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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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April 14, 2014

2nd Annual JHU–UMD BMES Undergraduate Research Day

The event is designed to showcase student research projects conducted during the past academic year and to encourage and inspire classmates in the biomedical engineering programs to pursue their own research.

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April 11, 2014

BME graduate student Kelly Chang awarded JHU ARCS Foundation Scholarship

The prestigious ARCS Foundation Scholarship provides $15,000 for education and research to support select, extraordinary graduate students.

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April 8, 2014

BME graduate student Carmen Kut awarded the 2014 Sommerman Engineering Excellence in Teaching Award

This award recognizes outstanding performance as a graduate teaching assistant in the Whiting School of Engineering.

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March 28, 2014

BME undergrad Ivan Kuznetsov named 2014 Goldwater Scholar

The coveted Goldwater Scholarship is awarded to extraordinary undergraduates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics who are deemed to have a strong research profile and exceptional promise for a research career.

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