News: Trainee Highlight

Test shown to improve accuracy in identifying precancerous pancreatic cysts

July 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

March 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

December 7, 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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Six students appointed to Pre-Doctoral Training Program in Computational Medicine

September 13, 2018

The Pre-Doctoral Training Program in Computational Medicine commences the 2018-19 academic year with a cohort of six PhD students, an increase from last year’s inaugural cohort of four students. The Program, funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences under Award Number T32GM119998, is the first of its kind and provides 12 months of […]

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Alexandra Loucks awarded third consecutive Gakenheimer Fellowship

September 4, 2018

Alexandra Loucks, ICM PhD candidate, is the recipient of the 2018-2019 Institute for Computational Medicine’s Gakenheimer Fellowship for the third year in a row. The award will continue to support Louck’s research in the Computational Cardiology Laboratory of Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of biomedical engineering. The Gakenheimer Fellowship was established in 2013 by Johns […]

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Ashish Doshi awarded 2018 AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship

August 27, 2018

Ashish Doshi, a postdoctoral fellow in the Institute for Computational Medicine has been awarded a 2018 Fellowship from the American Heart Association. The two year award will support Doshi’s research project titled, “Personalized, image-based computational models for ventricular arrhythmia risk assessment in myocarditis” Doshi works in the laboratory of Natalia Trayanova, ICM core faculty member and Murray B. Sachs […]

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Wangui Mbuguiro and Cynthia Steinhardt receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

May 31, 2018

Wangui Mbuguiro and Cynthia Steinhardt, PhD students in the Institute for Computational Medicine, are recipients of National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. The highly competitive Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees. Mbuguiro and Steinhardt will receive a […]

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Farhad Pashakhanloo awarded 2018 AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship

May 22, 2018

Farhad Pashakhanloo, a postdoctoral fellow in the Institute for Computational Medicine has been awarded a 2018 Postdoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association. The two year award will support his research project titled, “High-resolution imaging and modeling approaches for studying infarct-related ventricular arrhythmias.” Pashakhanloo works in the laboratory of Natalia Trayanova, ICM core faculty member […]

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Kristin Gunnarsdottir receives American Epilepsy Society fellowship

May 17, 2018

Kristin Gunnarsdottir, a PhD student in the lab of ICM associate director and associate professor of biomedical engineering, Sridevi Sarma, has been awarded a fellowship from The American Epilepsy Society for the 2018-2019 academic year for her research titled, “A Novel Tool for Localizing the Epileptogenic Zone.” Gunnarsdottir, who is pursuing her PhD in biomedical engineering, […]

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