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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.

Improving medical care on many fronts

As a biomedical engineering major, Erick Rocher is immersing himself in wide-ranging research, from improving surgical outcomes and innovating training for robotic surgery to harnessing nanotechnology to deliver better cancer treatment.

Student Spotlight: Christine Wang

Growing up, Christine Wang ’24 had a deep fascination with space exploration and dreamed of being an astronaut. Her passion for all things space has since led her to Johns Hopkins, where she is studying biomedical engineering with the goal of integrating biomedical technologies with space science.

Six from Hopkins BME receive Provost Undergraduate Research Awards

Six biomedical engineering undergraduates from Johns Hopkins University received the Provost Undergraduate Research Award (PURA) to help fund their research projects over the coming year.

Hopkins BME undergrads named runners-up in Collegiate Inventors’ Competition

A team of Johns Hopkins University undergraduate biomedical engineering students were named runners-up in the 2023 Collegiate Inventors Competition.

A BME summer abroad in Uganda

Ishir Sharma, a third-year biomedical engineering student, spent two months this summer pursuing a clinical engineering-based healthcare service project in Uganda.

Student entrepreneurs among Collegiate Inventors Competition finalists

The team developed the Bronchosleeve, a novel catheter to improve a common chest surgery procedure.

A new device for fetal therapy

Biomedical engineering third-year student Selena Shirkin and her team are working to prevent membrane rupture during emergency in-utero surgery.

Three from Hopkins BME win Goldwater Scholarships

Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering students Sheila Iyer, Erick Rocher, and Nathan Wang have received Goldwater Scholarships, which recognize students for their research and achievements in the STEM fields.

BME student startup receives President’s Venture Fellowship

CurveAssure, a promising startup launched by Johns Hopkins BME students, will receive $100,000 from the university as winners of the inaugural President's Venture Fellowship, support designed to allow fledgling ventures to grow and thrive in Baltimore.

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.

Johns Hopkins graduate student startups shine in Heartland Challenge

Hopkins was the only university with three teams in the semifinals of the competition, which simulates the process of raising venture capital for new technologies.

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.

Seven from Hopkins BME receive Provost Undergraduate Research Awards

Seven undergraduate students studying biomedical engineering received the Provost Undergraduate Research Award (PURA) to assist with independent research, scholarly and creative projects over the summer.

Sense of identity

Two biomedical engineering students share how they were able to maintain, define, and redefine their sense of identity at Johns Hopkins.

Johns Hopkins engineering students develop gaming prostheses for amputees

In three-week Prosthesis Instrumentation course, students build game controllers to enable transradial amputees to play Minecraft.

PneuTech wins $20,000 grant and advances to next stage of VentureWell E-Team Program

The Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering student innovator team, PneuTech, was recently selected to advance to the next stage of the VentureWell E-Team Program.

BME student interns at NASA Johnson Space Center

Fourth-year biomedical engineering student Rene DeBrabander spent his fall semester interning with NASA Johnson Space Center’s Applied Injury Biomechanics team, designing experiments to test motion-capture gloves.

News Brief: Hopkins BME course featured in Washington Post

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.

Johns Hopkins undergraduates win runner-up award in Collegiate Inventors Competition

Two Johns Hopkins University undergraduate students and a recent graduate won the undergraduate runner-up award and a $5,000 prize Thursday in the annual Collegiate Inventors Competition.

Johns Hopkins team named finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition

The team of Johns Hopkins engineering students developed a simpler and more comfortable brace to treat kids born with clubfoot.

A crash course in the life of a biomedical engineer

The Immersive Summer Program for Education, Enrichment, and Distinction in Biomedical Engineering introduces high school students to school and career pathways in biomedical engineering.

Vital tech with a fatal flaw

The pulse oximeter is now a staple in hospital rooms and personal medicine cabinets. But a major flaw in its design could prevent people of color from receiving the care they need.

For student founders with disabilities, entrepreneurship is personal

While many devices designed by biomedical engineers have passed through FastForward U’s doors to treat illnesses and physical disabilities, some founders are approaching supporting disability from a different angle — personal experience.

Inaugural FastForward U Summer Incubator Program Helps Students Live and Breathe Their Startups

Two dozen students took part in FastForward U’s inaugural summer incubator, a six-week pilot program where participants received free housing, mentorship opportunities, and a small stipend to focus on their startup or innovation.

Device makes ‘Daddy Duty’ easier for new father

Like many expectant fathers, Josh Basile envisioned the day his son, Calder, would be born. He imagined holding, feeding, and...

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.

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