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Dialysate Bag

May 20, 2020

Johns Hopkins team develops new method to make kidney dialysis fluid for patients with COVID-19

A team of researchers and students at Johns Hopkins are working to replenish the diminishing reserve of kidney dialysis fluid to help those with acute kidney injury, including COVID-19 patients who develop the disorder.

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Covaid map

May 18, 2020

With Covaid, neighbors support neighbors during the pandemic

Johns Hopkins BME senior Debanik Purkayastha and a team of university students are working to build volunteer networks online to help others during the pandemic.

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Neil Rens

May 8, 2020

Hopkins BME alum Neil Rens wins prestigious Knight-Hennessy Scholarship

With a lifelong interest in leadership and service, Johns Hopkins alum Neil Rens has worked to make health care more accessible, merging his biomedical engineering background with medicine and health economics to create new models for health care delivery. This fall, he will take this pursuit to the next level as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford University.

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May 6, 2020

Two from Hopkins BME recognized at Young Investigators’ Day

Young Investigators’ Day at Johns Hopkins University was established in 1978 to recognize the outstanding research contributions made by our trainees: medical and graduate students, postdoctoral and clinical fellows and residents. The annual celebration includes brief presentations by the awardees, a poster presentation and reception. Awardees each receive a cash prize as well as recognition […]

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April 10, 2020

NSF Graduate Research Fellows to conduct research at Hopkins BME

Johns Hopkins University will serve as the home of 20 NSF Graduate Research Fellows—outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, or math fields who have been recognized by the National Science Foundation.

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April 6, 2020

Thinking Fast in a Time of Crisis

A virtual hackathon hosted by the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design brings together hundreds of teams to solve challenges related to COVID-19.

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February 13, 2020

Hopkins BME senior awarded Gates Cambridge scholarship to pursue a PhD at Cambridge University

Shubhayu Bhattacharyay, a Johns Hopkins University senior majoring in biomedical engineering, has won a Gates Cambridge Scholarship supporting his post-graduate studies in clinical neuroscience at the University of Cambridge in England.

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Vinay Ayyappan

January 31, 2020

Hopkins BME senior awarded Churchill Scholarship to complete master’s degree at Cambridge

Vinay Ayyappan, a Hopkins BME senior, will study cancer imaging techniques in the laboratory of Cambridge radiologist Ferdia Gallagher.

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Alina stands next to a table with a white board in the background.

January 29, 2020

Beating the Odds

Meet Alina Andrews, a BME student who hit her stride at Johns Hopkins, thanks largely to a supportive program that helped her thrive.

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December 17, 2019

BME seniors use contemporary techniques to identify a piece of JHU history

A team of Hopkins BME students identified a metal artifact in the Homewood Museum collection as a century-old part of the building’s roof.

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