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September 9, 2011

Eugene Kim awarded the William Negendank Young Investigator Award

Eugene Kim, a BME PhD student in the lab of Dr. Arvind P. Pathak, was awarded the William Negendank Young Investigator Award by the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). This award is made every two years to “outstanding young investigators in the field of cancer MR. Kim’s award-winning paper titled “A New […]

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May 31, 2011

CBID team members appear on CNN segment

Sean Monagle and Mary O’Grady, members of the CBID team that developed the Antenatal Screening Kit pen system, were interviewed on CNN’s Newsroom with Ali Velshi, in a segment called The Big I (Idea, Innovation and Intelligence). Sean and Mary talked about how the Antenatal Screening Kit was developed, and how CBID partners with Jhpiego […]

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May 24, 2011

Two BME students win AHA pre-doctoral fellowships

Two BME students have been awarded American Heart Association pre-doctoral fellowship awards. Sravanti Kusuma and Ambhi Ganesan have been awarded the fellowship, which provides research assistance and funding to students pursuing cardiovascular research. Sravanti’s research, in the lab of Dr. Sharon Gerecht in the department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, focuses on understanding vascular development […]

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May 19, 2011

CER grants Technology Fellowship Award to BME PhD Student

Xiaoxu Kang, a BME PhD student, has been awarded a Technology Fellowship Award in value of $5000 from JHU’s Center for Educational Resources (CER). Xiaoxu’s grant is to design a complete Java e-library including natural language processing, algorithms, and data structure to enhance classroom teaching in the Information Extraction course.

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April 25, 2011

BME scores several 2010 PURA grant awardees

BME junior Millie Shah was one of several BME students receiving a 2010 Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award. Lloyd Minor, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, hosted the annual PURA ceremony on April 12 honoring the achievements of the student researchers. Millie’s research, titled “Computational Modeling of VEGF and sFlt-1 to Stimulate Preeclampsia and […]

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April 7, 2011

Christopher Smith awarded UNCF/Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowship

Christopher L. Smith, a PhD candidate from Murfreesboro, TN, has received a 2011 UNCF/Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowship. The fellowships help African American graduate students complete coursework, conduct research, and prepare the dissertation required for a doctoral degree in the biomedically relevant life or physical sciences. Christopher is conducting a collaborative project with primary […]

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Lichy Han wins Goldwater scholarship

Lichy Han, an undergraduate who will be entering her senior year in the fall, has been awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The scholarships are awarded to outstanding undergraduate students, known as Barry M. Goldwater Scholars, who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Lichy is from […]

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March 28, 2011

Brent Millare awarded National Research Service Award

Brent Millare, a second-year BME PhD student in Dr. Natalia Trayanova’s lab, has been awarded a National Research Service Award (NRSA) from NHLBI. The award will support his project “Metabolic/Electrophysiological Model of the Heart Under Ischemia/Reperfusion,” which aims to address the ways in which coupling between metabolic and electrophysiological processes in the whole heart contribute […]

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October 31, 2010

Undergrads’ “intelligent” surgical drill takes third at Collegiate Inventors Competition

An “intelligent” drill developed by Johns Hopkins students to improve orthopedic surgical procedures was awarded third-place honors in the undergraduate division of the 2010 Collegiate Inventors Competition. The team received $2,500 in prize money for its entry, which was among five finalist projects competing Oct. 27 at a Washington, D.C., ceremony. The device can be […]

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The Rapid Hypothermia Induction Device includes an air tank, a pouch containing a pressure regulator and control mechanism, and two nasal prongs that are inserted into the nostrils.

September 30, 2010

BME student Design Team wins first-place innovation prize

A brain-cooling invention that could improve the survival prospects for cardiac arrest patients has won a $10,000 first-place prize for a Johns Hopkins undergraduate team at the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance’s annual BMEidea Awards. In the contest, judges from academia and industry evaluated entries for their ability to solve clinical problems, and for […]

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