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October 1, 2016

BME Undergraduate Team Finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition

An undergraduate biomedical engineering design team was a finalist in the Collegiate Inventors Competition. The BME students Clarisse Hu, Sarah Lee, Bailey Surtees, and Serena Thomas entered with a project entitled Cryoablation.

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September 30, 2016

Tissue Analytics wins $50,000 at Beta City

The company is developing a mobile application to help doctors and nurses measure and track wound healing, a process that is typically done using an old-fashioned ruler and visual judgment.

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August 23, 2016

PhD candidate Randall Meyer receives multiple honors

Randall is currently working under Dr. Jordan Green, seeking novel biomaterial-based particle therapeutics that mimic the function of natural cells to achieve a therapeutic effect.

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July 29, 2016

Students develop device to help reduce preventable deaths on the battlefield

CBID undergrad team develops CricSpike tool kit designed to save lives by improving accuracy of cricothyrotomy in emergency situations.

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May 23, 2016

BME graduate team wins Intel-Cornell Cup grand prize

Their GEAR bio-gaming device was created to serve as an assistive computer interface for individuals with limited upper limb functionality to participate in video game play by transferring dexterous control from the hands to the feet.

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May 17, 2016

BME alumni David Giarracco finds the right balance

As vice president of market development at Medtronic, David Giarracco, BME ’89, MSE ’93, finds the keys to his success at the intersection of the technical and personal.

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May 6, 2016

Targeted treatment for chronic sinusitis

A new student-designed device offers hope for targeted treatment of chronic sinusitis, which afflicts one in eight Americans.

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May 4, 2016

BME-CBID Design Day Competition 2016 winning teams

Each year students showcase their biomedical innovations at the annual Design Day competition — where design teams discuss the healthcare need, demonstrate their invention, and share projected advantages for clinicians and medical practitioners.

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April 20, 2016

Putting the freeze on breast cancer

In South Africa, the standard breast cancer treatments don’t cut it. Here’s how Johns Hopkins researchers are engineering a solution.

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April 15, 2016

2016 Johns Hopkins Young Investigators’ Award winners

Each spring, at the Johns Hopkins Young Investigators Day celebration, exceptional graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are honored, and awards are granted in recognition of outstanding research.

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