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Now Live: Natalia Trayanova’s Amazing Things Podcast

March 20, 2017

Natalia Trayanova is the first Johns Hopkins University faculty member to give a podcast for the United for Medical Research podcast series, Amazing Things, that features groundbreaking research funded by the National Institute of Health. In her podcast titled, “Using a Personalized, Virtual Heart to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death,” Dr. Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs professor of […]

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Joel Bader featured for advancements towards creating synthetic yeast genome

March 13, 2017

Joel Bader, core ICM faculty member and professor of biomedical engineering, is among a team of scientists whose research article, Design of a synthetic yeast genome, was published in the March 10, 2017 issue of Science and whose work was featured in an article in the Washington Post. The March 9 Washington Post article features Bader and his fellow […]

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Pierre Sacre receives inaugural Kavli NDI Postdoctoral Discovery Fellowship

March 13, 2017

Pierre Sacre, a Postdoc in the lab of ICM core faculty member Sridevi Sarma, associate professor of biomedical engineering, will receive one of the inaugural Postdoctoral Discovery Fellowships from the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute at Johns Hopkins University (Kavli NDI). The award will support Sacre’s research which aims to map the neural substrates in cognitive and limbic circuits involved in […]

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Natalia Trayanova featured in Hopkins Medicine Magazine

March 1, 2017

Institute for Computational Medicine core faculty member, Natalia Trayanova, was featured in the Winter 2017 edition of Hopkins Medicine magazine for her virtual model of the heart which promises to improve and personalize cardiac treatment and care. Dr. Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and her research team developed a geometric virtual heart […]

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Rachel Karchin and Joel Bader elected to the AIMBE College of Fellows

March 1, 2017

Two ICM core faculty members have been elected to the 2017 College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). Rachel Karchin, associate professor of Biomedical Engineering and William R. Brody Faculty Scholar, was nominated for “outstanding contributions to translational bioinformatics and computational molecular precision medicine.” Joel Bader, professor of Biomedical Engineering, […]

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Lindsay Clegg to receive Michael A. Shanoff Research Award

February 27, 2017

Lindsay Clegg, a PhD candidate in the lab of ICM core faculty member Feilim Mac Gabhann, was selected by the Young Investigators’ Day Committee to receive the Michael A. Shanoff Research Award for her outstanding research. Lindsay was selected from an exceptionally large number of applicants and will receive a certificate and a cash award at […]

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International Journal of Cardiology features Dr. Mittal’s computational fluid dynamic research

February 1, 2017

An International Journal of Cardiology paper featuring the work of Rajat Mittal, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and core faculty of the Institute for Computational Medicine, shares a new method for predicting those most at risk for blood clots in the heart. The paper titled, The E-wave propagation index (EPI): A novel echocardiographic parameter for prediction of left ventricular […]

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Dr. Miller Featured for Alzheimer’s Research

January 24, 2017

Michael I. Miller, Herschel and Ruth Seder Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, was featured in the Winter 2017 edition of JHU Engineering magazine for his research on Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Miller is analyzing MRI brain images of the elderly. His goal: to unveil lurking signs of Alzheimer’s that cognitive tests cannot […]

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Dr. Saria Develops Lifesaving Algorithm

January 24, 2017

Suchi Saria, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and ICM core faculty member, is developing computer programs that analyze existing medical information to assist physicians to prevent organ failure in patients. Last year, in findings reported in Science Translational Medicine with computer science doctoral student Katharine Henry and critical care specialist David Hager, Dr. Saria described an […]

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