April 26, 2021
Innerva wins $10,000 “Cure It!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
The Innerva team, made up of undergraduate students from the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering, were awarded the 2021 $10,000 “Cure it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for their work with peripheral nerve injuries.
April 22, 2021
Pandemic Eviction Bans Found to Protect Entire Communities from Covid-19 Spread
A new study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Pennsylvania uses computer modeling to suggest that eviction bans authorized during the COVID-19 pandemic reduced the infection rate and not only protected those who would have lost their housing but also entire communities from the spread of infections.
April 19, 2021
Two Hopkins BME juniors named Goldwater Scholars
Two juniors studying biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships for their research and achievements in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math
April 16, 2021
DioTeX earns $10,000 from Draper Competition
Cassandra Parent, a third-year student studying biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins, was recently named a track winner in the Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs, earning a prize of $10,000.
April 10, 2021
Three from Hopkins BME recognized at Young Investigators’ Day
Young Investigators’ Day at Johns Hopkins University was established in 1978 to recognize the outstanding research contributions made by our trainees: medical and graduate students, postdoctoral and clinical fellows, and residents.
April 2, 2021
Travis Brady earns Ford Foundation Fellowship
In recognition of his work in the lab and his desire to lead the next generation of scientists, Travis Brady was recently awarded a Ford Foundation Fellowship. Brady is pursuing his PhD in biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, and has a goal of one day leading his own lab that will emphasize mentorship, communication, and community engagement.
March 31, 2021
Five from Hopkins BME receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Five students from the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering have received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, which recognizes outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, or math fields who have been recognized by the National Science Foundation.
March 30, 2021
Hopkins BME graduate programs ranked No. 1 in nation by ‘U.S. News’
For the 31st consecutive year, the Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering graduate programs have once again been named the best in the nation according to U.S. News and World Report rankings of the “Best Graduate Schools.”
March 17, 2021
Jamie Spangler appointed the William R. Brody Faculty Scholar
Jamie Spangler, assistant professor in the departments of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been appointed the William R. Brody Faculty Scholar.
March 10, 2021
New study examines locomotion of aging cells
A new study by Jude Phillip, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, is taking a closer look at how age can impact the behavior of cells, specifically, the way in which they move around the body.
March 10, 2021
Two researchers with ties to Hopkins BME earn grants through Bisciotti Foundation Translational Fund
Two Johns Hopkins professors with ties to the Department of Biomedical Engineering have received grants for their research through the Bisciotti Foundation Translational Fund.
March 3, 2021
TikTok tutor racks up thousands of followers around the world
Hopkins BME senior Ben Straus shares homework help and study tips through TikTok videos and a Discord server.
February 23, 2021
Meet Jean Fan, assistant professor of biomedical engineering
In this interview, Fan discusses her research using imaging and sequencing technologies to study genes, the impact she hopes her work will produce, her non-profit organization that works to encourage young girls to become interested in science, and more.
February 15, 2021
Study in newborn mice suggests sounds influence the developing brain earlier than previously thought
Through experiments in newborn mice, scientists at Johns Hopkins report that sounds appear to change “wiring” patterns in certain areas of the brain earlier than scientists assumed and even before the ear canal opens.
February 10, 2021
Meet Ji Yi, assistant professor of biomedical engineering
Ji Yi joined the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering as an assistant professor in September 2020. In this interview, Yi discusses his passion for science and engineering, his current research in designing and building microscopic tools to view biological structures, his goals as a new faculty member, and more.
February 5, 2021
Meet Adam Charles, assistant professor of BME
Adam Charles joined Hopkins BME as an assistant professor in July 2020. In this interview, Charles discusses his research developing mathematical models and algorithms to understand the brain, his goals for the future, and career advice for students.
February 4, 2021
3 Questions: Alexis Battle
Alexis Battle, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and her team have developed software that, if paired with expanded sample collection practices, could help identify more causes of genetic disorders.
January 25, 2021
Meet Justus Kebschull, assistant professor of BME
Justus Kebschull joined Hopkins BME in January 2021. Learn more about his research, a "eureka moment," his goals for the future, and more.
January 20, 2021
Salzberg named a 2020 Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery
Steven Salzberg, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, and Biostatistics, has been named a 2020 Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.
January 14, 2021
Machine learning tool gives early warning of cardiac issues in COVID-19 patients
A new algorithm could warn doctors in advance of cardiac arrest or blood clots in hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
January 13, 2021
There’s no workspace like home
Three Hopkins roommates transformed their townhouse into a temporary manufacturing lab while the campus closed due to the pandemic.
January 5, 2021
Natalia Trayanova named a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
Natalia Trayanova, the Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) for her contributions to the field of cardiology.
December 23, 2020
Andrew Feinberg named Hagler Fellow at Texas A&M University
The Hagler Institute for Advanced Study at Texas A&M announced Andrew Feinberg, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Epigenetics, as one of ten Hagler Fellows for its Class of 2020-21.
December 23, 2020
The future of face masks
A team of biomedical engineering undergraduate students won $250,000 for their adaptable surgical mask design in the XPRIZE competition.
December 8, 2020
Eight from Hopkins BME earn Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards
41 multidisciplinary endeavors have been selected to receive support this year from Johns Hopkins University's Discovery Awards program. Eight of these endeavors include faculty from the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
December 8, 2020
Two from Hopkins BME named to National Academy of Inventors
Rama Chellappa and Nitish Thakor, faculty in the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering, have been elected as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.
December 7, 2020
Fighting COVID-19: Using ultraviolet light to decontaminate CT scanners
CT scans are vital to imaging lung diseases including COVID-19, but disinfecting the machines between use is time consuming. One team of researchers may have landed on a solution.
December 3, 2020
Hopkins BME undergrads named finalists in global mask design challenge
A Hopkins BME team of 24 undergraduate students that's come up with a clear, adaptable face mask is among five finalists in a global challenge to design a better mask.
December 2, 2020
Richard Johns, founding director of Hopkins BME, dies at 95
Richard Johns, founding director of the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering, died Nov. 29 at the age of 95 from complications of dementia.
November 24, 2020
Natalia Trayanova receives the 2021 Douglas P. Zipes Lectureship Award
Natalia Trayanova, the Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been selected to receive the 2021 Douglas P. Zipes Lectureship Award, given jointly by the Heart Rhythm Society and the Cardiac Electrophysiology Society.