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February 5, 2016

Tilak Ratnanather: A transformative role model for college students with hearing loss

As a role model and mentor, Tilak Ratnanather contends those best positioned to do research to help the deaf are the deaf themselves. He has made it his mission to bring more deaf and hard-of-hearing students into STEM fields.  Read on.

January 7, 2016

David Narrow, BME MS ’13, among Forbes 30 Under 30 in healthcare

Narrow was selected for the 30 Under 30 honor as a notable entrepreneurs in health care for his clot monitoring technology as well as his adaptive bikes for stroke survivors.  Read on.

The South American Marmoset

January 4, 2016

Marmosets, like humans, have ability to discern pitch

A recently published study led by BME professor Xiaoqin Wang, reveals that, much like humans, marmoset monkeys distinguish between high and low notes.  Read on.

Andrew P. Feinberg

December 17, 2015

Epigenetic, epidemiology pioneer Andrew Feinberg named Bloomberg Professor

Bloomberg Professor Andrew Feinberg’s pioneering study of epigenics in normal development and desesase have produced significant insights not possible with the study of only DNA sequence. These findings are expected to lead to improved cancer treatments.  Read on.

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November 18, 2015

BME undergrad entrepreneurs win 2015 Retail Health & Innovation Competition

Revision spinal surgery complications, such as cerebrospinal fluid leaks, increase health care costs and taxing on the health of the patient. The BME team developed a simple, specialized tool designed specifically for successful revision spinal surgery.   Read on.

Ananth Natarajan, MD

October 15, 2015

Entrepreneurial engineer focuses on clinical needs

Physician and engineer Ananth Natarajan, MSE ’92, returned to Homewood campus this year as part of an ongoing speakers series to share his experience launching a medical device company.   Read on.

David T. Yue MD, PhD

October 15, 2015

The David T. Yue, MD, PhD, Endowed Scholars Fund benefits students

To sustain the legacy of the late David T. Yue, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University leaders, colleagues, and family members have established an endowed scholars fund and will host a symposium and memorial dedication  Read on.

Feilim Mac Gabhann

October 13, 2015

Virtual testing of new cancer drug therapies to speed clinical trials

The emerging field of computational medicine gives researchers a versatile and robust platform for testing the effectiveness of new cancer drug therapies, and the ability to efficiently investigate a wide range of drug interactions.  Read on.

October 2, 2015

Johns Hopkins awarded Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute for brain study

Rick Huganir and Michael Miller will co-direct the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute at Johns Hopkins, drawing together faculty experts in neuroscience, engineering, data science to study the brain.  Read on.


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Seminars

Feb

29

Pushing the Envelope of Functional and Metabolic Photoacoustic Microscopy

Mon., Feb. 29, 1:30 pm
Traylor 709, School of Medicine

Speaker: Song Hu

Professor, BME, University of Virginia

Hosted by: Xingde Li

Lunch will be provided in Traylor 709

Presentation will be VTC to Clark 110

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Mar

2

Teaching Machines to See

Wed., Mar. 2, 4:00 pm
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Speaker: René Vidal, PhD

Professor: Biomedical Engineering, Institute for Computational Medicine, Center for Imaging Science; Director, Vision Dynamics and Learning Lab

Hosted by: IPL

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May

3

Save the date: BME CBID Annual Design Day

Tue., May. 3, 9:30 am
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Speaker: Various

Immerse yourself in this all-day celebration of biomedical innovation

Hosted by: CBID

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Apr

11

Ben Pen Jui Hung

JHU BME PhD Student

Mon., Apr. 11, 2016, 1:30 pm

Host: Warren Grayson