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Department highlights

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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January 12, 2017

Johns Hopkins launches new one-year biomedical design program for med students

The Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design, which specializes in medical device design, has launched a one-year gap program with funding for medical students studying at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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December 16, 2016

Physical Epigenetics Now Offered at Johns Hopkins

A new course in physical epigenetics will be available at Johns Hopkins University for first-year graduate students and upper division undergraduates starting in spring 2017.

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October 25, 2016

NIH-funded study by JHU’s Andrew Feinberg to explore effects of lead exposure

When researchers try to uncover the cause of disease, they commonly start with two questions: did a quirk in the patient’s genes open the door to illness, or did exposure to environmental factors play havoc with the patient’s health?

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October 24, 2016

The Passing of David A. Robinson

David A. Robinson, a founding member of the Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering and distinguished service professor emeritus of ophthalmology, biomedical engineering, and neuroscience, died on Oct.18 at 92.

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