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Five from Hopkins BME recognized at Young Investigators’ Day

The annual Young Investigators’ Day ceremony celebrates the unique contributions of junior researchers and the mentors who helped them excel in their fields.

Two biomedical engineering alumni and one graduate student named Paul and Daisy Soros fellows

One of the most competitive scholarships in the United States, the Soros Fellowship honors the contributions of immigrants and children of immigrants to the United States.

Q&A: PhD student Joseph Criscione receives American Heart Association Fellowship

In this Q&A, Criscione shares his path to working on cardiac disease modeling, why he chose Johns Hopkins, and how he hopes his research will eventually improve patient outcomes.

Research suggests link between amygdala and early Alzheimer’s symptoms: Q&A with Kaitlin Stouffer

Stouffer talks about her group’s work on understanding how the amygdala relates to Alzheimer’s disease progression and why it is a promising frontier for Alzheimer’s research and treatment.

Brain-computer interface restores control of home devices for Johns Hopkins patient with ALS

A brain-computer interface (BCI) surgically implanted on the brain of an ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) patient has shown success in translating brain signals into computer commands.

Three Hopkins BME grad students named Siebel Scholars

Three Johns Hopkins doctoral students studying biomedical engineering have been named Siebel Scholars for 2024, an honor that reflects their exceptional academic performance and outstanding demonstrated leadership.

Two Hopkins BME students inducted into Bouchet Society

Two Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering PhD students were inducted into the university's chapter of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society.

Eight Hopkins BME affiliates receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

The National Science Foundation has awarded Graduate Research Fellowships to eight current students with ties to Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering. They have been selected for their outstanding work in science, technology, engineering, or math fields.

Two from Hopkins BME recognized at Young Investigators’ Day

The annual Young Investigators' Day ceremony celebrates the unique contributions of junior researchers and the mentors who helped them excel in their fields.

Three from Hopkins BME named Siebel Scholars

Three Johns Hopkins doctoral students studying biomedical engineering have been named Siebel Scholars for 2023, an honor that reflects their exceptional academic performance and outstanding demonstrated leadership.

News Brief: Fourteen students received NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Fourteen students from the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship recognizes graduate...

Four from Hopkins BME recognized at Young Investigators’ Day

Young Investigators’ Day was established in 1978 to recognize young investigators who are trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and to provide them with a forum for their work. This year, four from Hopkins BME were recognized for their research.

Lab-grown meat, fungus-based ice cream

Food of the Future course led by Franklyn Hall, a Hopkins BME PhD student, explores the new range of meats, milks, and cheeses developed using cellular manipulation and emerging technology.

New heart modeling method may help doctors pump the brakes on sudden cardiac death

Digital, personalized replicas of patients' hearts can help health care providers to better predict who will need implanted defibrillators over time.

Targeting epilepsy with surgical precision

Developed by Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineers, a new method of highlighting the most epileptic parts of the brain could enable not only more accurate diagnosis of the seizure disorder, but also help guide more precise surgical treatment.

Four Hopkins BME PhD students named Siebel Scholars

Selected for their exceptional academic performance and outstanding leadership, four Johns Hopkins University PhD students studying biomedical engineering have been named Siebel Scholars for 2022.

Three from Hopkins BME recognized at Young Investigators’ Day

Young Investigators’ Day at Johns Hopkins University was established in 1978 to recognize the outstanding research contributions made by our trainees: medical and graduate students, postdoctoral and clinical fellows, and residents.

Travis Brady earns Ford Foundation Fellowship

In recognition of his work in the lab and his desire to lead the next generation of scientists, Travis Brady was recently awarded a Ford Foundation Fellowship. Brady is pursuing his PhD in biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, and has a goal of one day leading his own lab that will emphasize mentorship, communication, and community engagement.

ClearMask makes and sells 11 million masks internationally

With FDA clearance, maximum barrier protection, and supply chain advantages, the business founded by Johns Hopkins alumni improves the standard of care for patients around the world.

Two PhD students from Hopkins BME named Siebel Scholars

Yuan Rui and Sarah Somers, two PhD students studying biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins, have been names Siebel Scholars for 2021.

Dusting off the sewing machine to donate PPE

When Ivy Wang first learned to sew two years ago, she could never have predicted that the simple stitching skills she mastered would help her protect the lives of hundreds during a global pandemic as a volunteer making cloth masks for frontline workers.

PhD students and mentors win research and diversity fellowship

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded three pairs of Johns Hopkins PhD students and their mentors a 2020 Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study, which not only recognizes students who have the potential to be leaders in their fields, but also is designed to advance diversity and inclusion in the sciences.

Two from Hopkins BME recognized at Young Investigators’ Day

Chen Zhao and Scott Albert have been recognized at the 2020 Johns Hopkins Young Investigators' Day. Learn more about their research and why they earned the recognition.

NSF Graduate Research Fellows to conduct research at Hopkins BME

Johns Hopkins University will serve as the home of 20 NSF Graduate Research Fellows—outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, or math fields who have been recognized by the National Science Foundation.

Student Spotlight: Natalie Livingston

Immunoengineer Natalie Livingston, a PhD candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, is giving a boost to the immune system by using biomaterials to activate a patient’s immune cells.

Five Johns Hopkins BME PhD students named Siebel Scholars

Five Johns Hopkins PhD students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering have been named Siebel Scholars for 2020.

Four BME researchers recognized at Young Investigators’ Day

Four members of the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering were recognized at the 2019 Young Investigators’ Day award ceremony yesterday, which celebrates the unique contributions of junior researchers and the mentors who helped them excel in their fields.

Three from Hopkins BME recognized at SPIE 2019

Three members of the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering were recognized for the impact of their research at the 2019 SPIE Medical Imaging Conference.

Hopkins BME student awarded AHA predoctoral fellowship

Chen Zhao, a biomedical engineering Ph.D. candidate at Johns Hopkins University, has been awarded a two-year American Heart Association predoctoral fellowship.

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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