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Sri Sarma awarded 2021 Convocation Award for Excellence in Mentoring


Sri Sarma, associate director of the Institute for Computational Medicine, is the recipient of the Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising. This award, created by Capers and Marion McDonald, is given to honor teachers, researchers, and administrators who have consistently supported the personal and professional development of their students. Sarma […]

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Q & A with Sri Sarma, ICM’s associate director


 How can we detect and fix pathological connections and signals in the central nervous system to optimally treat or even cure epilepsy and chronic pain? That is the question guiding Sri Sarma’s research. Learn more about Sri, her research and the inspiration behind it in her Q & A with The Kavli Foundation. 

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ICM affiliates receive 2021 WSE Convocation Awards


There are many familiar names in this year’s list of convocation awards. Distributed on April 5 by Ed Schlesinger, Benjamin T. Rome Dean of The Whiting School of Engineering, the 2021 Whiting School Convocation Awards recognize several ICM undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty for their excellence in academics, research or teaching. The awards, their recipients, […]

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Sri Sarma featured on


In addition to her role as Associate Director of the Institute for Computational Medicine, Sri Sarma is a faculty member of the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute, where she works closely with clinicians to help them better diagnose and treat patients with epilepsy and chronic pain.  In Dr. Sarma’s lab, computational neuroscience tools are revealing how […]

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Two ICM Undergraduates Named Goldwater Scholars


Undergraduates Min Jae Kim and Shiker Nair have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships for their research and achievements in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. They are among a cohort of 410 Goldwater Scholars selected for 2021–22 from an estimated pool of more than 5,000 applicants.  Established in 1986, the Goldwater Scholarship was one […]

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Claire Zurn awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for 2021


Claire Zurn, a PhD candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Computational Medicine, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. Zurn will receive a three-year annual stipend along with a cost of education allowance for tuition and fees and the freedom to conduct her own research. The […]

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Natalia Trayanova named EHRA Fellow


Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA). This title recognizes the professional achievements of scholars and scientists who have made exceptional contributions to cardiac rhythm research, distinguishing themselves in clinical, educational, and organizational aspects of the field. Natalia […]

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Laurent Younes named American Mathematical Society Fellow


Laurent Younes, professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics and ICM core faculty member, has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, which recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. Laurent’s research focuses on statistical properties of Markov random fields; mathematical […]

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Natalia Trayanova named Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology


Natalia Trayanova, the Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) for her contributions to the field of cardiology. This appointment is a recognition of excellence throughout the cardiology community.  A pioneer in the use of 3D replicas of the heart and its electrical […]

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Rajat Mittal named 2021 ASME Freeman Scholar


The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has named Rajat Mittal, a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and core faculty member of the Institute for Computational Medicine, as the recipient of the 2021 Freeman Scholar Award. Given annually to a person of significant expertise in fluids engineering, Mittal won the award in recognition […]

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