featuring Dr. Michael Lin

Stanford University | Assistant Professor, Pediatrics; Human Gene Therapy, Bioengineering

Mon., Mar. 2, 2015, 4:00 pm

May

4

A BME Distinguished Lecture

featuring Dr. Ian Foster

Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Computer Science; Director, Computation Institute; University of Chicago

Mon., May. 4, 2015, 4:00 pm