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January 27, 2017

Pashakhanloo's Human Heart Image Wins Competition for Yearlong Cover on Nature Reviews Cardiology

Farhad Pashakhanloo's image of the fiber orientation in a human heart was selected from among many entries to appear on the cover of Nature Reviews Cardiology for 12 consecutive months, appearing in a different color each month.

January 12, 2017

Johns Hopkins launches new one-year biomedical design program for med students
Johns Hopkins launches new one-year biomedical design program for med students

The Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design, which specializes in medical device design, has launched a one-year gap program with funding for medical students studying at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

December 16, 2016

Physical Epigenetics Now Offered at Johns Hopkins

A new course in physical epigenetics will be available at Johns Hopkins University for first-year graduate students and upper division undergraduates starting in spring 2017.

October 25, 2016

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

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?

October 24, 2016

The Passing of David A. Robinson
David 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.

July 22, 2016

TEDCO chooses JHU BME biotech start-ups for funding
Advancing Medical Technology

Three Johns Hopkins BME-associated medical technology development companies have been selected by the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) Life Science Investment Fund for product development funding.

May 17, 2016

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

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

March 16, 2016

US News gives top rank to Hopkins BME graduate program

The Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering program has held the top spot in the U.S. News graduate school rankings since they were first published in 1990.

October 15, 2015

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

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

October 1, 2015

JHU, DuPont agreement sets stage for 2016 Ebola suit production
CBID-designed healthcare worker protection suit

In collaboration with DuPont, production of the CBID-designed healthcare worker protection suit will be expedited — and will be on the market for use in the first half of 2016.