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Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering grad students, from left, Adam Li, Nate Tran and Gyorgy Levay displayed their innovative video gaming shoes at a recent design competition.

December 9, 2016

Students develop foot-operated game controller

Gyorgy Levay ordinarily doesn't have time to play video games. The Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering master's candidate is too busy working on controls for upper-limb prostheses to find time for running and jumping around the tops of buildings in the parkour game Mirror's Edge. Even if he did, Levay lost both hands to a meningitis infection five years ago, and operating the keyboard for a first-person shooter game is difficult. Over the 2015-16 school year, however, Levay spent considerable time running around a video game's virtual world.  Read on.

Jennifer Xu

November 21, 2016

Jennifer Xu and the I-STAR Lab Reach Major Milestone in Cone-Beam CT

Recent PhD graduate from Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering, Jennifer Xu, reached an important milestone in translating her research from the laboratory to first clinical studies of a new point-of-care cone-beam CT (CBCT) scanner.  Read on.


November 5, 2016

Undergrads win bronze in Collegiate Inventors Competition

A reusable cryotherapy system that could bring low-cost breast cancer treatment to women in rural South Africa has won the bronze prize for a Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering team in the undergraduate category of the 2016 National Collegiate Inventors Competition. Prize winners were announced Friday at an event in Washington, D.C.  Read on.

Jeff Siewerdsen

October 26, 2016

Stand-up guys

From a napkin sketch to clinical trials, this weight-bearing CT scan wins industry accolades and provides doctors with a way to see bone breaks that may have gone undetected.  Read on.

Andrew Feinberg

October 25, 2016

NIH-funded study by JHU's Andrew Feinberg to explore effects of lead exposure

When researchers try to uncover the cause of disease, they commonly start with two questions: did a quirk in the patient's genes open the door to illness, or did exposure to environmental factors play havoc with the patient's health?  Read on.

Siebel Scholars

October 24, 2016

Five doctoral students named Siebel Scholars

As they work toward medical breakthroughs for disease treatment and surgery, five engineering graduate students from Johns Hopkins University have won key support for their research through the prestigious Siebel Scholars program.  Read on.

David Robinson

October 24, 2016

The Passing of David A. Robinson

David A. Robinson, a founding member of the Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering and distinguished service professor emeritus of ophthalmology, biomedical engineering, and neuroscience, died on Oct.18 at 92.  Read on.


October 1, 2016

BME Undergraduate Team Finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition

An undergraduate biomedical engineering design team was a finalist in the Collegiate Inventors Competition. The BME students Clarisse Hu, Sarah Lee, Bailey Surtees, and Serena Thomas entered with a project entitled Cryoablation.  Read on.

BME PhD candidate Randall Meyer

August 23, 2016

PhD candidate Randall Meyer receives multiple honors

Randall is currently working under Dr. Jordan Green, seeking novel biomaterial-based particle therapeutics that mimic the function of natural cells to achieve a therapeutic effect.  Read on.

CricSpike: intuitive cricothyrotomy assist solution for tactical field care

July 29, 2016

Students develop device to help reduce preventable deaths on the battlefield

CBID undergrad team develops CricSpike tool kit designed to save lives by improving accuracy of cricothyrotomy in emergency situations.  Read on.

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