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Department highlights

July 25, 2013

CBID program receives $200,000 from Medtronic

Medtronic partners with JHU to provide $200,000 a year for up to three years to support the BME CBID program.

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June 24, 2013

The Johns Hopkins BME EDGE (formerly BME Transition Generator) has launched

The BME EDGE Center has launched with a new name, a new website and scheduled information sessions.

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Rachel Karchin, Ph.D.

April 17, 2013

Dr. Rachel Karchin is promoted to Associate Professor

BME Professor Rachel Karchin, Ph.D., has been promoted to Associate Professor effective July 1, 2013.

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April 8, 2013

Undergraduate device shows promise in treating oxygen-deprived newborns

Biomedical engineering undergraduate team designs “Cooling Cure” device in an effort to prevent brain damage in oxygen-deprived newborns.

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March 21, 2013

BME Transition Generator receives $150,000 from JHU PII

An internship and professional development center is funded for JHU BME grad students who wish to pursue careers in industry, entrepreneurship and consulting.

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January 7, 2013

BME undergraduate FastStitch team wins first prize

The 2012 Collegiate Inventors Competition awards the Johns Hopkins team $12,500 for their work with the FastStitch device.

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December 20, 2012

MII selects CBID projects for TEDCO Award

Two projects that emerged from the JHU BME Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design (CBID) will receive almost $100,000 each to continue project development.

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December 4, 2012

BME undergraduate devices featured in local news

FastStitch, a disposable suturing device that guides placement of stitches, and HemoGlobe, a device that transforms a cellphone into a prick-free hemoglobin screening device are capturing media attention.

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November 5, 2012

Computational medicine begins to enhance the way doctors detect and treat disease

The report was written collaboratively by Johns Hopkins Institute of Computational Medicine director Raimond L. Winslow, along with three other Johns Hopkins professors affiliated with the Institute.

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October 10, 2012

Undergraduate FastStitch team wins again

FastStitch, a suturing device developed by BME undergraduates, was selected as the winner in the therapeutic devices category of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering DEBUT Challenge.

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