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ICM Graduate Student An-Chi Wei receives “BMES Student Travel Award”


ICM Graduate Student An-Chi Wei has received the “BMES Student Travel Award” for the Annual Meeting of Biomedical Engineering Society. She will be presenting her poster “Modeling and Experimental Studies of Mitochondrial Energetics and Ion Dynamics” in the “Computational Biology, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology” track. The conference is being held this year October 7-10 in Pittsburgh, […]

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Dr. Tilak Ratnanather and Shane Steinert-Threlkeld awarded fellowship


Congratulations to Dr. Tilak Ratnanather and undergraduate Mathematics/Philosophy student Shane Steinert-Threlkeld. They were awarded a Technology Fellowship from the Center for Educational Resources. They will be developing an on-line course titled “Introduction to Mathematical Methods for Computational Medicine”. The project carries an award of $4,000 for Shane, and $1,000 to Dr. Ratnanather.

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Institute for Computational Medicine’s Summer Undergraduate Fellowship Winners


Congratulations to students Laura Doyle and Andy Wong, the first recipients of the Institute for Computational Medicine’s Summer Undergraduate Fellowship. Each summer, the Institute for Computational Medicine (ICM), an Institute in the Whiting School of Engineering and the School of Medicine, will sponsor research fellowships for Johns Hopkins University undergraduate students. Fellowships can be awarded […]

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ICM researchers use new imaging and analytical methods to model the structure of the failing heart


As described in an article published in the January 5th issue of Circulation Research (Helm et. al. 2006. Evidence of structural remodeling in the dyssynchronous failing heart. 98: 125), researchers at the Institute for Computational Medicine and the Whitaker Biomedical Engineering Institute performed diffusion tensor MRI in isolated perfusion-fixed dog hearts to estimate the distributions […]

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Bazzazi Awarded Grant


Congratulations to Graduate Student Hojjat Bazzazi who was awarded a $700 grant toward travel expenses for the Workshop on Applications of Methods of Stochastic Systems and Statistical Physics in Biology. The Workshop will be held at the University of Notre Dame from October 28 – 30, 2005.

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