News: Faculty Highlight

Joel Bader featured for advancements towards creating synthetic yeast genome

13/03/2017

Joel Bader, core ICM faculty member and professor of biomedical engineering, is among a team of scientists whose research article, Design of a synthetic yeast genome, was published in the March 10, 2017 issue of Science and whose work was featured in an article in the Washington Post. The March 9 Washington Post article features Bader and his fellow […]

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Pierre Sacre receives inaugural Kavli NDI Postdoctoral Discovery Fellowship

13/03/2017

Pierre Sacre, a Postdoc in the lab of ICM core faculty member Sridevi Sarma, associate professor of biomedical engineering, will receive one of the inaugural Postdoctoral Discovery Fellowships from the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute at Johns Hopkins University (Kavli NDI). The award will support Sacre’s research which aims to map the neural substrates in cognitive and limbic circuits involved in […]

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Rachel Karchin and Joel Bader elected to the AIMBE College of Fellows

01/03/2017

Two ICM core faculty members have been elected to the 2017 College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). Rachel Karchin, associate professor of Biomedical Engineering and William R. Brody Faculty Scholar, was nominated for “outstanding contributions to translational bioinformatics and computational molecular precision medicine.” Joel Bader, professor of Biomedical Engineering, […]

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International Journal of Cardiology features Dr. Mittal’s computational fluid dynamic research

01/02/2017

An International Journal of Cardiology paper featuring the work of Rajat Mittal, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and core faculty of the Institute for Computational Medicine, shares a new method for predicting those most at risk for blood clots in the heart. The paper titled, The E-wave propagation index (EPI): A novel echocardiographic parameter for prediction of left ventricular […]

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Dr. Miller Featured for Alzheimer’s Research

24/01/2017

Michael I. Miller, Herschel and Ruth Seder Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, was featured in the Winter 2017 edition of JHU Engineering magazine for his research on Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Miller is analyzing MRI brain images of the elderly. His goal: to unveil lurking signs of Alzheimer’s that cognitive tests cannot […]

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Dr. Saria Develops Lifesaving Algorithm

24/01/2017

Suchi Saria, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and ICM core faculty member, is developing computer programs that analyze existing medical information to assist physicians to prevent organ failure in patients. Last year, in findings reported in Science Translational Medicine with computer science doctoral student Katharine Henry and critical care specialist David Hager, Dr. Saria described an […]

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Collin Tokheim, Karchin Lab PhD student, lead author of published paper

19/12/2016

Collin J. Tokheim, a doctoral student in the lab of ICM core faculty member Rachel Karchin, is the lead author of a paper titled, “Evaluating the evaluation of cancer driver genes,” which was published December 13, 2016 in the Early Edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Rachel Karchin, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and William […]

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Dr. Karchin named top performer at CAGI4

16/12/2016

Rachel Karchin, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and William R. Brody Faculty Scholar, has been recognized as a top performer at the fourth Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation Challenge (CAGI4). She was invited to participate in the March 2016 CAGI4 Conference on the UCSF Mission Bay campus in San Francisco. Dr. Karchin’s research group has been […]

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