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Hopkins BME student awarded AHA predoctoral fellowship

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.

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Five BME students receive Provost Undergraduate Research Award

January 11, 2019

Five BME students receive Provost Undergraduate Research Award

Five undergraduate students studying biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins have been selected to receive the Provost Undergraduate Research Award (PURA).

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David West ’16 has become an entrepreneur after graduating from Hopkins BME.

Pathology’s Digital Future

After graduating from Hopkins BME, David West formed his own company with childhood friend Coleman Stavish and fellow engineering student Nathan Buchbinder. Together, the team is advancing the field of digital pathology.

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Bugrahan Cigdemoglu

December 18, 2018

From Hopkins to Silicon Valley

Bugrahan Cigdemoglu graduated from Johns Hopkins in 2017 with his bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering and computer science. Now working as a software engineer in Silicon Valley, Cigdemoglu offers career advice for current students looking to prepare for their future.

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Graduate student Luke Osborn created fingertip sensors for prothesis wearers.

Sweet Sensation

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.

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November 28, 2018

Five with ties to Hopkins BME named to ‘Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list

Five trailblazers with ties to Johns Hopkins BME who have become leaders in their fields have been named to the Forbes “30 Under 30” list for 2019.

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Alaleh Azhir is one of 32 American students to win the prestigious international Rhodes Scholarship.

November 20, 2018

Johns Hopkins senior Alaleh Azhir named Rhodes Scholar

Alaleh Azhir, a Johns Hopkins senior—who has a triple major in biomedical engineering, computer science, and applied mathematics and statistics—was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, which is among the oldest and best-known awards for international study.

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Team CortiTech developed device to prevent injuries during brain surgery

Johns Hopkins BME undergraduates place second in Collegiate Inventors Competition

A team of Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering students earned the silver prize Friday at the annual Collegiate Inventors Competition with a device intended to reduce the likelihood of injury during brain surgery.

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Radiex prototype developed by Hopkins BME undergrads.

November 15, 2018

Undergraduate team developed Radiex device to hold back cortical tissue during brain surgery

A group of Hopkins biomedical engineering students will submit Radiex, a brain retractor that aims to reduce the likelihood of injury during surgery, in the Collegiate Inventors Competition.

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Chrissy Okeefe

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.

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