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Graduate student Luke Osborn created fingertip sensors for prothesis wearers.

December 18, 2018

Sweet Sensation

When graduate student Luke Osborn needed to test the fingertip sensors he’d spent years developing for prosthesis wearers, he didn’t have far to look. The ensuing collaboration and results hold big promise for amputees.

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November 28, 2018

Five with ties to Hopkins BME named to ‘Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list

Five trailblazers with ties to Johns Hopkins BME who have become leaders in their fields have been named to the Forbes “30 Under 30” list for 2019.

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Alaleh Azhir is one of 32 American students to win the prestigious international Rhodes Scholarship.

November 20, 2018

Johns Hopkins senior Alaleh Azhir named Rhodes Scholar

Alaleh Azhir, a Johns Hopkins senior—who has a triple major in biomedical engineering, computer science, and applied mathematics and statistics—was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, which is among the oldest and best-known awards for international study.

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Team CortiTech developed device to prevent injuries during brain surgery

Johns Hopkins BME undergraduates place second in Collegiate Inventors Competition

A team of Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering students earned the silver prize Friday at the annual Collegiate Inventors Competition with a device intended to reduce the likelihood of injury during brain surgery.

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Radiex prototype developed by Hopkins BME undergrads.

November 15, 2018

Undergraduate team developed Radiex device to hold back cortical tissue during brain surgery

A group of Hopkins biomedical engineering students will submit Radiex, a brain retractor that aims to reduce the likelihood of injury during surgery, in the Collegiate Inventors Competition.

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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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