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April 28, 2009

Hopkins BME ranked first in nation again

In U.S.News & World Report’s latest rankings of graduate school specialty programs, the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering again ranks first in the nation for Biomedical Engineering. The Department of Biomedical Engineering also operates within the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. USN&WR’s 2010 rankings put the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine #2 overall among […]

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March 30, 2009

CBID establishes Technology Accelerator Fund

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University is pleased to announce that it has received funding from Johnson & Johnson to support innovative translational research and development activities, with a focus on medical device development. The Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office of Science and Technology has provided $250,000 to establish the Technology Accelerator […]

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March 5, 2009

Former NIH Director Zerhouni Re-appointed Professor of BME

Former National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Elias Zerhouni, M.D. has been re-appointed Professor of Radiology and of Biomedical Engineering effective January 1, 2009. Dr. Zerhouni had been serving as NIH Director since 2002. Dr. Zerhouni has had a long association with Johns Hopkins. Prior to joining the NIH, Dr. Zerhouni served as executive vice-dean […]

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Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering students Erica Jantho, Hanlin Wan and Swarnali Sengupta test their team's ICU MOVER, a mobility aid designed to safely ambulate critical care patients. Photo: Will Kirk/HIPS

January 5, 2009

BME design projects in national press limelight

Two Design Team projects have been getting a lot of attention from national media. The New York Times turned their attention to two BME student design projects in the newspaper’s recent roundup of “23 Student Innovations,” a special feature of the Education Life section. The ICU MOVER: “Getting Up and Around, Even in Intensive Care” […]

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