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Department highlights

Students work with model spine

March 20, 2018

Johns Hopkins BME grad program ranked nation’s best by ‘U.S. News’

The program returned to its traditional sole possession of the No. 1 spot in the rankings after sharing the top spot a year ago. The Whiting School of Engineering moved up for the fourth consecutive year to 18th overall.

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CM Night 2018

March 13, 2018

Advances in personalized medicine highlighted at fourth annual Computational Medicine Night

Faculty and students gathered recently for the fourth annual Computational Medicine Night. The event attracted more than 100 undergraduate students interested in learning about ICM’s cutting-edge research program and the computational medicine minor.

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Murray Sachs

March 5, 2018

Pioneering Hopkins scientist Murray Sachs dies at 77

His research on how the brain receives and processes sound paved the way for the development of cochlear implants.

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SPIE Conference 2018

February 26, 2018

Huge Hopkins presence at SPIE Medical Imaging symposium

The annual SPIE Medical Imaging symposium held in Houston, TX featured 14 talks from faculty and students from the Johns Hopkins Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Radiology, Neurosurgery, and Orthopaedic Surgery.

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February 24, 2018

Barclay students become biomedical engineers for a day

To wrap up National Engineers Week, Warren Grayson, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, encouraged students at Barclay Elementary/Middle School to think like an engineer for an afternoon.

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Johns Hopkins Engineering students introduce middle school girls to engineering

February 22, 2018

Johns Hopkins Engineering students introduce middle school girls to engineering

Engineering students spent part of last Saturday guiding and mentoring local middle school girls in ReadySetDesign’s Introduce a Girl to Engineering event, held as part of JHU’s 2018 National Engineers Week celebration.

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Rong Li

February 12, 2018

Johns Hopkins-led team of cancer researchers shortlisted for £20 million award

An international team led by Johns Hopkins researcher Rong Li, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of cell biology and chemical and biomolecular engineering, was selected as one of ten finalists in the second round of Cancer Research UK’s £20 million Grand Challenge.

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Park School

January 19, 2018

Bringing the textbook to life: High school students spend a day at Johns Hopkins BME

The Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering hosted 16 high school students from the Park School of Baltimore to help fuel their passion for science and engineering.

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January 12, 2018

BME Launches One-Week Intersession Workshop

Amir Manbachi, lecturer in the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering, will be teaching an intersession workshop on business communications and entrepreneurship beginning January 22.

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NeMo Team

November 15, 2017

Hopkins researchers win $100K grant from Gates Foundation for life-saving baby monitoring device

The university’s NeMo team, short for Neonatal Monitoring, was named as one of 51 new Grand Challenges Explorations winners in an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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