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Johns Hopkins hosts event to help women scientists build their academic careers

December 6, 2018

Rising Stars workshop puts the achievements of women researchers in the spotlight

Johns Hopkins recently hosted the Rising Stars in Biomedical Engineering workshop, which aims to give women the skills they need to pursue faculty positions in the field.

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November 28, 2018

Five with ties to Hopkins BME named to ‘Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list

Five trailblazers with ties to Johns Hopkins BME who have become leaders in their fields have been named to the Forbes “30 Under 30” list for 2019.

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Cardiologists and Engineers Collaborate to Create New Treatments for Heart Disease

November 15, 2018

Cardiologists and Engineers Collaborate to Create New Treatments for Heart Disease

In a new $5.5 million center that spans engineering and cardiology specialties at Johns Hopkins, experts aim to improve the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders that affect millions of people by leveraging innovations in cardiac imaging, computer simulations and data science.

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November 14, 2018

Johns Hopkins collaborates with Morgan, Coppin to promote STEM diversity

With $2.46 million in support from the National Institutes of Health, Johns Hopkins University is teaming up with two historically black Baltimore institutions, Morgan State and Coppin State universities, to cultivate a diverse group of highly trained biomedical researchers.

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Paging the 'Surgineer'

October 2, 2018

Paging the ‘Surgineer’

Advances in surgical precision, safety and outcomes require that we bury complexity in the OR. Enter a new kind of engineer.

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September 10, 2018

Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Program Ranked #1 in Nation

The Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering earned the nation’s top spot once again in the U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of “Best Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Programs” for 2019.

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Johns Hopkins University partners with Tsinghua University on dual degree master's program in biomedical engineering.

July 31, 2018

Johns Hopkins BME partners with world’s top engineering school

The Johns Hopkins University’s top-ranked Department of Biomedical Engineering has entered into an international partnership with the world’s No. 1 engineering school, Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, to give master’s level students the opportunity to earn graduate degrees from both institutions.

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Tilak Ratnanather hosts a cohort of five students with hearing loss to conduct summer research.

July 27, 2018

STEM-HEAR: First cohort of students with hearing loss conducts summer research at Johns Hopkins

Tilak Ratnanather, associate research professor of biomedical engineering, is on a mission to bring more deaf and hard-of-hearing students in STEM fields.

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June 13, 2018

Thirty interdisciplinary research teams receive Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards

Thirty multidisciplinary endeavors have been selected to receive support this year from Johns Hopkins University’s Discovery Awards program. The winning project teams—chosen from 190 proposals—include 108 individuals representing 11 Johns Hopkins entities.

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New MINDS for Big Data

June 5, 2018

New MINDS for Big Data

Johns Hopkins has launched an interdisciplinary institute aimed at developing the mathematical theories that will hasten the analysis of the massive amounts of data being used to study everything from the inner workings of the human cell to the structure of the universe.

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