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July 21, 2017

NIH Funds JHU Pre-Doctoral Training Program in Computational Medicine

The Institute for Computational Medicine has received federal funding for its Pre-Doctoral Training Program in Computational Medicine, which will support trainees from the departments of Biomedical Engineering and Applied Mathematics & Statistics.

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July 10, 2017

Three from BME receive Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards

Three faculty members from the Department of Biomedical Engineering have been selected to receive support this year from the Johns Hopkins University’s Discovery Awards program.

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June 29, 2017

Michael Miller named new director of Department of Biomedical Engineering

Michael Miller, PhD, has been selected as the next director of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, effective July 1. 

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June 8, 2017

Kavli partners with NSF to host international conference

The Johns Hopkins Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute is partnering with the National Science Foundation to host a conference for researchers from universities and organizations across the globe.

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June 6, 2017

ICM, BME and MechE host Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys

ICM and BME welcomed 23 seventh graders from the Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys for a day of STEM-related activities, providing access to ideas on engineering and social innovation.

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May 19, 2017

CBID designs automated mosquito trap to track Zika

It all started at a hackathon. A group of Johns Hopkins students, postdocs, and faculty members gathered one weekend in April 2016 to develop a solution to the recent spread of the Zika virus. After hitting a few dead ends, the VectorWEB team hit upon an idea to create an automated trap that would count and identify mosquitoes, record the data, and send it to the Cloud where it could be mapped and distributed to health officials.

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May 15, 2017

Thank you to Dr. Robert Allen

As we close out the 2016-2017 academic year, we offer our best wishes to Dr. Robert Allen on his retirement from the department of Biomedical Engineering.

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April 11, 2017

Kavli names nine fellows and three visiting scientists

Nine fellows and three visiting scientists have been selected to join the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institution.

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March 14, 2017

Johns Hopkins named ‘Best Graduate School’ in biomedical engineering by U.S. News & World Report

The Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering program has secured the top spot once again in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of “Best Graduate Schools” in biomedical engineering and bioengineering for 2018.

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Heart Cover

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.

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