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Tag: Rachel Karchin

Rachel Karchin promoted to full professor of Biomedical Engineering

December 21, 2018

The Institute for Computational Medicine is pleased to announce that Dr. Rachel Karchin, William R. Brody Faculty Scholar, has been promoted by the Johns Hopkins University to full professor of Biomedical Engineering effective July 1, 2018. Dr. Karchin holds appointments with the Institute for Computational Medicine, the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and the Department of […]

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Identical driver gene mutations found in metastatic cancers

September 25, 2018

Driver genes in different metastases from the same patient are remarkably similar, providing optimism for the success of future targeted therapies, according to a published study by Science. The report, “Minimal Functional Driver Gene Heterogeneity Among Untreated Metastases,” looked at data from samples that have spread from the site of origin to another part of the body in […]

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Collin Tokheim honored at Young Investigators’ Day

April 18, 2018

Collin Tokheim, ICM PhD candidate in the lab of Rachel Karchin, ICM core faculty member and associate professor of biomedical engineering, was honored at the School of Medicine’s 2018 Young Investigators’ Day award ceremony on April 17. Tokheim was among the 22 junior researchers who were recognized along with their mentors for their unique scientific […]

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Collin Tokheim to receive 2018 Young Investigator Award

April 2, 2018

Collin Tokheim, ICM PhD candidate, has been selected by the Young Investigators’ Day Committee to receive the Martin and Carol Macht Award. Tokheim was selected for his outstanding research in the lab of Rachel Karchin, ICM core faculty member, associate professor of Biomedical Engineering, and William R. Brody Faculty Scholar. Tokheim will give a talk […]

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Advances in personalized medicine highlighted at fourth annual Computational Medicine Night

March 16, 2018

Faculty and students gathered recently for the Institute for Computational Medicine’s fourth annual Computational Medicine Night in Hackerman Hall. The event attracted more than 100 undergraduate students interested in learning about ICM’s cutting-edge research program and the computational medicine minor offered through the Whiting School of Engineering. Founded in 2005 as the first research center […]

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ICM, BME and MechE host Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys

June 5, 2017

The Institute for Computational Medicine, Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Department of Mechanical Engineering welcomed 23 seventh graders from the Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys for a day of STEM-related activities on June 5, 2017. The event, spearheaded by Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys teacher, Grace Park, and BME Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and […]

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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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Collin Tokheim, Karchin Lab PhD student, lead author of published paper

December 19, 2016

Collin J. Tokheim, a doctoral student in the lab of ICM core faculty member Rachel Karchin, is the lead author of a paper titled, “Evaluating the evaluation of cancer driver genes,” which was published December 13, 2016 in the Early Edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Rachel Karchin, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and William […]

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Dr. Karchin named top performer at CAGI4

December 16, 2016

Rachel Karchin, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and William R. Brody Faculty Scholar, has been recognized as a top performer at the fourth Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation Challenge (CAGI4). She was invited to participate in the March 2016 CAGI4 Conference on the UCSF Mission Bay campus in San Francisco. Dr. Karchin’s research group has been […]

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Dr. Karchin receives Goldman Center Pilot Project Grant

December 15, 2016

Rachel Karchin, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and William R. Brody Faculty Scholar, was awarded the Goldman Center Pilot Project Grant for her proposal, “Investigation of Polyclonal Origins of Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplams.” The award was granted by the Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center, a division of Johns Hopkins Medicine dedicated to fighting pancreatic […]

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