February 1, 2023
Machine learning model they designed shown to work in some ICU patients
An intensivist at Johns Hopkins Medicine, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University engineering students, report they have developed artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms that can detect the early warning signs of delirium and can predict — at any time during an ICU stay — a high risk of delirium for a significant number of patients.
January 31, 2023
Jeremias Sulam receives NSF CAREER award
Jeremias Sulam, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been named a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early-stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence.
January 24, 2023
PneuTech wins $20,000 grant and advances to next stage of VentureWell E-Team Program
The Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering student innovator team, PneuTech, was recently selected to advance to the next stage of the VentureWell E-Team Program.
January 4, 2023
When grandpa can’t hear words at a noisy holiday gathering, too many brain cells may be firing at once
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they found that old mice were less capable than young mice of “turning off” certain actively firing brain cells in the midst of ambient noise.
December 19, 2022
News Brief: Researchers capture 3D cellular dynamics across whole organism
A team of researchers from Johns Hopkins have shown that a new microscopy technique can capture dynamic 3D images of an entire zebrafish larvae while maintaining cellular resolution in all three dimensions.
December 12, 2022
New computer model tracks origin of cell changes that drive development
Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have developed a computer model — dubbed quantitative fate mapping — that looks back in the developmental timeline to trace the origin of cells in a fully grown organism.
December 12, 2022
BME student interns at NASA Johnson Space Center
Fourth-year biomedical engineering student Rene DeBrabander spent his fall semester interning with NASA Johnson Space Center’s Applied Injury Biomechanics team, designing experiments to test motion-capture gloves.
December 9, 2022
Workshop prepares young scientists, engineers for professional challenges
The annual Rising Stars workshop brings together trainees from diverse backgrounds for professional development, networking, and mentorship.
November 29, 2022
New Tools Map Seizures, Improve Epilepsy Treatment
Two new models could solve a problem that’s long frustrated millions of people with epilepsy and the doctors who treat them: how to find precisely where seizures originate to treat exactly that part of the brain.
November 21, 2022
Two from Hopkins BME among world’s most highly cited researchers
Two researchers from the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering are among the 6,938 individuals on the annual Highly Cited Researchers list compiled by Clarivate Analytics.
November 15, 2022
Hopkins BME Alumni Q&A – Korak Sarkar ‘03
In this Q&A, Sarkar shares memories from his time at Hopkins BME, recalls how his professors made an impact on his career, and gives advice to students looking to become biomedical engineers.
November 4, 2022
Engineering for social change
In her 'Social Justice for Engineers' course, alum Sarah Hemminger teaches Johns Hopkins students about how thoughtful design can address social ills.
November 2, 2022
Expert: It’s time to stop creating ‘superbugs’ in the lab
Johns Hopkins computational biologist Steven Salzberg says controversial Boston University study that created a potentially deadly form of the omicron coronavirus variant should never have happened.
October 26, 2022
Three from Hopkins BME named Siebel Scholars
Three Johns Hopkins doctoral students studying biomedical engineering have been named Siebel Scholars for 2023, an honor that reflects their exceptional academic performance and outstanding demonstrated leadership.
October 21, 2022
Newly created protein a step toward preventing autoimmune disorders
Researchers design a protein that can activate and increase the number of specialized cells that can prevent the onset of autoimmune disorders.
October 20, 2022
Deok-Ho Kim elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
Deok-Ho Kim, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in recognition of his significant contributions to advanced biomaterials and biointerfaces, as well as multi-scale biofabrication technologies.
October 19, 2022
Justus Kebschull wins prestigious Packard Fellowship
For this trailblazing research, Justus Kebschull has been named a recipient of a 2022 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering, which supports innovative and unconventional lines of research by early-career scientists.
October 17, 2022
Johns Hopkins undergraduates win runner-up award in Collegiate Inventors Competition
Two Johns Hopkins University undergraduate students and a recent graduate won the undergraduate runner-up award and a $5,000 prize Thursday in the annual Collegiate Inventors Competition.
October 12, 2022
Researchers find link between immune cells’ closest neighbors and survival time in patients with pancreatic cancer
Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine have discovered that the organization of different types of immune cells within pancreatic tumors is associated with how well patients with pancreatic cancer respond to treatment and how long they survive.
October 7, 2022
New study uncovers major cause of deadly heart arrhythmias
Fat inside the heart, a possible after effect of heart attacks, is a large player in the development of heart rhythm disturbances.
September 29, 2022
News Brief: Nitish Thakor awarded [email protected] seed grant
Nitish Thakor is among the four teams at Johns Hopkins to receive a seed grant from [email protected]
September 27, 2022
Johns Hopkins, Howard University Partner to Develop Tech for Neuro Disorders
Johns Hopkins University and Howard University are teaming up to develop medical devices to diagnosis, treat, and manage neurological disorders.
September 16, 2022
Johns Hopkins team named finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition
The team of Johns Hopkins engineering students developed a simpler and more comfortable brace to treat kids born with clubfoot.
September 15, 2022
A crash course in the life of a biomedical engineer
The Immersive Summer Program for Education, Enrichment, and Distinction in Biomedical Engineering introduces high school students to school and career pathways in biomedical engineering.
September 13, 2022
Hopkins BME undergraduate program once again No. 1 in the nation
The Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering has been named the nation’s best BME undergraduate program by U.S. News and World Report, the longest-running and most widely cited assessment of U.S. colleges and universities.
August 16, 2022
Nicholas Durr named recipient of Thalheimer Fund Grant
Nicholas Durr, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has received a technology development grant through the Louis B. Thalheimer Fund for Translational Research.
August 16, 2022
Deok-Ho Kim receives KSEA Engineer of the Year Award
Deok-Ho Kim, ssociate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been selected to receive the 2022 Engineer of the Year Award from the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association and the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies.