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.
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.
October 19, 2020
ClearMask makes and sells 11 million masks internationally
With FDA clearance, maximum barrier protection, and supply chain advantages, the business founded by Johns Hopkins alumni improves the standard of care for patients around the world.
September 29, 2020
Two PhD students from Hopkins BME named Siebel Scholars
Yuan Rui and Sarah Somers, two PhD students studying biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins, have been names Siebel Scholars for 2021.
August 5, 2020
Dusting off the sewing machine to donate PPE
When Ivy Wang first learned to sew two years ago, she could never have predicted that the simple stitching skills she mastered would help her protect the lives of hundreds during a global pandemic as a volunteer making cloth masks for frontline workers.
August 3, 2020
PhD students and mentors win research and diversity fellowship
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded three pairs of Johns Hopkins PhD students and their mentors a 2020 Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study, which not only recognizes students who have the potential to be leaders in their fields, but also is designed to advance diversity and inclusion in the sciences.
May 6, 2020
Two from Hopkins BME recognized at Young Investigators’ Day
Chen Zhao and Scott Albert have been recognized at the 2020 Johns Hopkins Young Investigators' Day. Learn more about their research and why they earned the recognition.
April 10, 2020
NSF Graduate Research Fellows to conduct research at Hopkins BME
Johns Hopkins University will serve as the home of 20 NSF Graduate Research Fellows—outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, or math fields who have been recognized by the National Science Foundation.
November 18, 2019
Student Spotlight: Natalie Livingston
Immunoengineer Natalie Livingston, a PhD candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, is giving a boost to the immune system by using biomaterials to activate a patient’s immune cells.
October 2, 2019
Five Johns Hopkins BME PhD students named Siebel Scholars
Five Johns Hopkins PhD students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering have been named Siebel Scholars for 2020.
April 10, 2019
Four BME researchers recognized at Young Investigators’ Day
Four members of the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering were recognized at the 2019 Young Investigators’ Day award ceremony yesterday, which celebrates the unique contributions of junior researchers and the mentors who helped them excel in their fields.
February 26, 2019
Three from Hopkins BME recognized at SPIE 2019
Three members of the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering were recognized for the impact of their research at the 2019 SPIE Medical Imaging Conference.
January 29, 2019
Hopkins BME student awarded AHA predoctoral fellowship
Chen Zhao, a biomedical engineering Ph.D. candidate at Johns Hopkins University, has been awarded a two-year American Heart Association predoctoral fellowship.
December 18, 2018
When graduate student Luke Osborn needed to test the fingertip sensors he’d spent years developing for prosthesis wearers, he didn’t have far to look. The ensuing collaboration and results hold big promise for amputees.
October 23, 2018
Student develops microfluidics device to help scientists identify early genetic markers of cancer
Chrissy O'Keefe's HYPER-Melt device analyzes small volumes of fluids, detecting genetic and epigenetic changes more efficiently and cost-effectively than other devices currently on the market.
October 9, 2018
Two biomedical engineering graduate students named Siebel Scholars
Biomedical engineering PhD students John Hickey and Luke Osborn have been named Siebel Scholars for 2019, an annual award that recognizes nearly 100 of the top graduate students from universities across the nation who are studying in the fields of business, bioengineering, computer science, and energy science.
June 20, 2018
New ‘E-Dermis’ Brings Sense of Touch, Pain to Prosthetic Hands
The electronic ‘skin’ will enable amputees to perceive through prosthetic fingertips.
April 17, 2018
Two BME researchers honored at Young Investigators’ Day
Two members of the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering were honored today at the School of Medicine’s 2018 Young Investigators’ Day award ceremony.
April 10, 2018
Four Hopkins BME students awarded NSF Fellowships
Four PhD candidates studying biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University have earned prestigious fellowship awards through the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
March 15, 2018
Meet Shiva Razavi, BME Ph.D. student
In an interview with Johns Hopkins Medicine, Razavi shared details of her journey to become a biomedical engineer, the mentors who helped her pursue this career path, and the importance of supporting women in STEM.
February 27, 2018
Instructor creates tool that lets teachers know what’s working—and what isn’t
John Hickey, doctoral candidate in biomedical engineering, created Tcrunch, an app that facilitates real-time feedback and gives students a stronger voice in the classroom.
January 18, 2018
Partnering with Industry for Better Education in Drug Discovery
Inez Lam and Natalia Majewska were the first two students selected to participate in the Johns Hopkins-MedImmune Scholars Program and have recently begun their research projects.
October 24, 2017
Four BME graduate students named Siebel Scholars
Four graduate students in the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering have been named Siebel Scholars, a prestigious award honoring nearly 100 of the top graduate students in business, bioengineering, computer science, and energy science programs.
July 14, 2017
Inez Lam selected for new Johns Hopkins-MedImmune Scholars Program
Last year, Johns Hopkins University and MedImmune announced their collaboration on a unique initiative to prepare students for a career in the biopharma industry. The first two PhD candidates have been selected.
July 5, 2017
Defining the ‘Gold Standard’
A team of Johns Hopkins computational scientists and cancer experts devised its own bioinformatics software to evaluate how well current strategies identify cancer-promoting mutations and distinguish them from benign mutations in cancer cells.
March 29, 2017
Two from Hopkins BME receive 2017 Whitaker International Fellowships
Two students have been awarded 2017 Whitaker International Fellowships, a career-enhancing program that supports young biomedical engineers’ travels overseas to conduct research and take coursework.
February 24, 2017
Six from Hopkins BME awarded NSF graduate research fellowships
Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering will be home to six new Graduate Research Fellows – outstanding students in science, technology, engineering, or math graduate programs who have been recognized by the National Science Foundation.
February 20, 2017
Michael Ketcha Wins Young Scientist Award at SPIE 2017
Michael Ketcha, a PhD student in biomedical engineering, has won the Young Scientist Award at the 2017 SPIE Medical Imaging conference in Orlando, Florida for his paper entitled "Fundamental limits of image registration performance: effects of image noise and resolution in CT-guided interventions."