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June 2, 2015

BME undergrads develop contraceptive implant training kit for global health technicians

Access to long-term, reversible contraceptive in the form of a tiny implant in the arm can be a challenge in areas around the world where medical services are limited and frontline providers have minimal training.

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May 15, 2015

BME alumni team enters wireless home lighting market

At their startup company, Switchmate, recent alumni Peng, Dua and Romano draw on their Design Team training as they probe the automatic light switch landscape, and seek a simple installation solution for consumers.

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May 13, 2015

SpiroSense offers hope to patients with respiratory illness

A low-cost, deskilled spirometer, invented by BME undergraduates, offers hope to patients struggling with respiratory illnesses in low-resource areas.

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April 24, 2015

BME undergrad Miguel Dias wins at 2015 Social Venture Challenge at CGI U

Dias and his Johns Hopkins team were recognized for their Tanzania-based project, Bright Energy Africa — a social enterprise that works to convert agricultural waste into smokeless fuel briquettes.

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April 23, 2015

BME undergrad wins JHU-UMD Research Day

Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering sophomore Andrew Tsai took 1st place for his oral presentation on tunable electrospun anti-microbial coatings for orthopedic implants.

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April 9, 2015

PhD student Sohail Zahid receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Graduate student Sohail Zahid has been awarded a 2015 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The selection was based on Sohail’s demonstrated potential to contribute to strengthening the vitality of the US science and engineering enterprise.

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April 2, 2015

Johns Hopkins CBID design team wins global health design competition

The CBID design team competed with 23 undergraduate teams from top universities and captured first place with their improved spirometer, SpiroSense..

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March 25, 2015

BME alums Brooke and Rege discuss post-graduate entrepreneurial endeavor

M. Jason Brooke, MSE ’04, and Abhishek Rege, MSE ’05, PhD ’12 recently stopped discussed their experiences in launching a startup company for their portable retinal imager at a recent BME EDGE event in Clark Hall.

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March 12, 2015

JHU ARCS Foundation Scholarship awarded to BME Sohail Zahid

Sohail Zahid, a graduate student in the Computational Cardiology Lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, has been awarded the Johns Hopkins University’s 2015–2016 ARCS Foundation Scholarship.

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February 27, 2015

I-STAR researchers shine at SPIE Medical Imaging 2015

Johns Hopkins I-STAR Lab researchers, led by Jeffrey Siewerdsen, delivered outstanding talks and were awarded prizes for their research papers at the 2015 SPIE Medical Imaging Conference.

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