News & Announcements

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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Tilak Ratnanather: Changing perspectives in STEMM

March 19, 2019

Scientists with disabilities who work in a field related to their disability offer unique viewpoints to academic research, thus enhancing research in their field. A recent article in the spring 2019 issue of Acoustics Today focuses on the contributions of deaf or hard-of-hearing scientists to the field of auditory research in their own words. In […]

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Fifth annual Computational Medicine Night showcases advances in precision care medicine

March 19, 2019

More than 100 faculty, students and clinicians assembled recently in Hackerman Hall for the fifth annual Computational Medicine Night, the Institute for Computational Medicine’s signature event. The event drew attendees from the Whiting School of Engineering, the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Medicine to learn about the ICM’s translational research […]

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Natalia Trayanova to receive the Distinguished Scientist Award from the Heart Rhythm Society

February 14, 2019

Natalia Trayanova, the Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, has been selected to receive the Heart Rhythm Society’s (HRS) Distinguished Scientist Award. Trayanova will be honored at the Society’s 40th Scientific Sessions in San Francisco this May. The HRS, a leading resource on cardiac pacing and electrophysiology, is dedicated […]

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Rachel Karchin promoted to full professor of Biomedical Engineering

December 21, 2018

The Institute for Computational Medicine is pleased to announce that Dr. Rachel Karchin, William R. Brody Faculty Scholar, has been promoted by the Johns Hopkins University to full professor of Biomedical Engineering effective July 1, 2018. Dr. Karchin holds appointments with the Institute for Computational Medicine, the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and the Department of […]

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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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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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