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.
October 24, 2016
The Passing of David A. Robinson
David A. Robinson, a founding member of the Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering and distinguished service professor emeritus of ophthalmology, biomedical engineering, and neuroscience, died on Oct.18 at 92.
July 22, 2016
TEDCO chooses JHU BME biotech start-ups for funding
Three Johns Hopkins BME-associated medical technology development companies have been selected by the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) Life Science Investment Fund for product development funding.
May 17, 2016
Imaging and surgery at the cutting edge
The setting of surgical milestones is revamped as the Carnegie Center for Surgical Innovation to foster collaboration between surgeons and biomedical engineers.
May 17, 2016
Bioengineering across borders
Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering researchers have built strategic partnerships with leading BME clinicians and programs worldwide, and the department's global reach is expected to grow.
March 16, 2016
US News gives top rank to Hopkins BME graduate program
The Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering program has held the top spot in the U.S. News graduate school rankings since they were first published in 1990.
October 15, 2015
The David T. Yue, MD, PhD, Endowed Scholars Fund benefits students
To sustain the legacy of the late David T. Yue, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University leaders, colleagues, and family members have established an endowed scholars fund and will host a symposium and memorial dedication
October 2, 2015
Johns Hopkins awarded Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute for brain study
Rick Huganir and Michael Miller will co-direct the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute at Johns Hopkins, drawing together faculty experts in neuroscience, engineering, data science to study the brain.
October 1, 2015
JHU, DuPont agreement sets stage for 2016 Ebola suit production
In collaboration with DuPont, production of the CBID-designed healthcare worker protection suit will be expedited — and will be on the market for use in the first half of 2016.
August 24, 2015
JHU offers undergraduate minor in computational medicine
The course of study exposes students to the fundamentals of computational medicine — a discipline devoted to the development of quantitative approaches to understanding the mechanisms, diagnosis, and treatment of human disease.
June 1, 2015
Les Tung named interim director of the Department of Biomedical Engineering
Leslie Tung, PhD, professor and director of undergraduate studies in biomedical engineering, has been named interim director of the department of biomedical engineering.
May 15, 2015
BME team works to design new protective suit for Ebola caregivers
Youseph Yazdi and his colleagues are overcoming final engineering challenges, financial matters and scale-up issues for their improved Ebola protective suit, moving them closer to their production goal.
May 1, 2015
Johns Hopkins professor Donald Geman elected to National Academy of Sciences
Don, a researcher with Department of Biomedical Engineering affiliated centers — the Institute for Computational Medicine and the Center for Imaging Science, was recognized for his development of computational methods for solving multi-dimensional and complex problems in machine learning.
December 12, 2014
CBID-redesigned protective Ebola caregivers suit selected for funding
A Johns Hopkins team that designed a protective suit for health care workers treating Ebola patients is one of the first awardees in a federal funding contest aimed at devising new tools to combat the disease.
November 11, 2014
BME Design Studio grand opening
A state-of-the-art BME Design Studio has opened to provide space for undergraduate and graduate students to brainstorm, design, prototype, build, and test real-world clinical and global heath challenges.
September 16, 2014
New program extends outstanding computational and analytical services to Hopkins researchers
The Computational Biology Consulting Core program, directed by Dr. Steven Salzberg, will enhance the computational capabilities of investigators at Johns Hopkins who seek solutions for data-intensive analysis.
May 16, 2014
Design Day 2014: Student devices solve real clinical needs
Featured at Design Day, AccuSpine, a spinal pedicle probe designed by Johns Hopkins BME undergrads, has already won $33,000 in competition prize money.
April 30, 2014
Dr. Eranga Ukwatta named Johns Hopkins University Biomedical Engineering Centennial Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr. Ukwatta was selected following a national search to find rising stars: with a record of achievement, a strong desire for scientific discovery, and aspirations for societal impact.
April 28, 2014
BME 2014 “Signals” class immortalized in selfie
This year the sophomore class of 120 students in the Biomedical Engineering Signals, Systems and Controls course gathered on the steps of Shriver Hall for the now long-time tradition of the yearly class photo.
November 7, 2013
JHU-Coulter Partnership funds translational research
Since established in 2011, the Johns Hopkins-Coulter Translational Partnership has awarded $1.3 million to 12 projects, facilitating biomedical innovations to go from concept to commercial reality.
November 2, 2013
Johns Hopkins launches BME EDGE
BME EDGE will help some of the world’s top biomedical engineering researchers navigate their next career moves into jobs with academia, government agencies, or private industry.
September 13, 2013
Whiting Biomedical Design Studio funded
Provisions for space, materials, and equipment expected to markedly enhance BME design course experience and outcomes
August 7, 2013
BME earns high honors in medical imaging physics at AAPM 2013
The Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering congratulates department members whose research contributions received three significant awards.
July 25, 2013
CBID program receives $200,000 from Medtronic
Medtronic partners with JHU to provide $200,000 a year for up to three years to support the BME CBID program.
June 24, 2013
The Johns Hopkins BME EDGE (formerly BME Transition Generator) has launched
The BME EDGE Center has launched with a new name, a new website and scheduled information sessions.
April 17, 2013
Dr. Rachel Karchin is promoted to Associate Professor
BME Professor Rachel Karchin, Ph.D., has been promoted to Associate Professor effective July 1, 2013.