News: Faculty Highlight

Dr. Saria receives DARPA’s Young Faculty Award

16/12/2016

Suchi Saria, assistant professor of computer science and ICM core faculty member, has been recognized as a “rising research star” by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Young Faculty Awards (DARPA) for her project titled, “Continuous Learning of (Causal) Models from Streams.” In addition to funding, this award provides mentoring and networking, helping connect recipients to industry […]

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Dr. Karchin receives Goldman Center Pilot Project Grant

15/12/2016

Rachel Karchin, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and William R. Brody Faculty Scholar, was awarded the Goldman Center Pilot Project Grant for her proposal, “Investigation of Polyclonal Origins of Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplams.” The award was granted by the Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center, a division of Johns Hopkins Medicine dedicated to fighting pancreatic […]

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Journal of Clinical Investigation features research emerging from lab in ICM

15/09/2016

This week, The Journal of Clinical Investigation features an article on groundbreaking research from the laboratory of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of biomedical engineering, in collaboration with a team of researchers from the Institute of Physiology I at the University of Bonn, in Germany. “Optogenetic defibrillation terminates ventricular arrhythmia in mouse hearts […]

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Dr. Saria among Popular Science’s ‘Brilliant 10’

09/09/2016

  Dr. Suchi Saria, assistant professor of computer science and ICM core faculty member, has been named one of Popular Science’s Brilliant 10, the magazine’s annual list of the “brightest young minds in science and engineering.” Dr. Saria was selected for her work on computer-based approaches aimed at developing specific diagnoses and treatments for individual […]

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Dr. Karchin Co-Launches PLOS Focus Feature

30/08/2016

Dr. Rachel Karchin, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, and Dr. Ruth Nussinov, Senior Investigator at the National Cancer Institute, have launched a PLOS Computational Biology Focus Feature entitled Genome Landscapes and Phenotype Predictions of Disease. The purpose of this web-based collection of articles is to “highlight strategies to predict the […]

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Drs. Mittal and Bader receive JHU Discovery Awards

09/08/2016

Institute for Computational Medicine core faculty members Rajat Mittal, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Joel Bader, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, are among those to receive 2016-2017 Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards, as announced August 8 by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research. Rajat Mittal and partners Cynthia Moss and Susanne Sterbing-D’Angelo of the […]

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Drs. Mac Gabhann and Sarma promoted to Associate Professor

28/07/2016

With the support of both the Whiting School of Engineering and the Department of Biomedical Engineering, we in the Institute for Computational Medicine have been fortunate to have recruited an extraordinary cadre of young faculty. The accomplishments of two of these faculty, Drs. Feilim Mac Gabhann and Sridevi V. Sarma, have now been recognized by […]

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Dr. Saria to present at White House-sponsored workshop

26/05/2016

Dr. Suchi Saria, assistant professor of Computer Science and ICM core faculty member, is among those scheduled to present at the Artificial Intelligence for Social Good workshop taking place on June 7, 2016 at The Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington, D.C. The public workshop, co-sponsored by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will focus on the successful […]

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Dr. Karchin receives NIH Funding for CRAVAT

13/04/2016

Dr. Rachel Karchin, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, recently received a U24 award from the National Cancer Institute for her proposal entitled “Informatics Tools for High-throughput Analysis of Cancer Mutations.” The award will fund the Cancer-Related Analysis of VAriants Toolkit (CRAVAT), an application previously developed by the Karchin lab for […]

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