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October 6, 2014

Three Johns Hopkins BME doctoral students named 2015 Siebel Scholars

Iraj Hosseini, Joel Sunshine and Carmen Kut will be awarded $35,000 to continue to pursue their promising biomedical engineering research projects.

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October 3, 2014

Freshman compete in foam core challenge

The new BME Design Studio hosts the annual “BME Foam Core Challenge,” introducing freshmen to biomedical design.

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September 3, 2014

Student-designed tricorder diagnostics system selected as finalist in Qualcomm Xprize challenge

This global competition challenges teams to develop a consumer-friendly, mobile device capable of diagnosing and interpreting 15 conditions along with digital capture of vital health metrics.

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August 28, 2014

BME graduate student Dan Wu awarded HHMI International student fellowship

The $43,000 annual award will support her research efforts to develop diffusion MRI methods to probe brain microstructural changes during brain development and injury.

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August 14, 2014

BME team wins 2014 DEBUT challenge with AccuSpine probe

A pedicle probe designed by Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering undergraduate students took first place in the NIH competition and was awarded a $20,000 prize.

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July 21, 2014

BME design team’s emergency blood loss prevention system receives approval for testing

The student-designed injectable foam system — presented at Design Day 2014 — fills the wound area and blocks blood loss in the critical first hour prior to receipt of more advanced medical help.

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June 12, 2014

BME student team develops auditory training app for cochlear implant users

Speech Banana app, now in beta testing, will expand and supplement cochlear implant training by allowing adult with CI to practice on their own.

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May 12, 2014

Anti-gravity treadmills improve physical therapy

Johns Hopkins BME alumnus Steve Basta heads AlterG, the California company that created the anti-gravity treadmill, as well as a bionic leg mobility trainer.

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May 7, 2014

BME EDGE helps PhD student find summer internship

This PhD candidate finds a summer internship at Genetech that mirrors his Johns Hopkins lab research. The role was found through BME EDGE —a program that enables students to explore job possibilities and refine career goals.

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April 16, 2014

Calcium Signal Lab researcher and BME PhD student Manu Ben Johny receives award for top research

The Nupur Dinesh Thekdi Research Award is presented at Johns Hopkins Young Investigators Day — which celebrates the achievements of Johns Hopkins students, postdocs and research fellows.

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