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Trayanova lab helps solve an infant’s genetic mystery


A September 26 article in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS) explains how a medical team at Stanford University School of Medicine solved a genetic riddle, with a significant contribution from the lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and core faculty member of the Institute for Computational […]

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ICM to host second annual Computational Medicine Night


On January 27, 2016, the Institute for Computational Medicine will host its second annual Computational Medicine Night. Through research presentations by ICM undergraduates, lab tours, poster presentations, and a panel discussion, Hopkins undergrads will learn about the array of research and academic opportunities available to them in this emerging field. Undergrads will also have the opportunity […]

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ICM first to offer undergraduate minor in Computational Medicine


The Johns Hopkins Institute for Computational Medicine, acclaimed worldwide for its groundbreaking research, has launched the nation’s first undergraduate minor in the emerging field of computational medicine. The minor course of study exposes students to the fundamentals of computational medicine—a discipline devoted to the development of quantitative approaches to understanding the mechanisms, diagnosis, and treatment […]

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ICM establishes ITCR Computational Medicine Core


The Institute for Computational Medicine (ICM) is pleased to announce the establishment of a Computational Medicine Core. This new core, supported by NIH funding to the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, will help faculty across the Johns Hopkins enterprise add computational modeling to their research endeavors. The Computational Medicine Core was created to support […]

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University launches The Johns Hopkins Individualized Health Initiative (Hopkins inHealth)


The Johns Hopkins Individualized Health Initiative (Hopkins inHealth) aims to develop and implement novel methods and tools to intelligently use information to individualize wellness, early disease detection, and more effective and affordable treatment. It is a University-wide, collaborative venture that is both visionary and pragmatic. The initiative builds on dramatic advances over recent years in […]

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David C. Gakenheimer Funds New ICM Graduate Fellowship


Johns Hopkins Engineering alumnus, David C. Gakenheimer, PhD (MechE ’65) has funded a fellowship within ICM to assist in developing and advancing heart research diagnostic methods such as detecting, classifying and treating heart rhythm disorders, including atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter. Gakenheimer, who has a specific interest in atrial fibrillation, is the principal developer of […]

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Computational medicine: Translating models to clinical care F1000 prime recommended


The recent Journal Review article, “Computational medicine: translating models to clinical care”, published in the October 31 issue of Science Translational Medicine, has been recommended as being of special significance in its field by John Jeremy Rice and Raquel Norel from the F1000 Faculty. From F1000: “The review covers a large range of computational approaches, […]

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ICM faculty author new publication on the promise of computational medicine


Computational medicine, a fast-growing method of using sophisticated computer models to figure out how disease develops, promises a new era of personalized medicine. “We are poised at an exciting time in medicine,” writes Raimond L. Winslow, Director of the Johns Hopkins Institute of Computational Medicine and lead author on the Science Translational Medicine article “Computational […]

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Course in Foundations of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics II offered this spring


Foundations of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics II (Course number – BME 580.688/580.488 and CS 600.688/600.488) will be available this spring with Assistant Professor Rachel Karchin of the Institute for Computational Medicine and Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University. Computational biology / bioinformatics is a fast-moving field at the interface between molecular biology, computer science, […]

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Course in Dynamical Systems to be offered by ICM this fall


Introduction to Dynamical Systems (Course number – BME/ME/ECE: 580.616) will be available this fall with Assistant Professor Sridevi Sarma of the Institute for Computational Medicine and Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University. The course examines linear, discrete- continuous-time, and multi-input-output systems in control and related areas. Least squares and matrix perturbation problems are considered. […]

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