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June 23, 2017

Nitish Thakor receives EMBS Academic Career Achievement Award

Nitish Thakor, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been selected to receive the 2017 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Academic Career Achievement Award.

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June 12, 2017

Using T-Cells to encourage tissue regeneration

Most people know immune cells as the first responders to trauma—killing bacteria, fungi, viruses and other invaders—but there is a hidden side, as well. Immune cells also repair the body. They are both killers and healers.

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May 19, 2017

Jamie Spangler joins BME faculty

Jamie Spangler, who earned her bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering with a concentration in chemical and biomolecular engineering at Johns Hopkins in 2006, will serve as assistant professor with joint appointments in those departments beginning July 1, 2017.

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May 18, 2017

Winston Timp awarded $2 million grant from NHGRI

Winston Timp, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins, has been awarded a $2 million grant as part of the “Novel Nucleic Acid Sequencing Technology Development” project funded through the National Human Genome Research Institute.

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May 15, 2017

Ratnanather honored for promoting diversity in STEM

Tilak Ratnanather, associate research professor of biomedical engineering, received an honorable mention and a prize of $10,000 for the Provost’s Prize for Faculty Excellence in Diversity.

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Thank you to Dr. Robert Allen

As we close out the 2016-2017 academic year, we offer our best wishes to Dr. Robert Allen on his retirement from the department of Biomedical Engineering.

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April 27, 2017

Xiaoqin Wang Receives $12 Million Award to Lead Research on Speedier Learning

Xiaoqin Wang, a professor of biomedical engineering, has won a $12 million award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for work with a multi-university team that will focus on targeted neuroplasticity training.

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April 24, 2017

Jennifer Elisseeff joins TEDCO board of directors

Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Jennifer Elisseeff, professor of biomedical engineering, to the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) board of directors.

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March 20, 2017

Six from Johns Hopkins BME elected to AIMBE College of Fellows

Six members of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University have been elected to the College of Fellows at the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

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March 7, 2017

Jordan Green receives Curtis W. McGraw Research Award

Jordan Green, associate professor of biomedical engineering, is the 2017 recipient of the American Society for Engineering Education’s Curtis W. McGraw Research Award.

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