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December 19, 2017

Two BME student teams receive O’Connor Entrepreneurship Funding

Founded by Johns Hopkins alum Ralph O’Connor and his wife, Becky, the O’Connor Fund program awards each team a $5,000 grant with the opportunity to earn $5,000 more by reaching certain milestones.

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Healthify named to 30 Under 30

November 30, 2017

BME graduate and team named to Forbes 30 Under 30 list

A four-person team of Johns Hopkins alumni behind the startup Healthify was named to the 2018 Forbes “30 Under 30” list in the health care category.

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Freshman trip to Six Flags

November 15, 2017

Students get a rush—and scientific data—during a day at Six Flags

At Johns Hopkins University, first-year biomedical engineering students recently headed to Six Flags America to measure how the acceleration of an amusement park ride can impact an individual’s heart rate.

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David Herzfeld

November 14, 2017

Society for Neuroscience awards Lindsley Prize to David Herzfeld

The Society for Neuroscience has awarded the Donald B. Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience to David Herzfeld, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

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November 4, 2017

Johns Hopkins undergrad team takes second place at Collegiate Inventors Competition

A Johns Hopkins student invention aimed at helping people breathe easier won the silver prize in the 2017 national Collegiate Inventors Competition. The second-place award was announced Friday afternoon after final judging at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Siebel Scholars

October 24, 2017

Four BME graduate students named Siebel Scholars

Four graduate students in the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering have been named Siebel Scholars, a prestigious award honoring nearly 100 of the top graduate students in business, bioengineering, computer science, and energy science programs.

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Design Sprint

October 6, 2017

Undergrads kick off the semester with Design Sprint challenge

Students were challenged to design solutions to improve hand hygiene in high- and low-resource settings.

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CBID summer travel

October 5, 2017

CBID students spend the summer with clinicians around the world

Every summer, students from the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design travel to some of the world’s most underserved communities and work side by side with primary care providers. They assess patient and provider needs, and design the next generation of medical devices.

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October 4, 2017

Freshmen compete in annual foam core challenge

Moving a Ping-Pong ball three meters may sound like a simple task, but a group of Johns Hopkins freshmen biomedical engineering students learned first-hand that sometimes the simplest task can be the most difficult.

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September 27, 2017

Johns Hopkins undergrads among finalists in annual Collegiate Inventors Competition

The AssistENT team, formed by biomedical engineering majors during the 2016-17 school year, is one of six undergraduate finalists that will compete for top honors and prizes worth up to $10,000 during the annual Collegiate Inventors Competition.

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