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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.

BME Professor Xingde Li is using biophotonics to capture images of suspect tissue within the body.

November 20, 2014

Putting microscopes inside the body

With a single scanning optical fiber, biomedical engineering Professor Xingde Li and his team are creating label-free and processing-free microscopes that go where no others can.  Read on.

AccuSpine Pedicle Probe design team

November 19, 2014

BME AccuSpine probe design team scores another win

The AccuSpine pedicle probe will enable safe and accurate pedicle screw placement during surgery by providing real-time feedback when an imminent breach is detected.  Read on.

Robert Mittendorff

November 13, 2014

Investing in the future of health care

BME alumnus Robert Mittendorff ’98 keeps his finger on the pulse of health care technology as a principal at Norwest Venture Partners, where he focuses on investing capital in the field’s most exciting new develop­ments, from medical devices to specialty pharma.  Read on.

2014 BME Design Studio Opening Celebration: Robert Lieberman, Ed Schlesinger, Landon King, Elizabeth Logsdon, and Elliot McVeigh

November 11, 2014

BME Design Studio grand opening

A state-of-the-art BME Design Studio has opened to provide space for undergraduate and graduate students to brainstorm, design, prototype, build, and test real-world clinical and global heath challenges.  Read on.

BME Associate Professor Joel Bader and Research Associate Karen Zeller

November 10, 2014

Designing a complete yeast chromosome

Using custom software designed in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, a team of Johns Hopkins researchers has synthesized an entire yeast chromosome.  Read on.

BME Assistant Professor Sri Sarma, PhD

November 8, 2014

Using software to pinpoint seizure activity

Sridevi Sarma works with School of Medicine colleagues to refine software called EZTrack that analyzes the brain’s electrical impulses to help pinpoint the location of epileptic seizures.  Read on.

Warren L. Grayson, PhD

November 7, 2014

Engineering new tissues with stem cells

Warren Grayson receives a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to continue working to understand how stem cells make decisions about differentiating into various types of cells within complex tissues.  Read on.

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David Herzfeld

Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

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Host: Dr. Jordan Green



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Danny Spampinato

Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

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Host: Dr. Vikram Chib



Warren Grayson, PhD

Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Mon., Feb. 16, 2015, 1:30 pm

Host: BME



A BME Distinguished Lecture

featuring Dr. Michael Lin

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Corey Bishop

Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

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Host: Dr. Jordan Green



A BME Distinguished Lecture

featuring Dr. Ian Foster

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

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