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Natalie Livingston

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.

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A male student wearing a white lab coat looks into a microscope.

November 7, 2019

Eleven from Hopkins BME receive Provost Undergraduate Research Awards

Eleven biomedical engineering undergraduates from Johns Hopkins University received the Provost Undergraduate Research Award (PURA) to help fund their research projects over the coming year.

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October 31, 2019

Johns Hopkins student team wins $5K at Collegiate Inventors Competition

Team Relavo wins runner-up prize for device designed to reduce infection rates during at-home kidney dialysis.

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October 29, 2019

Student engineers design a solution to address common dialysis complication

Johns Hopkins student startup Relavo is among the finalists at the National Collegiate Inventors Competition.

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The five Siebel Scholars stand outside and pose for a photo.

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.

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Bailey Surtees at right

August 14, 2019

Bioengineering by Degrees to Treat Breast Cancer

2017 Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering graduate Bailey Surtees and a team of student engineers recently published a paper in ‘PLOS One’ about a device they developed that treats cancer by freezing cancerous tissue using CO2.

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Kubanda cryoblation device

July 17, 2019

Low-cost tissue-freezing device could expand access to lifesaving breast cancer treatments

A cryoablation probe developed by Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering students would offer an affordable, widely available alternative for women in low-resource settings.

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Vinay Ayyappan awarded Astronaut Scholarship.

June 21, 2019

Hopkins BME senior awarded Astronaut Scholarship for second year in a row

For the second year in a row, Vinay Ayyappan, a rising senior in biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, has been awarded an Astronaut Scholarship, which recognizes talented students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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Kevin Franck

May 31, 2019

Hipper Hearing

Kevin Franck, MSE ’95, is on a mission to help the world hear better—and that starts, he says, “by changing the perception of everyone around us.”

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Kali Barnes and Eric Chiang pictured with the Best Life Sciences Startup Prize from the Rice Business Plan Competition.

May 14, 2019

Engineering team takes home more than $30,000 in prizes at Rice Business Plan Competition

Treyetech, a Johns Hopkins engineering team, took home more than $30,000 in grants and prizes from the Rice Business Plan Competition after presenting their designs for a device that makes corneal transplant surgery easier.

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