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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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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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