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Proscia Image Analysis

July 27, 2017

Proscia is Teaching Computers to Beat Cancer

For 150 years, pathologists have used glass slides and microscopes to analyze tissue samples, understand cancer and determine the best course of treatments. One Baltimore startup, however, is ushering this process and the whole field of pathology into an era of computational pathology.

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CBID - David Gullotti

July 19, 2017

Learning to Think Like a Clinician and Function Like a Startup

Medical student David Gullotti recently finished his master’s degree with CBID. Take a look at his year-long journey that took him from the clinic, to India, to the lab, and back again.

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Inez Lam

July 14, 2017

Inez Lam selected for new Johns Hopkins-MedImmune Scholars Program

Last year, Johns Hopkins University and MedImmune announced their collaboration on a unique initiative to prepare students for a career in the biopharma industry. The first two PhD candidates have been selected.

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July 5, 2017

Defining the ‘Gold Standard’

A team of Johns Hopkins computational scientists and cancer experts devised its own bioinformatics software to evaluate how well current strategies identify cancer-promoting mutations and distinguish them from benign mutations in cancer cells.

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May 18, 2017

Learning the science behind imaging devices

Johns Hopkins students in the upper-level Imaging Instrumentation course showed off their year-end projects that ranged from a system to replicate an endoscopic procedure to a method of measuring blood flow in the body.

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BME alumnus launches startup to detect acute kidney injury

For patients undergoing cardiac surgery, kidney injury may be a far thought from their minds. For Aaron Chang ’15, who graduated with a master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design within the Department of Biomedical Engineering, that thought has guided him in forming his startup company, Renalert.

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May 10, 2017

Students showcase prototypes at Design Day

The 2017 Biomedical Engineering Design Day drew hundreds of students, faculty, clinicians, and mentors to the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus. Eight master’s student teams and 14 undergraduate student teams represented the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design with projects spanning a range of clinical topics.

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May 1, 2017

JHU CBID team takes second in business plan competition with corneal surgery enhancement

A team of eight Johns Hopkins University undergraduate students took second place in the international Values and Ventures Business Plan Competition at Texas Christian University last week for their novel design to help transport and implant tissue during corneal surgery.

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April 13, 2017

BME junior named Goldwater Scholar

Fernando Vicente Zegarra, a junior in biomedical engineering, has been recognized by the Goldwater Scholarship program for his outstanding promise in a research career.

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March 29, 2017

Two from Hopkins BME receive 2017 Whitaker International Fellowships

Two students have been awarded 2017 Whitaker International Fellowships, a career-enhancing program that supports young biomedical engineers’ travels overseas to conduct research and take coursework.

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