May 2016

Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering News

Bioengineering across borders

Bioengineering across borders

Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering researchers have built strategic partnerships with leading BME clinicians and programs worldwide, and the department’s global reach is expected to grow.   Read more.

A different kind of operation

Carnegie Center for Surgical Innovation

The setting of surgical milestones is revamped as the Carnegie Center for Surgical Innovation to foster collaboration between surgeons and biomedical engineers.   Read more.

The right balance

BME alumni David Giarracco

As vice president of market development at Medtronic, David Giarracco, BME ’89, MSE ’93, finds the keys to his success at the intersection of the technical and personal.   Read more.



Sharper MRIs

Sharper images with MRI

Kevin Yarema, cancer research

Cancer research: Your cells’ sugar diet

Scot Kuo Equipment Lab

Scot Kuo: BME’s gadget man


Zero gravity genomics

Zero gravity genomics

Tilak Ratnanather, DPhil

Widening STEM opportunities for hearing-challenged students

Jordan Green, top honors

Jordan Green gets top honors


Show and tell

BME’s show & tell

Breast cancer treatment

Putting the freeze on breast cancer

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

A significant accomplishment for three PhDs

Message from the  Interim Director
Leslie Tung

Welcome. I was excited to meet so many of our alumni at the BME recep­tion during reunion weekend! That excitement continues in this issue of BME News as we share some of the many activities of our faculty, students and alumni. Here we highlight Hopkins BME’s expanding global footprint, a new center for surgical innovation and the successful leadership of a Hopkins BME alumnus with a medtech titan.

We are interested in hearing about our alumni. Be sure to keep in touch.

Best wishes,

Leslie Tung, PhD
Professor and Interim Director of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University




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