News & Announcements

Assistant Professor Sridevi Sarma Included in latest edition of Women in Science

October 11, 2010

Assistant Professor Sridevi Sarma was chosen by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for inclusion in their latest Women in Science booklet. The article includes a brief overview of neuroscience and the groundbreaking work which Sri is pursuing for the ICM in biomedical engineering. From the introduction: “In this latest Women in […]

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Cancer Research by Assistant Professor Rachel Karchin Highlighted in News

October 9, 2010

In the October 8 Hopkins Medicine news release “Computer Predicts Pancreatic Cancer”, research by Assistant Professor Rachel Karchin published in the September 15 issue of Cancer Biology and Therapy was highlighted. From the text: “Using a computer program, researchers from Johns Hopkins have predicted which changes in the DNA code may cause pancreatic cells to […]

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Dr. Rai Winslow is honored as the inaugural recipient of the Raj and Neera Singh Professorship

October 4, 2010

Dr. Rai Winslow, professor of Biomedical Engineering and the director of the Institute for Computational Medicine (ICM) is honored as the inaugural recipient of the Raj and Neera Singh Professorship in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. As director of the ICM, Rai oversees an extraordinary initiative, including faculty, clinicians, researchers, and students from the schools […]

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Rachel Karchin gives keynote speech at RECOMB Satellite Workshop on Computational Cancer Biology

June 26, 2010

Assistant Professor Rachel Karchin of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Institute for Computational Medicine gave her keynote presentation at the Second Annual RECOMB Satellite Workshop on Computational Cancer Biology. Her topic covered “High throughput annotation of somatic mutations in cancer: computational challenges”. The workshop took place June 24-25, 2010 at The Norwegian Radium Hospital […]

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Course in Dynamical Systems to be offered by ICM this fall

June 4, 2010

Introduction to Dynamical Systems (Course number – BME/ME/ECE: 580.616) will be available this fall with Assistant Professor Sridevi Sarma of the Institute for Computational Medicine and Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University. The course examines linear, discrete- continuous-time, and multi-input-output systems in control and related areas. Least squares and matrix perturbation problems are considered. […]

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Prof. Don Geman Named Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Fellow

April 1, 2010

Don Geman, professor of applied mathematics and statistics, has been named a 2010 Fellow of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). Don was elected for his contributions to stochastic processes, image analysis, and statistical learning. The 2010 class of Fellows includes 34 individuals who have made significant contributions to the fields of applied […]

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Jason Constantino awarded NRSA grant

March 25, 2010

Jason Constantino, a PhD student in Dr. Trayanova’s lab, has been awarded a NIH predoctoral Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA). His research project, entitled “Image-based models of electromechanics in normal and failing hearts”, aims to characterize the relation between electrical activation and mechanical contraction in normal and failing hearts under different loading […]

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Dr. Feilim Mac Gabhann awarded the August 2010 Krogh Young Investigator Award

January 25, 2010

Feilim has been selected as the August Krogh (1920 Nobelist in Physiology and Medicine) Young Investigator awardee for 2010 by the Microcirculatory Society. The award’s purpose is to encourage excellence in microcirculatory research and is bestowed annually to a young investigator in the early stages of their research career. Congratulations to Feilim on this tremendous […]

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Hermenegild Arevalo awarded a predoctoral NRS Award

January 4, 2010

Hermenegild Arevalo, a PhD candidate in Dr. Trayanova’s lab, has been awarded a predoctoral National Research Service Award (NRSA) from NHLBI for the project “Image-based models that predict arrhythmia morphology in post-infarction hearts”. The fellowship is for 3 years, starting January 2010. The goal of the project is to examine the ventricular tachycardia reentrant pattern […]

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