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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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September 28, 2012

ICM & ICTR successfully conclude first Symposium on Computational Medicine

On Monday, September 24, over 50 members of the Hopkins research community met in the Chevy Chase Conference Center at the newly constructed Zayed Tower, Johns Hopkins Hospital to hold the first Symposium on Computational Medicine.

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September 5, 2012

Undergraduate HemoGlobe team wins $250,000 grant

HemoGlobe, a device developed by an undergraduate team from BME’s Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID), was awarded a $250,000 seed grant at Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development competition in Seattle, WA. In partnership with Jhpiego (a Johns Hopkins affiliate), the HemoGlobe team developed a device that will provide community-based […]

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May 11, 2012

Natalia Trayanova named inaugural Sachs Professor as BME celebrates 50 years

The Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering celebrated its 50th anniversary on May 4 with a daylong symposium that included the installation of Natalia Trayanova as the inaugural Murray B. Sachs Professor.

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January 10, 2012

Coulter Foundation award to fund projects with translational potential

The Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering has received a Coulter Foundation Translational Partnership Award that will result in $5 million in funding over the next five years to speed the movement of new medical devices out of the university’s labs and into hospitals and doctor’s offices.

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October 10, 2010

Rai Winslow named Raj and Neera Singh Professor

Rai Winslow, professor of Biomedical Engineering and director of the Institute for Computational Medicine (ICM), was named the inaugural Raj and Neera Singh Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. As director of ICM, Winslow oversees an initiative that includes faculty, clinicians, researchers and students from Johns Hopkins’ School of Medicine and its Whiting School […]

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