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Biomedical engineering

Bioengineering
Johns Hopkins graduate students create a lymphedema detection sensor
Published April 28, 2022
Device detects fluid buildup in tissue and alerts patients and their doctors, potentially preventing thousands of cancer patients from developing the debilitating condition
Biology
Deciphering our DNA
Published March 31, 2022
Johns Hopkins team contributes key research to the effort to produce the first complete sequence of human genome, which will provide a clearer picture of how DNA affects the risks of diseases and how genes are expressed and regulated
Intersession 2022
Lab-grown meat, fungus-based ice cream
Published Feb 1, 2022
Food of the Future course led by Franklyn Hall explores the new range of meats, milks, and cheeses developed using cellular manipulation and emerging technology
Faculty awards
Alexis Battle and Sarah Hörst receive President's Frontier Awards
Published Jan 26, 2022
In a surprise move this year, the university recognizes two faculty members with the full award; each will receive $250,000 to support their groundbreaking research
Biomedical engineering
New heart modeling method may help doctors pump the brakes on sudden cardiac death
Published Jan 25, 2022
Digital, personalized replicas of patients' hearts can help health care providers to better predict who will need implanted defibrillators over time
Three from Hopkins named to National Academy of Inventors
Published Dec 20, 2021
Cardiologist Ronald Berger, neurologist Ted Dawson, and biomedical engineer Jordan Green are among 164 selected to join the academy this year
Wearable motion sensors help predict outcomes for patients with severe brain injury
Published Dec 17, 2021
These devices record motor signals found to be correlated with levels of patient consciousness and purposeful movement and can help doctors predict patient outcomes
Student life
TikTok tutor racks up thousands of followers around the world
Published March 2, 2021
Hopkins senior Ben Straus shares homework help and study tips through TikTok videos and a Discord server
Commentary
Johns Hopkins engineer joins call to fund Black scientists
Published Jan 26, 2021
Muyinatu Bell co-authors commentary with women colleagues from institutions across the U.S. to shine light on funding disparities
Student life
There's no workspace like home
Published Jan 11, 2021
Christopher Shallal, Parker Treadway, and Mark Shifman have converted their pingpong table room into the manufacturing laboratory of their dreams, complete with metal-working stations, 3D printers, and electronics cabinets