April 9, 2018
A neuroscientist, a data scientist, and an engineer walk into a lab…
Through the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute's postdoctoral fellowship, researchers from each field are uniting to solve the mysteries of the brain.
March 27, 2018
A design challenge full of twists and turns
More than two dozen members of the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland came to Johns Hopkins University Saturday to design and build miniature roller coasters out of cardboard boxes, pipe insulation tubing, cups, tape, and other household materials—and to learn about the field of engineering along the way.
March 20, 2018
Johns Hopkins BME grad program ranked nation’s best by ‘U.S. News’
The program returned to its traditional sole possession of the No. 1 spot in the rankings after sharing the top spot a year ago. The Whiting School of Engineering moved up for the fourth consecutive year to 18th overall.
March 13, 2018
Advances in personalized medicine highlighted at fourth annual Computational Medicine Night
Faculty and students gathered recently for the fourth annual Computational Medicine Night. The event attracted more than 100 undergraduate students interested in learning about ICM’s cutting-edge research program and the computational medicine minor.
March 5, 2018
Pioneering Hopkins scientist Murray Sachs dies at 77
His research on how the brain receives and processes sound paved the way for the development of cochlear implants.
February 26, 2018
Huge Hopkins presence at SPIE Medical Imaging symposium
The annual SPIE Medical Imaging symposium held in Houston, TX featured 14 talks from faculty and students from the Johns Hopkins Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Radiology, Neurosurgery, and Orthopaedic Surgery.
February 24, 2018
Barclay students become biomedical engineers for a day
To wrap up National Engineers Week, Warren Grayson, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, encouraged students at Barclay Elementary/Middle School to think like an engineer for an afternoon.
February 12, 2018
Johns Hopkins-led team of cancer researchers shortlisted for £20 million award
An international team led by Johns Hopkins researcher Rong Li, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of cell biology and chemical and biomolecular engineering, was selected as one of ten finalists in the second round of Cancer Research UK’s £20 million Grand Challenge.
January 19, 2018
Bringing the textbook to life: High school students spend a day at Johns Hopkins BME
The Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering hosted 16 high school students from the Park School of Baltimore to help fuel their passion for science and engineering.
November 15, 2017
Hopkins researchers win $100K grant from Gates Foundation for life-saving baby monitoring device
The university’s NeMo team, short for Neonatal Monitoring, was named as one of 51 new Grand Challenges Explorations winners in an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
November 14, 2017
CBID partners with the Stevens Initiative on international virtual exchange program
The Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design has been selected to work with the Stevens Initiative, based at the Aspen Institute. This program will create an engineering design and innovation cyber exchange program to bring students together through virtual, joint hackathons.
November 2, 2017
Kavli NDI moves into its new space in Clark Hall
The Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute hosted its grand opening launch party last Monday evening in its new space located on the third floor of Clark Hall at the Johns Hopkins University Homewood campus.
October 31, 2017
Johns Hopkins-led team aims to turn computer systems into digital detectives
A Johns Hopkins University-led international team of scientists—supported by an $11-million, five-year U.S. Department of Defense grant—wants to streamline such investigations by developing algorithms for extracting relevant details from multi-modal data.
October 11, 2017
Miller Opens 2017 BMES Annual Meeting with Vision for New BME Era
Michael I. Miller, director of the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering, opened the 2017 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ on October 11 by unveiling a plan for a new era of biomedical science discovery to respond to the challenges of the 21st century.
October 9, 2017
3-D Printing Models of Human Organs
It was summer 2016 when a Johns Hopkins cardiac surgeon began collaborating with a graduate student on a peculiar puzzle: Could they produce a three-dimensional model of a baby's heart?
October 5, 2017
Sarma promoted to associate director of ICM
It’s been less than one month since biomedical engineering associate professor Sridevi Sarma was promoted to associate director of the Institute for Computational Medicine, and she’s already got big plans.
October 5, 2017
Johns Hopkins co-organizes first international meeting on brain health
UNOPS and Johns Hopkins co-organized an international conference with the Chinese Brain Tissue Library Cooperation Alliance and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Neurology Center.
July 21, 2017
NIH Funds JHU Pre-Doctoral Training Program in Computational Medicine
The Institute for Computational Medicine has received federal funding for its Pre-Doctoral Training Program in Computational Medicine, which will support trainees from the departments of Biomedical Engineering and Applied Mathematics & Statistics.
July 10, 2017
Three from BME receive Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards
Three faculty members from the Department of Biomedical Engineering have been selected to receive support this year from the Johns Hopkins University’s Discovery Awards program.
June 29, 2017
Michael Miller named new director of Department of Biomedical Engineering
Michael Miller, PhD, has been selected as the next director of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, effective July 1.
June 8, 2017
Kavli partners with NSF to host international conference
The Johns Hopkins Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute is partnering with the National Science Foundation to host a conference for researchers from universities and organizations across the globe.
June 6, 2017
ICM, BME, and MechE host Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys
ICM and BME welcomed 23 seventh graders from the Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys for a day of STEM-related activities, providing access to ideas on engineering and social innovation.
May 19, 2017
CBID designs automated mosquito trap to track Zika
It all started at a hackathon. A group of Johns Hopkins students, postdocs, and faculty members gathered one weekend in April 2016 to develop a solution to the recent spread of the Zika virus. After hitting a few dead ends, the VectorWEB team hit upon an idea to create an automated trap that would count and identify mosquitoes, record the data, and send it to the Cloud where it could be mapped and distributed to health officials.
May 15, 2017
Thank you to Dr. Robert Allen
As we close out the 2016-2017 academic year, we offer our best wishes to Dr. Robert Allen on his retirement from the department of Biomedical Engineering.
April 11, 2017
Kavli names nine fellows and three visiting scientists
Nine fellows and three visiting scientists have been selected to join the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institution.
March 14, 2017
Johns Hopkins named ‘Best Graduate School’ in biomedical engineering by U.S. News & World Report
The Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering program has secured the top spot once again in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of “Best Graduate Schools” in biomedical engineering and bioengineering for 2018.
January 27, 2017
Pashakhanloo’s Human Heart Image Wins Competition for Yearlong Cover on Nature Reviews Cardiology
Farhad Pashakhanloo's image of the fiber orientation in a human heart was selected from among many entries to appear on the cover of Nature Reviews Cardiology for 12 consecutive months, appearing in a different color each month.
January 12, 2017
Johns Hopkins launches new one-year biomedical design program for med students
The Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design, which specializes in medical device design, has launched a one-year gap program with funding for medical students studying at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
December 16, 2016
Physical Epigenetics Now Offered at Johns Hopkins
A new course in physical epigenetics will be available at Johns Hopkins University for first-year graduate students and upper division undergraduates starting in spring 2017.