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Chrissy Okeefe

October 23, 2018

Student develops microfluidics device to help scientists identify early genetic markers of cancer

Chrissy O’Keefe’s HYPER-Melt device analyzes small volumes of fluids, detecting genetic and epigenetic changes more efficiently and cost-effectively than other devices currently on the market.

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Five engineering graduate students named Siebel Scholars

October 9, 2018

Two biomedical engineering graduate students named Siebel Scholars

Biomedical engineering PhD students John Hickey and Luke Osborn have been named Siebel Scholars for 2019, an annual award that recognizes nearly 100 of the top graduate students from universities across the nation who are studying in the fields of business, bioengineering, computer science, and energy science.

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Team CortiTech wins the 2018 DEBUT Design Challenge.

September 21, 2018

Biomedical engineering undergraduates win 2018 DEBUT Design Challenge

A team of undergraduate students studying biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University took home the top prize at the 2018 DEBUT Design Challenge, which recognizes promising students and their work in biomedical design and innovation.

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CBID Summer Travel

August 9, 2018

BME students identify global health needs by traveling to clinics in Brazil, China, India, and Uganda

Each summer, our CBID graduate students form teams and travel abroad, working side by side with primary care providers in some of the world’s most underserved communities. Through immersion in the field, they experience firsthand the unique challenges associated with patient care in low-resource environments, allowing them to design solutions that overcome these barriers.

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The BioTechnical Institute of Maryland, Inc. (BTI) provides tuition-free training to high school graduates in Baltimore City.

August 6, 2018

A New Wave of BioTech Workers

David Maestas, a biomedical engineering Ph.D. student at Johns Hopkins University, has trained five high school students in his regenerative medicine lab. Through the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland training program, he helps prepare students to pursue careers in the biotech industry.

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Rachit Kumar spends the summer at Johns Hopkins conducting research.

July 30, 2018

Meet the BME summer student researchers: Rachit Kumar

Meet Rachit Kumar, one of five undergraduate students with hearing loss who is conducting research in Johns Hopkins auditory science and engineering labs this summer as part of the STEM-HEAR initiative.

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Anne Rojona Feliciano is spending the summer at Johns Hopkins conducting research.

July 28, 2018

Meet the BME summer student researchers: Anne Rojona Feliciano

Meet Anne Rojona Feliciano, one of five undergraduate students with hearing loss who is conducting research in Johns Hopkins auditory science and engineering labs this summer as part of the STEM-HEAR initiative.

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Tilak Ratnanather hosts a cohort of five students with hearing loss to conduct summer research.

July 27, 2018

STEM-HEAR: First cohort of students with hearing loss conducts summer research at Johns Hopkins

Tilak Ratnanather, associate research professor of biomedical engineering, is on a mission to bring more deaf and hard-of-hearing students in STEM fields.

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Sam Bidwell is a summer intern doing research at Johns Hopkins University.

July 24, 2018

Meet the BME summer student researchers: Sam Bidwell

Meet Sam Bidwell, one of five undergraduate students with hearing loss who will conduct research in Johns Hopkins auditory science and engineering labs this summer as part of the STEM-HEAR initiative.

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Humanitarian Hackathon for Gaza

July 9, 2018

Humanitarian Hackathon for Gaza

Design challenge teams in Baltimore and the Gaza Strip use enhanced audio visual technology to collaborate and innovate.

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