News & Announcements

Journal of Clinical Investigation features research emerging from lab in ICM

September 15, 2016

This week, The Journal of Clinical Investigation features an article on groundbreaking research from the laboratory of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of biomedical engineering, in collaboration with a team of researchers from the Institute of Physiology I at the University of Bonn, in Germany. “Optogenetic defibrillation terminates ventricular arrhythmia in mouse hearts […]

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Dr. Saria among Popular Science’s ‘Brilliant 10’

September 9, 2016

  Dr. Suchi Saria, assistant professor of computer science and ICM core faculty member, has been named one of Popular Science’s Brilliant 10, the magazine’s annual list of the “brightest young minds in science and engineering.” Dr. Saria was selected for her work on computer-based approaches aimed at developing specific diagnoses and treatments for individual […]

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Dr. Karchin Co-Launches PLOS Focus Feature

August 30, 2016

Dr. Rachel Karchin, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, and Dr. Ruth Nussinov, Senior Investigator at the National Cancer Institute, have launched a PLOS Computational Biology Focus Feature entitled Genome Landscapes and Phenotype Predictions of Disease. The purpose of this web-based collection of articles is to “highlight strategies to predict the […]

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ICM alum creates customizable STEM book for girls

August 19, 2016

Jean Fan, former member of the Institute for Computational Medicine, has launched a nonprofit organization, CuSTEMized, aimed at encouraging girls to imagine themselves in STEM careers by creating a personalized book in which they are the main character. “You can read books about a character who’s really awesome, but there’s always this notion that she’s […]

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Drs. Mittal and Bader receive JHU Discovery Awards

August 9, 2016

Institute for Computational Medicine core faculty members Rajat Mittal, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Joel Bader, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, are among those to receive 2016-2017 Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards, as announced August 8 by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research. Rajat Mittal and partners Cynthia Moss and Susanne Sterbing-D’Angelo of the […]

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Alexandra Badiceanu recipient of David C. Gakenheimer Fellowship

August 9, 2016

Alexandra Badiceanu, a second year BME predoctoral student in the lab or Dr. Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and core faculty member in the Institute for Computational Medicine, is the 2016-2017 recipient of the ICM’s David C. Gakenheimer Fellowship. Dr. Gakenheimer, who holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering mechanics from Johns […]

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Drs. Mac Gabhann and Sarma promoted to Associate Professor

July 28, 2016

With the support of both the Whiting School of Engineering and the Department of Biomedical Engineering, we in the Institute for Computational Medicine have been fortunate to have recruited an extraordinary cadre of young faculty. The accomplishments of two of these faculty, Drs. Feilim Mac Gabhann and Sridevi V. Sarma, have now been recognized by […]

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Dr. Saria to present at White House-sponsored workshop

May 26, 2016

Dr. Suchi Saria, assistant professor of Computer Science and ICM core faculty member, is among those scheduled to present at the Artificial Intelligence for Social Good workshop taking place on June 7, 2016 at The Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington, D.C. The public workshop, co-sponsored by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will focus on the successful […]

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Six Students Graduate with First Minor in Computational Medicine

May 18, 2016

At this year’s commencement, for the first time in Johns Hopkins University history, six students graduated with an undergraduate minor in Computational Medicine – the inaugural class in a program crafted by the Institute for Computational Medicine. The minor launched in June 2015 as the first educational program in CM, reflecting the university’s s leadership in […]

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