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Johns Hopkins undergrad team wins bronze in Collegiate Inventors Competition

November 7, 2016

A reusable cryotherapy system that could bring low-cost breast cancer treatment to women in rural South Africa has won the bronze prize for a Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering team in the undergraduate category of the 2016 National Collegiate Inventors Competition. Prize winners were announced Friday at an event in Washington, D.C. The Johns Hopkins […]

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Johns Hopkins undergraduate team named finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition

September 30, 2016

An undergraduate team from Johns Hopkins University has been named a finalist in the 2016 Collegiate Inventors Competition, which will take place in Washington, D.C., in November. The team, all students in JHU’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, improved on a cryotherapy device developed by Johns Hopkins students for use in rural Africa, where women who […]

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Engineering students put finishing touches on design projects

May 2, 2016

It’s crunch time across the Whiting School of Engineering, as students labor—sometimes around the clock—in laboratories and design spaces to put the finishing touches on projects ranging from a small hovering aircraft that can land in a tree branch as effortlessly as a bird to a hand-held device that enables breast cancer treatment in rural […]

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Hopkins student team takes third place in national business plan competition

April 13, 2016

A team of undergraduate biomedical engineering students from Johns Hopkins University won third place this past weekend at the sixth annual Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures Competition, a showcase competition for humanitarian-centered business plans held at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. The JHU team of Stephen Johannesson, Barbara Kim, and Anshul Subramanya took […]

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Annual CBID design competition now open to all JHU student teams

April 6, 2016

Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design is gearing up for its Design Day competition, the annual showcase for biomedical engineering students. This year, organizers have added a competition open to student teams from across Hopkins—the first-ever Student Healthcare Design Competition. Both events will be held on May 3. Since 2009, Design Day has […]

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Student Device May Ease Parkinson’s Symptoms

June 10, 2015

Parkinson’s disease patients whose symptoms such as tremor, muscle stiffness and slowed movement make it tough to hold an eating utensil steady have few options for relief outside of a hospital or clinic. Medication can help, but over time it tends to become less effective. To give these patients another in-home option, Johns Hopkins graduate […]

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