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January 21, 2015

BME senior Sandya Subramanian wins Churchill Scholarship

The Churchill Scholarship is awarded annually to students who have demonstrated a capacity to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the sciences, engineering, or mathematics by completing original, creative work at an advanced level

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November 19, 2014

BME AccuSpine probe design team scores another win

The AccuSpine pedicle probe will enable safe and accurate pedicle screw placement during surgery by providing real-time feedback when an imminent breach is detected.

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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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