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Sri Sarma

November 2, 2020

Sarma wins inauguaral Pitch It On! Competition for female inventors

Sridevi Sarma, an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, won $10,000 in Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures’ Pitch It On! competition for female inventors.

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Reza Kalhor

October 15, 2020

Synthetic biologist wins prestigious Packard Fellowship

Reza Kalhor, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, edits the genetic code to enable cells to record their own growth—a key to unlocking the origins of developmental abnormalities.

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September 14, 2020

Casey Overby Taylor earns Genomic Innovator Award

Casey Overby Taylor, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins, has received a Genomic Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health’s National Human Genome Research Institute.

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Rene Vidal

August 25, 2020

René Vidal and team receive MoDL award from the National Science Foundation-Simon’s Foundation

René Vidal, the Herschel L. Seder Professor in Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering, is leading a team of engineers, mathematicians, and theoretical computer scientists from multiple institutions who seek to revolutionize our understanding of the mathematical and scientific foundations of deep learning.

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Jude Phillip

Johns Hopkins welcomes back Jude Phillip as new faculty member

Jude Phillip is joining Hopkins BME as one of its newest core faculty members, and he will be welcomed by some familiar faces. He is returning to the school where his interest in aging began as he pursued his PhD studies under the mentorship Denis Wirtz, Theophilus Halley Smoot Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

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August 6, 2020

Sarma and Winslow earn NSF RAPID award to optimize ventilator therapy

Supported by an NSF Rapid Response Research award, Johns Hopkins biomedical engineers Sridevi Sarma and Raimond Winslow are creating data-driven models to ensure that COVID-19 patients in intensive care units receive optimal ventilator therapy.

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Rama Chellappa

July 13, 2020

Meet Rama Chellappa, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Rama Chellappa joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering with a joint appointment in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the spring of 2020. In this interview, he discusses his inspiration for pursuing a career in engineering, his research in computer vision and medical imaging, his goals for the future, and how he enjoys spending his time while outside the lab.

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June 29, 2020

Meet Casey Overby Taylor, assistant professor of BME

Casey Overby-Taylor joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the spring of 2020. In this interview, she discusses what sparked her interest in engineering, what she hopes to accomplish in the future, and her research on incorporating digital health tools into clinical research and healthcare practices.

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June 22, 2020

Meet Patrick Kanold, professor of BME

Patrick Kanold joined the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering as a professor in July 2020. In this interview, he shares details on his passion for science and neuroengineering, describes his biggest research accomplishments, and provides a look at what he enjoys doing outside of the lab.

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June 18, 2020

Jamie Spangler earns Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award

Jamie Spangler, assistant professor of biomedical engineering and chemical and biomolecular engineering, is among the thirty-six early-career faculty members selected to receive a 2020 Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award.

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