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Faculty highlights

June 29, 2015

Catalyst Awards granted to early-career researchers

Four of these promising researchers are assistant professors within the Department of Biomedical Engineering including: Warren Grayson, Jordan Green, Feilim Mac Gabhann and Sridevi Sarma.

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May 5, 2015

Steven Salzberg named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Steven L. Salzberg, PhD — professor of Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, and Biostatistics — has been awarded a Bloomberg Distinguished Professorship to facilitate cross-disciplinary work across the university.

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May 4, 2015

Sound research: Eric Young dissects sound reception and hearing impairment

Since having joined the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering in 1975 Dr. Eric Young has made significant contributions in the field of neuroscience — specifically in understanding the brains’ sound reception as well as the brains’ response to hearing impairment.

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April 13, 2015

In memoriam: David Yue, MD, PhD

Dr. Yue instilled in his students and colleagues the wonder and privilege of scientific discovery. His work has profound implications for understanding everything from cognition to exercise to control of the heartbeat.

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March 30, 2015

President Obama honors Tilak Ratnanather with presidential mentoring award

J. Tilak Ratnanather, an expert in brain mapping and a champion of people with hearing loss, is a recipient of the Presidential Award of Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.

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December 29, 2014

The passing of Dr. David T. Yue

The Johns Hopkins community mourns the loss of a beloved friend, colleague and teacher, David Yue and remembers with profound gratitude his contributions to the field of biomedical engineering.

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Sri Sarma

November 8, 2014

Using software to pinpoint seizure activity

Sridevi Sarma works with School of Medicine colleagues to refine software called EZTrack that analyzes the brain’s electrical impulses to help pinpoint the location of epileptic seizures.

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November 7, 2014

Engineering new tissues with stem cells

Warren Grayson receives a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to continue working to understand how stem cells make decisions about differentiating into various types of cells within complex tissues.

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November 6, 2014

Mapping highways in the brain

Combining big data statistics and modern brain imaging, biomedical engineer Joshua T. Vogelstein is charting how the brain is connected to solve the riddles of mental function and dysfunction

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November 4, 2014

Putting genetic snippets together again

From trillions of tiny snippets of DNA, computer scientist Steven L. Salzberg is reassembling whole genomes to advance science across the board, from human health to forestry.

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