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RAIMOND WINSLOW | rwinslow@jhu.edu
Director, Institute for Computational Medicine
Director, Center for Cardiovascular Bioinformatics and Modeling
Raj and Neera Singh Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Research Interests: Computational modeling of intracellular signaling, metabolism and electrical excitability in cardiac myocytes; Integrative modeling of cardiac function in health and disease; Biomedical data representation and database design; Grid-computing and data-sharing
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WILLIAM S. ANDERSON | wanders5@jhmi.edu
Associate Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery
Attending Neurosurgeon, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Computational modeling of the central nervous system, modeling of electric fields applied to neuronal networks, microelectrode recordings in humans, and neuromodulation system design
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SIAMAK ARDEKANI | sardekani@jhu.edu

Assistant Research Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Mathematical models of cardiac shape and function alteration in disease, magnetic Resonance Imaging (DTI, cardiac), characterizing brain micro-structure in disease state and evaluating brain maturation, and medical imaging informatics (cardiac atlas)
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JOEL BADER | joel.bader@jhu.edu

Associate Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Lab

Research Interests:  Synthetic yeast, algorithms to discover modules in networks, wiring diagrams for cells and organisms, anchoring protein pathways with genetic screens, evolution of biological networks, and whole genome association.
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PATRICK BARTA | patrickbarta@patrickbarta.com
Associate Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Center for Imaging Sciences
Research Interests:  Stereology, schizophrenia, MRI Data Processing, and functional MRI
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NICOLAS CHARON | charon@cis.jhu.edu
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Center for Imagine Sciences
Research Interests: Shape analysis, geometry, medical Imaging and computational anatomy.
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JOSHUA EPSTEIN | jepste15@jhmi.edu
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Director, Center for Advanced Modeling in the Social, Behavioral and Health Sciences
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Global-scale agent-based computational modeling of pandemic disease and emerging pathogens; Developing next-generation agents incorporating the neuroscience of emotion and its transmission; Applications to behavioral dynamics in public health, economics, network science, and violence; Hybrid models in which adaptive agents are embedded in physically realistic models of toxic plumes, earthquakes, and other environmental shocks.
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DONALD GEMAN | geman@jhu.edu
Professor, Dept. of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Center for Imaging Sciences
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Computational biology, computer vision, and statistical learning
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RACHEL KARCHIN | karchin@jhu.edu
Associate Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
The William R. Brody Faculty Scholar
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Prediction of functional consequences of genetic variants and susceptibility to diseases through computation, by integrating information from molecular modeling and sequence analysis with clinical patient data and in vitro functional studies;  inherited cancer susceptibilities and gain of function mutations in tumor genomes
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FEILIM MAC GABHANN | feilim@jhu.edu
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Inhibiting vascular endothelial growth factor signaling in cancer, Promoting vascular endothelial growth factor signaling in ischemic disease, Microvascular network organization, Impact of extracellular matrix on VEGF signaling, Molecular mechanisms of small-genome diseases: host-virus interactions of HIV
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MICHAEL I. MILLER | mim@cis.jhu.edu
Herschel and Ruth Seder Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Director, Center for Imaging Science
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Image understanding and computer vision, medical imaging and computational anatomy, computational neuroscience
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RAJAT MITTAL  | mittal@jhu.edu
Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Computational fluid dynamics, LES/DNS, Immersed Boundary Methods, low Reynolds number aerodynamics, fluid dynamics of locomotion (swimming & flying), biomedical flows, biomimetics & bioinspired engineering, active flow control, turbomachinery flows
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TILAK RATNANATHER  | tialk@cis.jhu.edu
Associate Research Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Shape analysis of hippocampus, cingulate gyrus, planum temporale, superior temporal gyrus, auditory cortex and medial prefrontal cortex implicated in schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s, epilepsy, depression, Huntington’s, Parkinson’s, speech and language processing. Micromechanics of cochlear outer hair cell. Nonlinear PDEs in boundary layer separation and EPDiff. Mobile apps for auditory training.
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SUCHI SARIA  | ssaria@cis.jhu.edu
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science 
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Machine learning, data mining and statistical models of time series, health Systems Engineering, predictive models, decision support, tailored treatment recommendations, disease risk assessment
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SRIDEVI SARMA  | ssarma2@jhu.edu
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering 
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Developing control-oriented input-output models, designing feedback control algorithms, developing point process models, automated seizure foci localization, brain Machine Interactive Control of Fast and Loaded Movements, automated seizure detection
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NATALIA TRAYANOVA  | ntrayanova@jhu.edu
Murray B. Sachs Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering 
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Normal and pathological electrophysiological and electromechanical heart behavior, image-based descriptions of the geometry and structure of the heart, cardiac arrhythmogenesis and cardiac electromechanical interactions, defibrillation, infarct-related ventricular ablation, and cardiac resynchronization therapy.
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RENE VIDAL  | rvidal@jhu.edu
Associate Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical and Computer Engineering
Director, Vision Dynamics and Learning Lab
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Development of computational methods, inferring models from images, static data (subspace clustering) or dynamic data (identification of hybrid systems); using complex models to: track fibers in the brain, land a helicopter on a moving platform, pursue a team of evaders, or following a formation.
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JOSHUA VOGELSTEIN  | jovo@jhu.edu
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Big data science, computational and statistical connectomics, synactic diversity, and electron microscopy connectomics.
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LAURENT YOUNES  | laurent.younes@jhu.edu
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Applied Mathematics & Statistics
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Statistical properties of Markov Random Fields, image analysis, deformation analysis, and shape recognition
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