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November 16, 2017

Steven Salzberg among 2017 Highly Cited Researchers

Steven Salzberg, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been named one of the 2017 Highly Cited Researchers according to Clarivate Analytics, which was previously part of Thomson Reuters.

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September 21, 2017

Natalia Trayanova elected as a Fellow of IAMBE

The International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering has elected Natalia Trayanova, the Murray B. Sachs Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, as a Fellow of IAMBE.

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Sridevi Sarma receives L’Oréal’s Changing the Face of STEM mentoring grant

Sridevi Sarma, associate professor of biomedical engineering, is one of 10 recipients of the L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Program’s Changing the Face of STEM mentoring grants.

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Natalia Trayanova TEDx Talk

July 19, 2017

Natalia Trayanova gives TEDx talk at Johns Hopkins

Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of biomedical engineering, recently gave a TEDx talk at Johns Hopkins discussing her lab’s efforts to develop personalized virtual hearts.

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July 10, 2017

Three from BME receive Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards

Three faculty members from the Department of Biomedical Engineering have been selected to receive support this year from the Johns Hopkins University’s Discovery Awards program.

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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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