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biomedical engineering

Brain bets
How our brains decide whether to hold 'em or fold 'em
Published Jan 7, 2019
Biomedical engineers discover a "push-pull" dynamic between the brain's hemispheres during high-risk betting
Neuroscience
Foragers rush in
Published Dec 18, 2018
Are you that holiday bargain hunter, hurrying from store to store? Your habits may be rooted in theories of "optimal foraging," experts find.
Rising stars
Workshop for women in research
Published Dec 5, 2018
The Rising Stars workshop, founded at MIT, puts the achievements of female researchers in the spotlight
Biomedical engineering
Undergrads take silver at inventors competition
Published Nov 20, 2018
Team CortiTech developed a device to prevent injuries during neurosurgery
Interdisciplinary research
Cardiologists, engineers collaborate
Published Nov 19, 2018
New center will oversee clinical trials of biomedical interventions for treating heart disease developed at Johns Hopkins
Undergraduate research
Student team develops tool for use in brain surgeries
Published Nov 15, 2018
Team's device, Radiex, holds back cortical tissue during surgery; they will present their design this week at Collegiate Inventors Competition
Diversity+inclusion
JHU collaboration promotes STEM diversity
Published Nov 13, 2018
ASPIRE program, supported by $2.46M grant from NIH, provides professional development opportunities for engineering, medicine, and biology PhDs
Heart health
Getting to the heart of cardiac arrhythmia
Published Sept 12, 2018
Computer models help physicians better identify heart tissue to target during cardiac ablation, a procedure to correct irregular heartbeats
Risk/Reward
Solving the code problem for custom makers
Published Fall 2018
Alex Mathews and Param Shah are changing how custom manufacturers operate their businesses / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Medicine makes 'big bet' on basic science
Published Aug 23, 2018
$100M investment over five years aimed at unraveling the mysteries of biology