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May 1, 2012

Kathleen McDowell winner of the Jos Willems Young Investigator Competition

Kathleen McDowell Kathleen McDowell, a PhD student in the lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, was named the winner of the Jos Willems Young Investigator Competition at the International Society for Computerized Electrocardiology (ISCE) meeting in Birmingham, Alabama. At the conference, she presented her recent study, “Investigating the Arrhythmogenic Effects of Atrial Fibrosis in Patient-Specific Models.” […]

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March 16, 2012

Raymond Cheong wins Michael Shanoff Award

Raymond Cheong, an MD/PhD student in the lab of Dr. Andre Levchenko, was awarded the highly prestigious Michael Shanoff Award by the 2012 Young Investigators’ Day Committee.

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March 9, 2012

Xiaoxu Kang honored as a Macklin Fellow

Xiaoxu Kang, a PhD student working with Dr. Nitish V. Thakor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at JHU has been awarded a Macklin Mini-Fellowship For Ataxia Edification sponsored by The Gordon and Marilyn Macklin Foundation and the Chesapeake Chapter of the National Ataxia Foundation. This mini-fellowship is designed to promote ataxia awareness among the […]

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BME postdoc Rege has paper selected for journal cover

Abhishek Rege, a postdoctoral fellow in the Neuroengineering Laboratory of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins has had his paper “In vivo laser speckle contrast imaging reveals microvascular remodeling and hemodynamic changes during wound healing angiogenesis” selected to appear on the cover of the March issue of the journal Angiogenesis. His research on […]

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January 24, 2012

Xiaoxu Kang awarded Robbie Melton Scholarship

Xiaoxu Kang, a PhD student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was selected as the winner of this year’s Women in Bio Robbie Melton Scholarship. The scholarship honors Women In Bio co-founder, Robbie Melton, who has dedicated her career to fostering the growth of life science entrepreneurs. The scholarship fund was established to advance the […]

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January 3, 2012

BME PhD student awarded NRSA

Sravanti Kusuma Sravanti Kusuma, a fourth year PhD student in Dr. Sharon Gerecht’s lab, has been awarded a National Research Service Award (NRSA) from NHLBI to support her project, “Directed Derivation of Endothelial Cells from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells.” She aims to use this award to derive functional endothelial cells, which form the inner lining […]

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September 27, 2011

Three BME PhD Students Among This Year’s Seibel Scholars

The 2012 Siebel Scholars from Johns Hopkins are Suneil Hosmane, Stephanie I. Fraley, Manisha Aggarwal, Donny Hanjaya-Putra and Hannah Carter. Photo: Jay VanRensselaer/ BME PhD students Hannah Carter and Suneil Hosmane have been named to the 2012 class of Siebel Scholars. They are among five Johns Hopkins recipients out of 85 students selected this year […]

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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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