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biomedical engineering

Engineering
Johns Hopkins partners with NATO Innovation Hub
Published Nov 15, 2019
Through the partnership, an undergraduate team is working to reimagine health care delivery on the frontlines of conflict zones and battlefields
Undergraduate research
Student team wins $5K at Collegiate Inventors Competition
Published Oct 31, 2019
Team Relavo wins runner-up prize for device designed to reduce infection rates during at-home kidney dialysis
Biomedical engineering
Student engineers take on common dialysis complication
Published Oct 29, 2019
Student startup Relavo is among the finalists at the National Collegiate Inventors Competition
Biomedical engineering
Jennifer Elisseeff wins NIH Director's Pioneer Award
Published Oct 8, 2019
Award will support her work exploring ways to use the body's own immune cells to repair damaged or diseased tissue
Imaging
Microscope man
Published Fall 2019
When researchers need novel microscoping technologies, biomedical engineer Scot Kuo is ready for their call / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Heart health
Heart simulations that don't miss a beat
Published Aug 19, 2019
In proof-of-concept study of 10 patients with atrial fibrillation, personalized computer models accurately predict where to destroy diseased heart tissue
Fighting cancer by degrees
Published Aug 14, 2019
Hopkins student team engineers device that treats breast cancer by freezing cancerous tissue
Biomedical engineering
Device could expand access to lifesaving breast cancer treatments
Published July 16, 2019
Tissue-freezing probe developed by Hopkins students would offer an affordable, widely available alternative for women in low-resource settings
Cellular snapshots
Study suggests a genetic 'butterfly effect'
Published June 28, 2019
Study examines stem cells as they differentiate into heart muscle cells, finding that small, fleeting genetic mutations can affect disease risk over time
Printing in 4D
Published Summer 2019
Engineers develop origami-inspired implants that grow along with the patient over time / Johns Hopkins Magazine