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Faculty highlights

October 7, 2013

Rachel Karchin named William R. Brody Faculty Scholar

Leading-edge achievements in advancing computational methods to interpret genomic data for individualized medicine cited

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September 30, 2013

Natalia Trayanova is awarded the 2013 NIH Director’s Pioneer Award for her project “virtual electrophysiology laboratory”

The award will provide up to $2.5 million over five years to support the development of a patient-specific heart modeling system.

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August 23, 2013

Virtual 3-D heart model guides defibrillator placement in children

Biomedical engineer, Natalia Trayanova, and pediatric cardiologist Jane Crosson, teamed up to develop a ‘virtual heart’ that precision-guides defibrillator placement in children with heart defects.

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August 14, 2013

Dr. Xiaofeng Jia awarded stem cell research funds from Maryland State

A $200,000 exploratory grant was awarded to Dr. Jia and collaborators for funding of research to advance the field of regenerative medicine.

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July 26, 2013

Jeffrey Siewerdsen elected to the AAPM Board of Directors

Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen has been elected to serve on the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Board of Directors effective January 1, 2014.

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July 15, 2013

Dr. Xiaofeng Jia awarded NIH RO1 Grant

The R01 research grant, which provides support for health-related research and development based on the NIH mission, will provide Dr. Jia $2 million in funds.

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July 8, 2013

BME’s Ratnanather and Tward to be honored with Farrington Daniels Award

BME assistant research professor Tilak Ratnanather and graduate student Daniel Tward will receive recognition by the AAPM for their contribution to research in radiation dosimetry.

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June 21, 2013

Dr. Jeffrey Siewerdsen is promoted to Professor

Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen has been promoted to Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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April 24, 2013

Dr. Michael Miller receives Excellence in Teaching Award!

BME Professor Michael I. Miller, Ph.D. has been selected to receive the Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising

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February 4, 2013

Dr. Rachel Karchin receives National Science Foundation ABI grant

Rachel Karchin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, BME and ICM, is awarded a $695,000 grant from the National Science Foundation Advances in Biological Informatics program.

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