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August 23, 2016

PhD candidate Randall Meyer receives multiple honors
BME PhD candidate Randall Meyer

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.

July 29, 2016

Crike-assist solution to enable improved success of battlefield cricothyrotomy
CricSpike: intuitive cricothyrotomy assist solution for tactical field care

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

May 23, 2016

BME graduate team wins Intel-Cornell Cup grand prize
 Adam Li, George Levay, Nate Tran

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.

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.

May 6, 2016

Targeted treatment for chronic sinusitis
Salient ENT

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

May 4, 2016

BME-CBID Design Day Competition 2016 winning teams

Each year students showcase their biomedical innovations at the annual Design Day competition — where design teams discuss the healthcare need, demonstrate their invention, and share projected advantages for clinicians and medical practitioners.

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.

April 15, 2016

2016 Johns Hopkins Young Investigators’ Award winners

Each spring, at the Johns Hopkins Young Investigators Day celebration, exceptional graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are honored, and awards are granted in recognition of outstanding research.

April 8, 2016

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships awarded to three BME PhD students

Congratulations to Sean Murphy, Yuan Rui, and Joseph Yu. These NSF Graduate Research Fellows have demonstrated significant research achievements and have great potential to propel future innovation.

March 30, 2016

UMD-JHU BME Research Day trophy retained for third year
JHU BMES President Adarsha Malla (left) and 1st Place Oral Presentation Winner James Shamul

Johns Hopkins undergrads took top honors for a fourth year at this mid-atlantic regional competition. The trophy — available since year two — has been on Hopkins turf each of the last three years.