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July 22, 2016

TEDCO chooses JHU BME biotech start-ups for funding

Three Johns Hopkins BME-associated medical technology development companies have been selected by the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) Life Science Investment Fund for product development funding.

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May 17, 2016

Imaging and surgery at the cutting edge

The setting of surgical milestones is revamped as the Carnegie Center for Surgical Innovation to foster collaboration between surgeons and biomedical engineers.

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March 16, 2016

US News gives top rank to Hopkins BME graduate program

The Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering program has held the top spot in the U.S. News graduate school rankings since they were first published in 1990.

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October 15, 2015

The David T. Yue, MD, PhD, Endowed Scholars Fund benefits students

To sustain the legacy of the late David T. Yue, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University leaders, colleagues, and family members have established an endowed scholars fund and will host a symposium and memorial dedication

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October 1, 2015

JHU, DuPont agreement sets stage for 2016 Ebola suit production

In collaboration with DuPont, production of the CBID-designed healthcare worker protection suit will be expedited — and will be on the market for use in the first half of 2016.

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August 24, 2015

JHU offers undergraduate minor in computational medicine

The course of study exposes students to the fundamentals of computational medicine — a discipline devoted to the development of quantitative approaches to understanding the mechanisms, diagnosis, and treatment of human disease.

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June 1, 2015

Les Tung named interim director of the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Leslie Tung, PhD, professor and director of undergraduate studies in biomedical engineering, has been named interim director of the department of biomedical engineering.

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May 15, 2015

BME team works to design new protective suit for Ebola caregivers

Youseph Yazdi and his colleagues are overcoming final engineering challenges, financial matters and scale-up issues for their improved Ebola protective suit — moving them closer to their production goal.

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May 1, 2015

Johns Hopkins professor Donald Geman elected to National Academy of Sciences

Don, a researcher with Department of Biomedical Engineering affiliated centers — the Institute for Computational Medicine and the Center for Imaging Science, was recognized for his development of computational methods for solving multi-dimensional and complex problems in machine learning.

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December 12, 2014

CBID-redesigned protective Ebola caregivers suit selected for funding

A Johns Hopkins team that designed a protective suit for health care workers treating Ebola patients is one of the first awardees in a federal funding contest aimed at devising new tools to combat the disease.

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