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August 6, 2015

PhD student Qian Cao awarded HHMI research fellowship

Cao’s biomedical imaging research uses 3D imaging and reconstruction methods to overcome conventional spatial resolution to provide insights on the early stage progression and treatment response of osteoarthritis.

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June 24, 2015

BME graduate student Jennifer Xu, receives 2014 Best Paper Award in Medical Physics

Jen’s research involves breakthrough work in modeling the imaging performance of new x-ray photon counting detectors. Her image quality model gives analytical insight into the benefits of photon counting, low electronics noise, and the potential for high-quality x-ray spectral imaging.

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June 12, 2015

BME grads develop noninvasive deep brain stimulator to control Parkinson’s symptoms

A promising new in-home treatment for symptoms of advanced Parkinson’s disease will more efficiently control the debilitating tremors and muscle stiffness without invasive therapy or even a trip to the doctor’s office

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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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