May 2014

Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering News

Engineering innovations reshape global health

Soumyadipta Acharya

The Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design (CBID) aims to transform the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people with its innovative approach to global health.  
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I-STAR Lab refines ultra-low dose CT scans

BME researchers are making great strides in improving computerized tomography (CT) image quality, while reducing the negative consequences of the technique.  
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Anti-gravity treadmills improve PT

BME alumnus Steve Basta ’88 uses his biomedical engineering background to design anti-gravity treadmills that reduce the impact of a patient’s body weight, lowering stress and aiding rehabilitation during therapy.  Read more.


Vikram Chib
Researcher Vikram Chib probes preferred behaviors
Winston Timp
Winston Timp explores the random nature of cancer
Solving problems through global outreach
Collaborating to solve problems through global outreach


Eye movements as a predictor of behavior
Researchers find eye movement is a good predictor of human behavior
  LevelCheck algorithm goes to clinical studies
Safer surgery: The LevelCheck algorithm translates to first clinical studies
  Dr. Michael Miller and team establishes digital search system for pediatric brain MRI data
Team develops a digital search system for pediatric brain MRI data


Design Day 2014
Design Day 2014: Student devices solve real clinical needs
EDGE Internship Profile
BME EDGE helps PhD student find summer internship
Kelly Chang awarded JHU ARCS Foundation Scholarship
Grad student Kelly Chang receives JHU ARCS Foundation Scholarship
Message from the Director
Elliot McVeigh

Welcome to the second issue of our BME Newsletter. Our faculty and students continue to inspire, and we are excited to share with you some of their recent accom­plishments.

We also are interested in hearing about the exciting accomplishments of our alumni. We invite you to visit, send us feedback and tell us what you have been doing.


Elliot R. McVeigh, PhD
Massey Professor and Director
Department of Biomedical Engineering


BME on the Road

BME has been visiting cities across the country. Our next stop will be in the DC area.


Details coming soon . . .

April 2014:
Alumni Reception
BME Alumni Reception

It was great to see so many BME alumni! Congrats to Michael Seibert, BME ’07, winner of the BME raffle.

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