News & Announcements

Dr. Rene Vidal promoted to full professor in BME

February 12, 2016

The Institute for Computational Medicine is pleased to announce that ICM core faculty member Rene Vidal was recently promoted to a full professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Vidal also holds appointments in the Center for Imaging Science (CIS) and the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics (LCSR), and is the director of […]

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Multiple ICM Faculty Receive Hopkins inHealth Pilot Project Discovery Awards

January 29, 2016

The Johns Hopkins Individualized Health Initiative (Hopkins inHealth) has announced eight new projects as awardees of its inaugural Pilot Project Discovery Program, and the Institute for Computational Medicine is proud to be very well-represented among its recipients. ICM core faculty member Suchi Saria, assistant professor of Computer Science and Health Policy and Management, is partnering with ICM affiliated faculty […]

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Ratnanather featured on cover of JHU Engineering Magazine

January 21, 2016

Dr. Tilak Ratnanather, associate research professor of Biomedical Engineering and core faculty member of the Institute for Computational Medicine, is featured on the cover of the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering Magazine Winter 2016 release. Inside, a four-page article entitled, “Can You Hear Me Now?” expounds upon his tireless efforts to increase the number […]

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Mac Gabhann receives Practical Ethics Funding

January 20, 2016

Dr. Feilim Mac Gabhann, assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering and core faculty member of the Institute for Computational Medicine and collaborator Dr. Israel Gannot, associate research professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, are among the first faculty to receive funding from the new JHU Exploration of Practical Ethics program for their proposal entitled “Practical Ethics […]

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Miller recognized for contributions to online BME education

January 14, 2016

Michael I. Miller, Herschel and Ruth Seder Professor of biomedical engineering and core faculty of the Institute for Computational Medicine, has been recognized as an “Influential Biomedical Engineering Professors Who Teaches Online” by onlineengineeringprograms.com. The online source lists several highly regarded universities that offer online courses in the field of biomedical engineering. Congratulations Dr. Miller! To view the […]

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Open Connectome Project featured in JHU HUB

January 5, 2016

Monday’s release of the JHU HUB featured a collaborative project by Drs. Joshua Vogelstein, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and core faculty member of the Institute for Computational Medicine, and Randal Burns, professor of Computer Science. As stated on The Open Connectome Project website, the purpose of the site is to “reverse-engineer the brain one […]

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ICM to host second annual Computational Medicine Night

December 23, 2015

On January 27, 2016, the Institute for Computational Medicine will host its second annual Computational Medicine Night. Through research presentations by ICM undergraduates, lab tours, poster presentations, and a panel discussion, Hopkins undergrads will learn about the array of research and academic opportunities available to them in this emerging field. Undergrads will also have the opportunity […]

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Trayanova receives Hopkins inHealth funding with collaborator Katherine Wu

December 18, 2015

Dr. Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, alongside Dr. Katherine Wu, Associate Professor of Cardiology, have received funding for their joint proposal to the Johns Hopkins Individualized Health Initiative (Hopkins inHealth). The project, entitled “Personalized Risk Stratification for Sudden Cardiac Death Using Cardiac MRI and Virtual Heart […]

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New CM course, The Heart: from Images to Models, offered this intersession

December 15, 2015

The Heart: from Images to Models (Course number – EN.580.205)  will be available during the 2016 intersession under the direction of Farhad Pashakhanloo, BME PhD candidate in the lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty. The course will provide an overview of cardiac anatomy and electrophysiology, along with the […]

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ICM research on cardiac function featured in Scientific Reports

December 3, 2015

A new Scientific Reports paper featuring the work of Murray B. Sachs Professor Natalia Trayanova and Assistant Research Professor Patrick M. Boyle, both core faculty of the Institute for Computational Medicine, shares research findings that use optogenetic tools to help identify effective biological therapies for improved cardiac function (as opposed to use of implants such as […]

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