News: Faculty Highlight

Sridevi Sarma’s students turn class projects into EMBC papers


Three groups of students from Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM Core faculty Member, Sridevi Sarma‘s spring 2017 classes successfully turned group research projects into papers that have been accepted into the 39th Annual International Conference if the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC ’17). One duo, Kristin Gunnarsdottir, Biomedical Engineering PhD student, […]

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Tilak Ratnanather highlights the importance of community for deaf scientists


Core ICM Faculty Member and Associate Research Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Tilak Ratnanather, is among the authors of a letter published in Science that illustrates the need for a network for deaf and hard-of-hearing (D/HH) trainees and the success of a mentor-based networking model that has evolved over the past 25 years. The Letter, “Community […]

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Now Live: Natalia Trayanova’s Amazing Things Podcast


Natalia Trayanova is the first Johns Hopkins University faculty member to give a podcast for the United for Medical Research podcast series, Amazing Things, that features groundbreaking research funded by the National Institute of Health. In her podcast titled, “Using a Personalized, Virtual Heart to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death,” Dr. Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs professor of […]

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Joel Bader featured for advancements towards creating synthetic yeast genome


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


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


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


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


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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