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biomedical engineering

ClearMask makes and sells 11 million masks internationally
Published Oct 19, 2020
With FDA clearance, maximum barrier protection, and supply chain advantages, the business founded by Johns Hopkins alumni improves the standard of care for patients around the world
Faculty news
Synthetic biologist wins prestigious Packard Fellowship
Published Oct 15, 2020
Reza Kalhor, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, edits the genetic code to enable cells to record their own growth—a key to unlocking the origins of developmental abnormalities
Everyday glucose monitors can detect COVID-19 antibodies
Published Sept 24, 2020
A patent-pending system developed by Hopkins researchers could be deployed rapidly and inexpensively around the world to improve pandemic surveillance
Biomedical engineering
Septic shock starts earlier than understood and develops distinct levels of patient risk
Published Sept 23, 2020
Study finds that hospitals could categorize patients based on risk and develop early monitoring systems to detect early stages of septic shock
New genetic analysis method could advance personal genomics
Published Sept 10, 2020
Biomedical engineer Alexis Battle develops software that, if paired with expanded sample collection practices, could help identify more causes of genetic disorders
Natalia Trayanova elected to National Academy of Inventors
Published Dec 3, 2019
Biomedical engineer recognized for her work developing 3D virtual heart models for patients with irregular heartbeats
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