November 22, 2023
News Brief: Casey Overby Taylor awarded funding from NIMHD
The National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program and 10 partner institutes, centers, and offices have funded 26...
November 10, 2023
Brain-computer interface restores control of home devices for Johns Hopkins patient with ALS
A brain-computer interface (BCI) surgically implanted on the brain of an ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) patient has shown success in translating brain signals into computer commands.
November 6, 2023
Machine learning model calculates chemotherapy success in patients with osteosarcoma
The model's results correlated 85% with those calculated by a musculoskeletal pathologist.
November 2, 2023
Six from Hopkins BME receive Provost Undergraduate Research Awards
Six biomedical engineering undergraduates from Johns Hopkins University received the Provost Undergraduate Research Award (PURA) to help fund their research projects over the coming year.
October 27, 2023
Hopkins BME undergrads named runners-up in Collegiate Inventors’ Competition
A team of Johns Hopkins University undergraduate biomedical engineering students were named runners-up in the 2023 Collegiate Inventors Competition.
October 18, 2023
Hopkins BME joins university alliance to promote faculty diversity
Funded by the NSF, the new ARISE Alliance will develop inclusive faculty recruitment, hiring, and retention practices in biomedical engineering.
October 18, 2023
Elizabeth Logsdon appointed as director of new design center
Elizabeth Logsdon has been appointed as director of the Sardella Engineering Design Center, a new schoolwide engineering design center that will serve all departments and educational centers.
October 12, 2023
News Brief: Rama Chellappa receives PAMI Distinguished Researcher Award
This award is presented to candidates whose research has significantly contributed to the progress of computer vision.
October 9, 2023
Jude Phillip receives award to classify subtypes of aging cells
Phillip, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has received a Junior Faculty award from the American Federation for Aging Research—Glenn Foundation to identify and classify subtypes of senescent cells.
September 29, 2023
Justus Kebschull earns major awards for brain-mapping projects
The BRAIN CONNECTS program supports 11 projects that aim to develop technologies to comprehensively map neural connections in both humans and laboratory animals.
September 27, 2023
A BME summer abroad in Uganda
Ishir Sharma, a third-year biomedical engineering student, spent two months this summer pursuing a clinical engineering-based healthcare service project in Uganda.
September 26, 2023
Three Hopkins BME grad students named Siebel Scholars
Three Johns Hopkins doctoral students studying biomedical engineering have been named Siebel Scholars for 2024, an honor that reflects their exceptional academic performance and outstanding demonstrated leadership.
September 26, 2023
Hopkins engineers join $45M project to develop sense-and-respond cancer implant technology
Funding from the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) will fast-track the development of new cancer implant technology.
September 25, 2023
Student entrepreneurs among Collegiate Inventors Competition finalists
The team developed the Bronchosleeve, a novel catheter to improve a common chest surgery procedure.
September 18, 2023
Researchers enhance the function of natural proteins using ‘protein Legos’
Breakthrough research from Jamie Spangler, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and biomedical engineering, has potential implications for treatment of injuries.
September 18, 2023
Meet Annie Kathuria, assistant professor of biomedical engineering
In this interview, Kathuria discusses her research, the impact she hopes her work will produce, what excites her most about Hopkins, and more.
September 6, 2023
News Brief: Eileen Haase elected as BMES Fellow
Eileen Haase, teaching professor and vice chair for academic programs in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected as a fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society.
September 5, 2023
Johns Hopkins team wins NIH prize for hemorrhage diagnostic tool
The team won for DioTeX, a fast, accessible, and accurate hemorrhagic diagnostic tool for combat care.
August 30, 2023
New machine learning method may aid personalized cancer therapy
Deep-learning technology developed by Johns Hopkins researchers could help scientists overcome a major hurdle to developing personalized immunotherapies and vaccines.
August 7, 2023
Machine learning model could enable targeted gene therapies for genetic diseases
New machine learning model could enable the development of therapies for cancer or other genomic diseases by activating genes on demand.
July 27, 2023
“Tissue-on-a-Chip” headed to space to study aging and heart disease
For a team of Johns Hopkins scientists, the acceleration of aging in space provides a unique opportunity to better comprehend the condition that remains the leading cause of death in America: heart disease.
July 20, 2023
‘Digital twins’ of patients’ hearts harness personal genetics to inform disease management
Scientists have developed a tool called Geno-DT to create a digital replica of an individual's heart, which could inform the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
July 17, 2023
‘Tipping the balance’ of immune cells from bad to good reverses multiple sclerosis symptoms in mice
A Johns Hopkins Medicine team suggests that microparticle-delivered therapy may be the first step toward stopping MS and other autoimmune diseases.
July 17, 2023
New immune model sheds light on implant rejection
Researchers' work may help to predict and prevent the immune response that leads to fibrosis.
July 5, 2023
Alumni Spotlight: Bhuvan Srinivasan
After a decade of working in investments, alumnus Bhuvan Srinivasan returned to his engineering roots as CBO of the wearable healthtech startup—Ultrahuman.
June 30, 2023
A new device for fetal therapy
Biomedical engineering third-year student Selena Shirkin and her team are working to prevent membrane rupture during emergency in-utero surgery.
June 29, 2023
Scientists design a nanoparticle that may improve mRNA cancer vaccines
Tests in mice with melanoma and colon cancer show tiny particle creates an “army” of immune cells that carry vaccine’s instructions, researchers say.
June 28, 2023
Three from Hopkins BME win Goldwater Scholarships
Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering students Sheila Iyer, Erick Rocher, and Nathan Wang have received Goldwater Scholarships, which recognize students for their research and achievements in the STEM fields.
June 26, 2023
Natalia Trayanova joins $8M international research initiative for advanced heart disease diagnosis and therapeutics
The Leducq-funded project aims to find new therapies for heart disease by studying the effects of stimulating nerves.