May 11, 2022
Kathleen Cullen featured on BBC News World Service podcast
Kathleen Cullen, Professor in Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience and Otolaryngology, was featured on a BBC News World Service podcast. The podcast,...
May 10, 2022
Hopkins BME PhD candidate Brian Morris wins Won-Sang Lee Award
Hopkins BME PhD candidate Brian Morris won the Won-Sang Lee Award at the Bárány International Congress in Madrid today. The...
May 2, 2022
Jennifer Elisseeff elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Jennifer Elisseeff, professor of biomedical engineering, the Morton Goldberg Professor of Ophthalmology at the School of Medicine and director of...
April 28, 2022
From Blurry to Bright: AI Tech Helps Researchers Peer into the Brains of Mice
Johns Hopkins biomedical engineers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) training strategy to capture images of mouse brain cells in...
April 28, 2022
News Brief: Former BME Design Team wins innovation grant
They’ll have the chance to collaborate with 11 other student science & tech innovator teams from institutions across the US...
April 22, 2022
Four from Hopkins BME recognized at Young Investigators’ Day
Young Investigators’ Day was established in 1978 to recognize young investigators who are trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and to provide them with a forum for their work. This year, four from Hopkins BME were recognized for their research.
April 12, 2022
Alexis Battle named director of Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare
Alexis Battle, associate professor in biomedical engineering with secondary appointments in computer science and the department of genetic medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, will become the new director of the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare on September 1.
April 8, 2022
AI predicts if and when someone will experience cardiac arrest
An algorithm built to assess scar patterns in patient heart tissue can predict potentially life-threatening arrhythmias more accurately than doctors can.
April 7, 2022
Johns Hopkins and Amazon collaborate to explore transformative power of AI
The new JHU + Amazon Initiative for Interactive AI will advance machine learning, computer vision, natural language understanding, and speech processing while increasing access to these technologies.
April 1, 2022
Johns Hopkins scientists contribute to first complete sequence of human genome
A group of Johns Hopkins University scientists has collaborated with more than 100 researchers around the world to assemble and analyze the first complete sequence of a human genome, two decades after the Human Genome Project produced the first draft.
March 30, 2022
Johns Hopkins BME graduate programs ranked No. 1 by ‘U.S. News’
The Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering programs have, once again, been named #1 in the country according to the annual U.S. News and World Report ranking of the nation’s Best Graduate Schools.
February 21, 2022
Three from Hopkins BME elected to AIMBE College of Fellows
Three members from the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering have been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering's College of Fellows.
February 15, 2022
News Brief: Jamie Spangler receives NSF Early CAREER Award
Jamie Spangler, the William R. Brody Faculty Scholar and assistant professor in the departments of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence.
February 1, 2022
Lab-grown meat, fungus-based ice cream
Food of the Future course led by Franklyn Hall, a Hopkins BME PhD student, explores the new range of meats, milks, and cheeses developed using cellular manipulation and emerging technology.
January 26, 2022
Alexis Battle receives President’s Frontier Award
In a surprise move this year, the university recognizes two faculty members with the full award; each will receive $250,000 to support their groundbreaking research.
January 25, 2022
New heart modeling method may help doctors pump the brakes on sudden cardiac death
Digital, personalized replicas of patients' hearts can help health care providers to better predict who will need implanted defibrillators over time.
January 21, 2022
Personalized Treatment for PTSD
Blythe Karow ’02, co-founder and CEO of Evren Technologies, has developed a medical device to treat PTSD by boosting the parasympathetic response to put the user in a more relaxed state.
January 21, 2022
Tissue Engineering: The Future is Here
Through advances in biomaterials, stem cell science, and more, researchers are moving tantalizingly close to regenerating damaged body parts, creating new organs, and equipping our existing tissues to fight off debilitating diseases.
January 20, 2022
News Brief: Nicholas Durr receives NSF Early CAREER Award
Nicholas Durr, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, is a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence.
January 18, 2022
News Brief: Jamie Spangler earns 2022 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award
Jamie Spangler, the William R. Brody Faculty Scholar and assistant professor in the departments of biomedical engineering and chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been awarded a 2022 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.
January 6, 2022
New Color-Coded Test Quickly Reveals If Medical Nanoparticles Deliver Their Payload
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have developed a color-coded test that quickly signals whether newly developed nanoparticles deliver their cargo into target cells.
December 22, 2021
News Brief: René Vidal receives IEEE Computer Society’s 2021 Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award
Vidal was recognized "for pioneering contributions to subspace clustering and generalized principal component analysis with applications in computer vision and pattern recognition.”
December 21, 2021
Bridging divides in AI, machine learning
A team of health equity experts from Johns Hopkins have joined a $50 million National Institutes of Health effort to close glaring gaps in the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in health care and medicine among underrepresented communities.
December 20, 2021
News Brief: Jordan Green elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors
Jordan Green has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, a distinction that honors academic inventors who have created or facilitated outstanding inventions that have had an impact on society.
November 18, 2021
A stunning 3D map of blood vessels and cells in a mouse skull could help scientists make new bones
Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists have used glowing chemicals and other techniques to create a 3D map of the blood vessels and self-renewing “stem” cells that line and penetrate a mouse skull.
October 29, 2021
Eight from Hopkins BME receive Provost Undergraduate Research Awards
Eight biomedical engineering undergraduates from Johns Hopkins University received the Provost Undergraduate Research Award to help fund their research projects over the coming year.
October 20, 2021
Taekjip “TJ” Ha elected to National Academy of Medicine
Taekjip "TJ" Ha, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, is among ten faculty members from Johns Hopkins University to have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
October 11, 2021
Targeting epilepsy with surgical precision
Developed by Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineers, a new method of highlighting the most epileptic parts of the brain could enable not only more accurate diagnosis of the seizure disorder, but also help guide more precise surgical treatment.
September 24, 2021
Four Hopkins BME PhD students named Siebel Scholars
Selected for their exceptional academic performance and outstanding leadership, four Johns Hopkins University PhD students studying biomedical engineering have been named Siebel Scholars for 2022.