News & Announcements

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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Donald Geman featured in PNAS QnAs and JHU Engineering

November 27, 2018

Throughout his career, Donald Geman, ICM core faculty member and professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, has developed statistical methods for a variety of research applications. Geman’s most recent research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences focuses on engineering an algorithm that may assist in differentiating between certain […]

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STEM-HEAR: First cohort of students with hearing loss conducts summer research at Johns Hopkins

November 20, 2018

Tilak Ratnanather, associate research professor of biomedical engineering and ICM core faculty member, has partnered with the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Summer Internship Program to provide students with hearing loss opportunities to gain advanced, hands-on experience in STEM disciplines. This year, he launched the STEM-HEAR initiative (STEM for students with Hearing loss to Engage in Auditory […]

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Engineers and cardiologists collaborate to create new treatments for heart disease

November 15, 2018

In a new $5.5 million center that spans engineering and cardiology specialties at Johns Hopkins, experts aim to improve the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders that affect millions of people by leveraging innovations in cardiac imaging, computer simulations and data science. The new center, called the Alliance for Cardiovascular Diagnostic and Treatment Innovation (ADVANCE), […]

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Identical driver gene mutations found in metastatic cancers

September 25, 2018

Driver genes in different metastases from the same patient are remarkably similar, providing optimism for the success of future targeted therapies, according to a published study by Science. The report, “Minimal Functional Driver Gene Heterogeneity Among Untreated Metastases,” looked at data from samples that have spread from the site of origin to another part of the body in […]

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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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Continuing to change the face of STEM: Sridevi Sarma receives second consecutive mentoring grant from L’Oreal

September 4, 2018

Sridevi Sarma, associate professor of biomedical engineering, associate director of the Institute for Computational Medicine, and 2008 L’Oréal USA For Women In Science (FWIS) Fellow has been awarded a 2018 “Changing the Face of STEM” (CTFS) grant from L’Oreal to support her mentoring efforts. Sarma is using her second CTFS grant to continue hosting a […]

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