News: Faculty Highlight

Debattama Sen named semi-finalist in Intel Science competition


Debattama Sen, a Montgomery Blair high school senior working with Dr. Rachel Karchin, has been named a semi-finalist in the 2009 Intel Science Talent Search competition by the Society for Science & the Public. Her project is “Agent-based simulation of PI3K/Akt pathway activation in breast cancer”.

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Dr. Natalia Trayanova selected as a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society.


Dr. Natalia Trayanova has been selected as a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society. The most distinguished level of the society, Fellow status recognizes members who have realized significant professional achievement, provided exceptional service and are prominent in the field of cardiac arrhythmia research and treatment. Dr. Trayanova will be honored at the upcoming annual […]

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Stephen Granite presents at Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2007


Stephen Granite, Director of Database/Software Development for the CCBM, recently presented at the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2007. The title of his talk was “The Cardiovascular Research Grid: A National Infrastructure for Representing, Sharing, Analyzing and Modeling Cardiovascular Data.” The Cardiovascular Research Grid (CVRG) will develop tools for representing, managing and sharing multi-scale data related […]

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Two New Faculty Appointments at the Institute for Computational Medicine


  The Johns Hopkins University’s Institute for Computational Medicine is pleased to announce that two new faculty, Dr. Natalia Trayanova and Dr. Rachel Karchin, will be joining us in the next several months. Natalia Trayanova, Ph.D. who is currently a Professor at Tulane University in the Department of Biomedical Engineering as well as the Director […]

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ICM researchers use new imaging and analytical methods to model the structure of the failing heart


As described in an article published in the January 5th issue of Circulation Research (Helm et. al. 2006. Evidence of structural remodeling in the dyssynchronous failing heart. 98: 125), researchers at the Institute for Computational Medicine and the Whitaker Biomedical Engineering Institute performed diffusion tensor MRI in isolated perfusion-fixed dog hearts to estimate the distributions […]

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The Institute for Computational Medicine Is Officially Launched!


Professor Raimond L. Winslow (Biomedical Engineering) will direct a new institute that will address important health problems by using powerful information management and computing technologies to produce a better understanding of the origins of human disease. The Institute for Computational Medicine will involve a close collaboration with researchers at the School of Medicine. Read the […]

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Yang, Doyle and Helm Present at BMES


Jason Yang, Laura Doyle, Dr. Joseph Greenstein, and Dr. Patrick Helm of the Center for Cardiovascular Bioinformatics and Modeling attended the 2005 Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Fall Meeting. Doyle and Helm gave a presentation on “Virtually Unwrapping The Cardiac Ventricles.” Yang and Helm presented the poster “Ex Vivo 3D DTMRI Of Human Myocardium.” Greenstein presented […]

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