News & Announcements

Dr. Natalia Trayanova gives keynote speech at Challenges in Computing meeting


Natalia A. Trayanova, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Computational Medicine, is a keynote speaker at the Challenges in Computing meeting in Oslo, Norway, Dec 14-15, 2011. The meeting marks the occasion of 10 years of operation of Simula Research Laboratory, Norway, and focuses on addressing the challenges facing real-life computational applications.

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Assistant Professor Sri Sarma featured in MIT Magazine


Assistant Professor Sridevi Sarma was recently highlighted in MIT’s Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems News Magazine. The story by Katharine Stoel Gammon talks about Dr. Sarma’s work from the time she was a post-doc in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences department at MIT and how research in the framework of control systems combined with […]

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Dr. Rajat Mittal named a Fellow of the American Physical Society


Dr. Rajat Mittal of the Institute for Computational Medicine has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society, “For fundamental contributions to the development of immersed boundary methods in computational fluid dynamics and for the understanding of the structure of bluff body wakes, fluid dynamics of locomotion, active flow control, and biomimetics and bioinspired […]

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Research by Trayanova lab featured in Hopkins Medicine News and MSNBC


A recently published article in the Johns Hopkins Medicine News and a news story on MSNBC discusses work by the lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova at ICM, in collaboration with other researches in the Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Medicine at JHU. The research publication discussed in the Johns Hopkins Medicine news article is entitled […]

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Karchin Lab releases first module of educational video games for high schools


The Karchin Lab at the Institute for Computational Medicine, Johns Hopkins University recently released the first of a suite of educational video games developed with outreach support from the National Science Foundation. The BioHazards project “allows students and science enthusiasts to prevent and cure diseases in a virtual, gaming environment. [BioHazards] is focused on the development […]

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Sridevi Sarma receives $2 million National Science Foundation grant


Dr. Sridevi V. Sarma of the Institute for Computational Medicine (ICM) has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation award of $2,000,000 for support of the project entitled “EFRI-M3C: Robust Decoder-Compensator Architecture for Interactive Control of High-Speed and Loaded Movements”. The research involves developing a novel model-based Robust Decoder-Compensator […]

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Paper in Science Translational Medicine co-authored by Trayanova lab featured in Scientific American


Computer models of the human heart created by Trayanova Lab are featured in the latest issue of Scientific American under their ‘Extreme Tech’ category. The article, by Larry Greenemeier, is entitled “Virtual Ventricle: Computer Predicts Dangers of Arrhythmia Drugs Better than Animal Testing” and discusses the new research article entitled “A Computational Model to Predict […]

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Hannah Carter receives a 2012 Siebel Scholarship


Hannah Carter, a Graduate Student in the lab of Dr. Rachel Karchin, has been awarded a 2012 Siebel Scholarship. Students are nominated for the Siebel Scholarship on the basis of academic and research excellence and leadership activity during their graduate school career. The scholarship itself is $35000 to supplement the student’s stipend in their final […]

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Assistant Professor Sridevi Sarma featured in Hopkins Medicine News


The research of Assistant Professor Sridevi Sarma has recently been featured in 2 individual articles for Johns Hopkins Medicine News. The first article discusses her research with Parkinson’s Disease and the use of “computational tools to understand and fine-tune deep brain stimulation” (click here to view). The second news story highlights Sri’s personal connection to […]

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