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Military-grade camera shows risks of airborne coronavirus spread

12/17/2020

In response to the use of a military-grade infrared camera capable of detecting exhaled breath to illustrate the risk of airborne transmission of COVID-19, Hopkins mechanical engineer and ICM faculty member Rajat Mittal speaks to the Washington Post about the merits of using exhalation as a conservative proxy to show potential transmission risk in various settings. […]

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Four ICM faculty research teams earn Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards

12/07/2020

Four ICM faculty are among the 41 research endeavors that have been selected to receive support this year from Johns Hopkins University’s Discovery Awards program. Each project team is made up of members from at least two JHU entities who aim to solve a complex problem and expand the horizons of knowledge. Altogether, the winning project teams—chosen […]

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Natalia Trayanova receives the 2021 Douglas P. Zipes Lectureship Award

12/03/2020

Natalia Trayanova, the Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been selected to receive the 2021 Douglas P. Zipes Lectureship Award, given jointly by the Heart Rhythm Society and the Cardiac Electrophysiology Society. This award recognizes an individual who has made a significant and unique contribution to the field of cardiac pacing and  electrophysiology […]

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Three Students from ICM Receive Provost’s Undergraduate Research Awards

12/02/2020

Three students have been granted PURAs, Provost’s Undergraduate Research Awards, for their research in the Institute for Computational Medicine. Established in 1993 with an endowment by the Hodson Trust, the PURA program was created to support and encourage Hopkins undergraduate students to engage in independent research, scholarly and creative projects. Each student will receive $3000 […]

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Inez Lam Named one of Forbes ’30 under 30′

12/02/2020

In 2018 when Inez Lam, Alyssa Dittmar, Elyse Heob, and Aaron Hsu created a fog-resistant, breathable, clear surgical mask they could not have anticipated the demand for their innovation. These Hopkins-grown entrepreneurs are the cofounders of ClearMask, which has been named one of Forbes 2021 “30 Under 30” for Retail and Ecommerce.  Inez, a PhD […]

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Rajat Mittal Employs Models to Explore Risks of Covid-19 Transmission

11/24/2020

A paper published in the Physics of Fluids presents a mathematical model to estimate the risk of airborne transmission of COVID-19. Co-authored by Rajat Mittal, professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and faculty member of the Institute for Computational Medicine, the study provides insights that could help assess how well preventive efforts, like mask […]

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William S. Anderson Awarded Thalheimer Grant

11/20/2020

William S. Anderson, associate professor of neurosurgery and ICM core faculty member, has received a technology development grant through the Louis B. Thalheimer Fund for Translational Research.  Anderson and his team have developed ePACStim, an adaptive brain implant system that delivers targeted and customized electrical stimulation to suppress excessive phase amplitude coupling (PAC) in the […]

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Sarma wins inaugural Pitch It On! Competition for female inventors

11/05/2020

Sridevi Sarma, an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Associate Director of the Institute for Computational Medicine, won $10,000 in Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures’ Pitch It On! competition for female inventors. Sarma received the most votes from the 150 faculty, researchers, and investors who watched the virtual event Oct. 20, the culmination […]

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Rachel June Smith wins 2020 Young Investigator Award

10/30/2020

Rachel June Smith, a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Computational Medicine, has been awarded a 2020 Young Investigator Award by the American Epilepsy Society for her abstract titled, “Dynamical Systems Theory Applied to Single-Pulse Electrical Stimulation Data to Infer Epileptogenic Networks.” Rachel was one of 20 young investigators selected from 1,100 submissions for outstanding […]

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Changxin Lai receives the 2020 David C. Gakenheimer Fellowship

10/22/2020

Changxin Lai, a PhD student in the department of biomedical engineering, has been awarded the Institute for Computational Medicine’s David C. Gakenheimer Fellowship for his research in the lab of Natalia Trayanova, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, ICM core faculty member, and director of ADVANCE.   The Gakenheimer Fellowship which was established in 2013 […]

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