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Hopkins researchers receive Chan Zuckerberg Initiative awards

Adam Charles, Jamie Spangler, and Jeremias Sulam receive awards to address critical challenges in the fields of neurodegenerative disease and fundamental neuroscience.  

Justus Kebschull named 2024 Sloan Research Fellow

The Sloan Fellowship honors exceptional researchers whose creativity, innovation, and research accomplishments make them stand out as the next generation of leaders.

News Brief: Trayanova to give The Physiological Society’s Hodgkin-Huxley-Katz Prize Lecture

The Hodgkin-Huxley-Katz Prize Lecture is awarded to distinguished physiologists working outside the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland.

Eric Young, Johns Hopkins hearing research pioneer, dies

In research that spanned more than 40 years, Dr. Young’s main focus was in understanding the biological basis of common hearing impairments in the brain’s auditory system.

Molecular biologist Jeff Coller joins Hopkins BME

Coller is a groundbreaking genetics researcher whose work has led to fundamental shifts in the understanding of gene expression and to the creation of new therapeutics for treating genetic disorders such as Dravet syndrome.

Elizabeth Logsdon appointed as director of new design center

Elizabeth Logsdon has been appointed as director of the Sardella Engineering Design Center, a new schoolwide engineering design center that will serve all departments and educational centers.

News Brief: Rama Chellappa receives PAMI Distinguished Researcher Award

This award is presented to candidates whose research has significantly contributed to the progress of computer vision.

Jude Phillip receives award to classify subtypes of aging cells

Phillip, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has received a Junior Faculty award from the American Federation for Aging Research—Glenn Foundation to identify and classify subtypes of senescent cells.

Meet Annie Kathuria, assistant professor of biomedical engineering

In this interview, Kathuria discusses her research, the impact she hopes her work will produce, what excites her most about Hopkins, and more.

News Brief: Eileen Haase elected as BMES Fellow

Eileen Haase, teaching professor and vice chair for academic programs in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected as a fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society.

Natalia Trayanova joins $8M international research initiative for advanced heart disease diagnosis and therapeutics

The Leducq-funded project aims to find new therapies for heart disease by studying the effects of stimulating nerves.

Sri Sarma receives NIH Outstanding Investigator Award

Sri Sarma, associate professor of biomedical engineering and vice dean for graduate education and lifelong learning, has been selected to receive an NIH Outstanding Investigator Award.

News Brief: Tilak Ratnanather receives Diversity Recognition Award

Tilak Ratnanather, associate research professor of biomedical engineering, was chosen to receive a 2023 Diversity Recognition Award from the Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council.

Casey Overby Taylor earn Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award

Thirty-seven talented early-career faculty members representing all nine academic divisions of the university will receive 2023 Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards. Among the award winners this year is Casey Overby Taylor, associate professor of biomedical engineering and medicine.

Jennifer Elisseeff elected to National Academy of Sciences

Jennifer Elisseeff, the Morton F. Goldberg Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Translational Tissue Engineering Center at the Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Wilmer Eye Institute, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of her distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

News Brief: Thakor and team earn 2022 Misha Mahowald award

The 2022 Misha Mahowald Prize for Neuromorphic Engineering was awarded to a team led by Nitish Thakor at Johns Hopkins...

How cancer cells organize

There is a certain class of pediatric brain cancers that is “universally deadly,” with a median survival of 15 months and few, if any, viable treatment options. The key to combating these cancers might be in analyzing how the cells within tumor tissue—cancer cells, immune cells, and others—express genes and organize themselves spatially.

Rama Chellappa elected to National Academy of Engineering

Artificial intelligence researcher Rama Chellappa, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of biomedical engineering and electrical and computer engineering, was elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his contributions to digital image analysis, automatic face recognition, and applications.

Jeremias Sulam receives NSF CAREER award

Jeremias Sulam, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been named a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early-stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence.

Two from Hopkins BME among world’s most highly cited researchers

Two researchers from the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering are among the 6,938 individuals on the annual Highly Cited Researchers list compiled by Clarivate Analytics.

Expert: It’s time to stop creating ‘superbugs’ in the lab

Johns Hopkins computational biologist Steven Salzberg says controversial Boston University study that created a potentially deadly form of the omicron coronavirus variant should never have happened.

Deok-Ho Kim elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Deok-Ho Kim, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in recognition of his significant contributions to advanced biomaterials and biointerfaces, as well as multi-scale biofabrication technologies.

Justus Kebschull wins prestigious Packard Fellowship

For this trailblazing research, Justus Kebschull has been named a recipient of a 2022 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering, which supports innovative and unconventional lines of research by early-career scientists.

News Brief: Nitish Thakor awarded Space@Hopkins seed grant

Nitish Thakor is among the four teams at Johns Hopkins to receive a seed grant from Space@Hopkins.

Nicholas Durr named recipient of Thalheimer Fund Grant

Nicholas Durr, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has received a technology development grant through the Louis B. Thalheimer Fund for Translational Research.

Deok-Ho Kim receives KSEA Engineer of the Year Award

Deok-Ho Kim, ssociate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been selected to receive the 2022 Engineer of the Year Award from the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association and the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies.

Miranda appointed assistant dean for faculty undergraduate mentoring

Constanza Miranda, senior lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been appointed assistant dean for faculty undergraduate mentoring in...

Trayanova elected a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

Natalia Trayanova has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. She is the Murray B. Sachs...

Hopkins BME Cahan, Durr win Catalyst Awards

Two faculty Biomedical Engineering faculty members will receive 2022 Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards. Patrick Cahan and Nicholas Durr were among...

Jamie Spangler received Maryland Outstanding Young Engineer Award

Jamie Spangler, the William R. Brody Faculty Scholar and assistant professor in the departments of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and...

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