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 Adam Li, George Levay, Nate Tran

May 23, 2016

BME graduate team wins Intel-Cornell Cup grand prize

Their GEAR bio-gaming device was created to serve as an assistive computer interface for individuals with limited upper limb functionality to participate in video game play by transferring dexterous control from the hands to the feet.  Read on.

Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering - Global Footprint

May 17, 2016

Bioengineering across borders

Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering researchers have built strategic partnerships with leading BME clinicians and programs worldwide, and the department’s global reach is expected to grow.  Read on.

 Jeff Siewerdsen, PhD, and Jean-Paul Wolinsky, MD, are co-directors of the new Carnegie Center for Surgical Innovation.

May 17, 2016

A different kind of operation

The setting of surgical milestones is revamped as the Carnegie Center for Surgical Innovation to foster collaboration between surgeons and biomedical engineers.  Read on.

May 17, 2016

BME alumni David Giarracco finds the right balance

As vice president of market development at Medtronic, David Giarracco, BME ’89, MSE ’93, finds the keys to his success at the intersection of the technical and personal.   Read on.

May 11, 2016

Sharper images with MRI

More detailed and precise MRI requires lengthier scans — taxing the patient’s ability to remain still. Daniel Herzka and his colleagues are creating solutions that compensate for motion, and deliver clearer medical images more efficiently.  Read on.

Salient ENT

May 6, 2016

Targeted treatment for chronic sinusitis

A new student-designed device offers hope for targeted treatment of chronic sinusitis, which afflicts one in eight Americans.  Read on.

Andy Feinberg, Lindsay Rizzardi

April 29, 2016

Zero gravity genomics

Feinberg is part of a team of NASA experts selected to study how a year in space effects astronaut Scott Kelly’s biology, when compared to his twin earth-bound brother, Mark, as the control.  Read on.

April 25, 2016

Cancer research: Your cells’ sugar diet

Kevin Yarema’s research group uses metabolic glycoengineering in their pancreatic and brain cancer studies — manipulating how cells process and display sugars, and looking for molecular targets to block so they can’t drive cancer development.  Read on.

April 20, 2016

Putting the freeze on breast cancer

In South Africa, the standard breast cancer treatments don’t cut it. Here’s how Johns Hopkins researchers are engineering a solution.  Read on.

Scot Kuo

April 15, 2016

Scot Kuo: BME’s gadget man

At the nexus of research and technology, Dr Kuo secures hi-tech hardware for scientists, aids researchers determine what equipment can help them achieve research needs, and advises BME students with equipment design strategies.  Read on.

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New Frontiers in 3D Printing at Johns Hopkins University

Fri., Jun. 10, 1:00 pm
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Speaker: Various

Showcasing the broad spectrum of 3D printing applications in translational research and patient care

Hosted by: ICTR, Neurosurgery, BME

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