News & Announcements

Farhad Pashkhanaloo awarded 2018 AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship

May 22, 2018

Farhad Pashkhanaloo, 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.” Pashkhanaloo 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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A new computational strategy paves the way for more personalized cancer treatment

May 15, 2018

Mathematicians and cancer scientists have found a way to simplify complex biomolecular data about tumors, in principle making it easier to prescribe the appropriate treatment for a specific patient. The digital approach from scientists at the Johns Hopkins University—a computational strategy transforms highly complex information into a simplified format that emphasizes patient-to-patient variation in the […]

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Donald Geman featured in PNAS QnAs

May 15, 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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Suchi Saria selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum

May 11, 2018

Suchi Saria, ICM core faculty member and John C. Malone Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been selected as a Young Global Leader. Each year, the World Economic Forum bestows this honor on the world’s most distinguished leaders who are under the age of 40. Those selected are invited to become an active member […]

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Raina D’Aleo to attend MIT’s ‘Brains, Minds and Machines’ course

May 8, 2018

Raina D’Aleo, a neuroscience PhD student in the lab of Sridevi Sarma, associate director of the Institute for Computational Medicine, has been accepted into the 2018 Brains, Minds and Machines advanced research training course hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Brains Minds and Machines. The intensive three-week course held at at the University of […]

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Joshua Vogelstein receives Schmidt Sciences Nascent Innovation Grant

May 8, 2018

Joshua Vogelstein, ICM core faculty member and assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering has been selected to receive a two-year, $250,000 Schmidt Science Nascent Innovation Grant grant. The grant was created by the Palo Alto, California-based Schmidt Family Foundation to support the innovative use of data science and technology in research projects that depart […]

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René Vidal appointed the Herschel L. Seder Professorship in BME

May 8, 2018

René Vidal, ICM core faculty member and professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, has been appointed as the Herschel L. Seder Professor in Biomedical Engineering. The Herschel L. Seder Professorship in Biomedical Engineering was endowed by the generosity of Herschel L. Seder ’39 to support outstanding biomedical engineering faculty members. […]

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Alecia Flynn wins 2018 WSE Staff Recognition Award

May 3, 2018

On April 23, Alecia Flynn, ICM’s Senior Academic Program Coordinator, was among one of three individuals to receive the 2018 Whiting School of Engineering Staff Recognition Award for excellence. Winners are acknowledged for their outstanding achievement, innovation, productivity, customer service, inspiration, leadership, professionalism and/or initiative. Alecia joined the Johns Hopkins University in October 2016 as […]

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ICM Undergraduates represent Sarma Lab at DREAMS 2018

April 30, 2018

Four students in the ICM lab of Sridevi Sarma, associate director of ICM and associate professor of biomedical engineering, participated in DREAMS 2018, an undergraduate research day that took place last Friday, April 27. Anil Palepu, Julia Costacurta and Kathy Hu, sophomores in the department of biomedical engineering and Sharmini Premanathan, a senior in the department of […]

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