News & Events

Department highlights

November 5, 2012

Computational medicine begins to enhance the way doctors detect and treat disease

The report was written collaboratively by Johns Hopkins Institute of Computational Medicine director Raimond L. Winslow, along with three other Johns Hopkins professors affiliated with the Institute.

Read on.

October 10, 2012

Undergraduate FastStitch team wins again

FastStitch, a suturing device developed by BME undergraduates, was selected as the winner in the therapeutic devices category of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering DEBUT Challenge.

Read on.

September 28, 2012

ICM & ICTR successfully conclude first Symposium on Computational Medicine

On Monday, September 24, over 50 members of the Hopkins research community met in the Chevy Chase Conference Center at the newly constructed Zayed Tower, Johns Hopkins Hospital to hold the first Symposium on Computational Medicine.

Read on.

September 5, 2012

Undergraduate HemoGlobe team wins $250,000 grant

HemoGlobe, a device developed by an undergraduate team from BME’s Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID), was awarded a $250,000 seed grant at Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development competition in Seattle, WA. In partnership with Jhpiego (a Johns Hopkins affiliate), the HemoGlobe team developed a device that will provide community-based […]

Read on.

May 11, 2012

Natalia Trayanova named inaugural Sachs Professor as BME celebrates 50 years

The Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering celebrated its 50th anniversary on May 4 with a daylong symposium that included the installation of Natalia Trayanova as the inaugural Murray B. Sachs Professor.

Read on.

January 10, 2012

Coulter Foundation award to fund projects with translational potential

The Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering has received a Coulter Foundation Translational Partnership Award that will result in $5 million in funding over the next five years to speed the movement of new medical devices out of the university’s labs and into hospitals and doctor’s offices.

Read on.

October 10, 2010

Rai Winslow named Raj and Neera Singh Professor

Rai Winslow, professor of Biomedical Engineering and director of the Institute for Computational Medicine (ICM), was named the inaugural Raj and Neera Singh Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. As director of ICM, Winslow oversees an initiative that includes faculty, clinicians, researchers and students from Johns Hopkins’ School of Medicine and its Whiting School […]

Read on.

September 25, 2009

Elisseeff a speaker at 2009 World Stem Cell Summit

Helping stem cells help the body to heal itself Jennifer Elisseeff, an associate professor in BME, was one of the speakers at the 2009 World Stem Cell Summit in Baltimore. Elisseeff described how she and her colleagues have guided stem cells to patch up patients’ damaged and deteriorating knee cartilage. They are also working to […]

Read on.

August 27, 2009

BME Professor Named JHU Provost

Professor Lloyd B. Minor has been appointed provost and senior vice president for academic affairs of The Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Minor, currently the Andelot Professor and director of the Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery in the School of Medicine, also holds appointments in the departments of Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience. He will take […]

Read on.

June 2, 2009

Design Day 2009: The results are in!

Design Day 2009 presented remarkable student design work. Here are the prize-winning projects. First Place SutureCell™: Stem Cell Delivery Suture Sponsor: Rick Spedden, Laura Pingel, and Lew Schon, MD – Bioactive Surgical, Inc. Team Members: Matt Rubashkin, David Attarzadeh, Raghav Badrinath, Kristie Charoen, Stephanie D’Souza, Hayley Osen, Frank Qin, Avik Som, Steven Su, Lawrence Wei […]

Read on.