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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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September 25, 2009

Elisseeff a speaker at 2009 World Stem Cell Summit

Helping stem cells help the body to heal itself Jennifer Elisseeff, an associate professor in BME, was one of the speakers at the 2009 World Stem Cell Summit in Baltimore. Elisseeff described how she and her colleagues have guided stem cells to patch up patients’ damaged and deteriorating knee cartilage. They are also working to […]

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August 27, 2009

BME Professor Named JHU Provost

Professor Lloyd B. Minor has been appointed provost and senior vice president for academic affairs of The Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Minor, currently the Andelot Professor and director of the Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery in the School of Medicine, also holds appointments in the departments of Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience. He will take […]

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June 2, 2009

Design Day 2009: The results are in!

Design Day 2009 presented remarkable student design work. Here are the prize-winning projects. First Place SutureCell™: Stem Cell Delivery Suture Sponsor: Rick Spedden, Laura Pingel, and Lew Schon, MD – Bioactive Surgical, Inc. Team Members: Matt Rubashkin, David Attarzadeh, Raghav Badrinath, Kristie Charoen, Stephanie D’Souza, Hayley Osen, Frank Qin, Avik Som, Steven Su, Lawrence Wei […]

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April 28, 2009

Hopkins BME ranked first in nation again

In U.S.News & World Report’s latest rankings of graduate school specialty programs, the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering again ranks first in the nation for Biomedical Engineering. The Department of Biomedical Engineering also operates within the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. USN&WR’s 2010 rankings put the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine #2 overall among […]

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March 30, 2009

CBID establishes Technology Accelerator Fund

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University is pleased to announce that it has received funding from Johnson & Johnson to support innovative translational research and development activities, with a focus on medical device development. The Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office of Science and Technology has provided $250,000 to establish the Technology Accelerator […]

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March 5, 2009

Former NIH Director Zerhouni Re-appointed Professor of BME

Former National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Elias Zerhouni, M.D. has been re-appointed Professor of Radiology and of Biomedical Engineering effective January 1, 2009. Dr. Zerhouni had been serving as NIH Director since 2002. Dr. Zerhouni has had a long association with Johns Hopkins. Prior to joining the NIH, Dr. Zerhouni served as executive vice-dean […]

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Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering students Erica Jantho, Hanlin Wan and Swarnali Sengupta test their team's ICU MOVER, a mobility aid designed to safely ambulate critical care patients. Photo: Will Kirk/HIPS

January 5, 2009

BME design projects in national press limelight

Two Design Team projects have been getting a lot of attention from national media. The New York Times turned their attention to two BME student design projects in the newspaper’s recent roundup of “23 Student Innovations,” a special feature of the Education Life section. The ICU MOVER: “Getting Up and Around, Even in Intensive Care” […]

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