News: Trainee Highlight

Claire Zurn awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for 2021

03/26/2021

Claire Zurn, a PhD candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Computational Medicine, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. Zurn will receive a three-year annual stipend along with a cost of education allowance for tuition and fees and the freedom to conduct her own research. The […]

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Inez Lam Named one of Forbes ’30 under 30′

12/02/2020

In 2018 when Inez Lam, Alyssa Dittmar, Elyse Heob, and Aaron Hsu created a fog-resistant, breathable, clear surgical mask they could not have anticipated the demand for their innovation. These Hopkins-grown entrepreneurs are the cofounders of ClearMask, which has been named one of Forbes 2021 “30 Under 30” for Retail and Ecommerce.  Inez, a PhD […]

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Rachel June Smith wins 2020 Young Investigator Award

10/30/2020

Rachel June Smith, a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Computational Medicine, has been awarded a 2020 Young Investigator Award by the American Epilepsy Society for her abstract titled, “Dynamical Systems Theory Applied to Single-Pulse Electrical Stimulation Data to Infer Epileptogenic Networks.” Rachel was one of 20 young investigators selected from 1,100 submissions for outstanding […]

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Changxin Lai receives the 2020 David C. Gakenheimer Fellowship

10/22/2020

Changxin Lai, a PhD student in the department of biomedical engineering, has been awarded the Institute for Computational Medicine’s David C. Gakenheimer Fellowship for his research in the lab of Natalia Trayanova, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, ICM core faculty member, and director of ADVANCE.   The Gakenheimer Fellowship which was established in 2013 […]

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Test shown to improve accuracy in identifying precancerous pancreatic cysts

07/19/2019

In a proof-of-concept study, an international scientific team led by Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers has shown that a laboratory test using artificial intelligence tools has the potential to more accurately sort out which people with pancreatic cysts will go on to develop pancreatic cancers. The test, dubbed CompCyst (for comprehensive cyst analysis), incorporates measures of […]

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Girl Scouts earn their engineering patch

03/27/2019

More than 30 members of the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland spent a day at Johns Hopkins University last weekend thinking like engineers as they designed and built miniature roller coasters out of cardboard boxes, insulation tubing, pipe cleaners, cups, tape, and other everyday materials. Through this fun and competitive activity, the middle school-aged troop […]

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Annie Liang among 48 Hopkins undergraduates to earn 2018-19 PURA

12/07/2018

Annie Liang, a BME sophomore in the ICM laboratory of Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering, is one of 48 awardees of the 2018-19 Provost Undergraduate Research Awards (PURA).  Annie’s winning research proposal titled, “Parameters influencing arrhythmia inducibility in the post myocardial infarcted (MI) heart arising from treatment with PSC-CM cell sheets,” was chosen […]

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