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May 1, 2018

A Souped-up Walker to Help Get Pediatric ICU Patients on Their Feet

An undergraduate student design team from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University is developing a walker designed to get young patients in pediatric intensive care units up and moving as quickly as possible.

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Hopkins BME students take top prizes at annual JHU Business Plan Competition

Three Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering teams won top prizes at the 19th annual Johns Hopkins University Business Plan Competition in a day-long event Friday that capped months of preparation and prototyping.

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Goldwater Scholars

April 25, 2018

Johns Hopkins BME junior named Goldwater Scholar

Alaleh Azhir, a junior biomedical engineering major, is one of three Johns Hopkins students named a Goldwater Scholar for the 2018-19 academic year. Junior Rohan Panaparambil received honorable mention.

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Rheeda Ali

April 18, 2018

BME’s Rheeda Ali awarded Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship

Postdoctoral researcher Rheeda Ali has been awarded a Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship as part of the Johns Hopkins Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion. Out of 64 nominations, eight trainees representing various divisions of Johns Hopkins were chosen to receive this fellowship, which provides a year of financial support to awardees.

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International student teams compete at Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition

The 2018 Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition attracted student teams from universities across the globe to showcase novel engineering and software design solutions to clinical needs. 

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Lemelson-MIT winners

April 11, 2018

Two teams of Hopkins BME undergrads among winners at MIT young inventors competition

Two teams of Johns Hopkins undergraduate biomedical engineering students are among six groups to receive a 2018 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize, which recognizes promising young inventors from around the country.

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NSF Fellowship

April 10, 2018

Four Hopkins BME students awarded NSF Fellowships

Four PhD candidates studying biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University have earned prestigious fellowship awards through the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

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Bailey Surtees

March 23, 2018

Meet Bailey Surtees, BME alumna and research assistant

After earning her degree in 2017, Bailey Surtees joined the department as a research assistant to continue advancing her team’s goal of designing a low-cost treatment for breast cancer. In this interview, Surtees talks about the cryoablation project, her experiences in Africa, and the ways in which BME Design Teams shaped her life.

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Meet Tara Blair, senior in BME

March 19, 2018

Meet Tara Blair, BME senior

In this interview, Blair offers an inside look at what it’s like to study biomedical engineering, the opportunities and activities available to students at Johns Hopkins, and advice for incoming freshmen.

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Shiva Razavi

March 15, 2018

Meet Shiva Razavi, BME Ph.D. student

In an interview with Johns Hopkins Medicine, Razavi shared details of her journey to become a biomedical engineer, the mentors who helped her pursue this career path, and the importance of supporting women in STEM.

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