News: Graduate Studies

Students blog from Brazil, China, India, and Uganda

August 9, 2017

Every summer, Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering students work side-by-side with primary care providers in some of the world’s most underserved communities. They assess the needs and then design, prototype, and commercialize the next generation of medical devices that are transforming global health care. Johns Hopkins’ Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID) forms teams of […]

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Learning to Think Like a Clinician and Function Like a Startup

July 19, 2017

– Catherine Gara During his first year of medical school at the Johns Hopkins University, David Gullotti attended a retreat for Christian health care providers. There he mentioned that he enjoyed using his physics and engineering background to sketch device ideas that could improve patient outcomes, but he struggled to see a path forward, a […]

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CBID designs automated mosquito trap to track Zika

May 22, 2017

It all started at a hackathon. A group of Johns Hopkins students, postdocs, and faculty members gathered one weekend in April 2016 to develop a solution to the recent spread of the Zika virus. After hitting a few dead ends, the VectorWEB team hit upon an idea to create an automated trap that would count […]

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Dr. Robert Allen, CBID Pioneer, Retires

May 15, 2017

As we close out the 2016-2017 academic year, we offer our best wishes to Dr. Robert Allen on his retirement from the faculty, and celebrate his career here. Dr. Allen enters into retirement with a lifetime of achievements, many of which occurred during his time at Johns Hopkins. He came to the university as a […]

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CBID Students showcase prototypes at Annual Design Day

May 10, 2017

The 2017 Biomedical Engineering Design Day drew hundreds of students, faculty, clinicians, and mentors to the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus. Eight master’s student teams and 14 undergraduate student teams represented the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design with projects spanning a range of clinical topics. The event opened with a keynote address from Howard Levin […]

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CBID Startup, Sonavex, receives $3 million in funding

April 24, 2017

Sonavex, Inc., a startup company originally formed in the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design at Johns Hopkins, received $3 million in funding, including $2.2 million from closing its Series A round. Investors include Grey Sky Venture Partners, CRCM Venture Capital, TEDCO, and the Abell Foundation. The medical device company is dedicated to improving surgical […]

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‘U.S. News’ again ranks JHU BME graduate program #1

March 15, 2017

Johns Hopkins University graduate programs in nursing, education, medicine, and biomedical engineering are again considered among the best in the country, according to the newest U.S. News & World Report rankings of “Best Graduate Schools” for 2018.  Read more from JHU WSE…

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CBID start-up, Glyscend Inc., is awarded $500,000

November 16, 2016

Glyscend was selected as a winner of the Johnson & Johnson World Without Disease QuickFire Challenge and awarded $500,000 for continuing efforts to bring innovative solutions to patients. Glyscend was selected as one of three winners from over 470 applications from entrepreneurs, researchers, and start-up companies from across the globe. Applications were assessed on the quality of technology, value proposition, […]

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CBID students test device designed to help save lives of newborns

September 23, 2016

Five Johns Hopkins University graduate students embarked this summer on a trip to Kenya and Uganda—with a collection of infant-sized medical manikins in tow. The team, all students in the yearlong master’s program in bioengineering innovation and design, spent three weeks field-testing a medical device that could save the lives of newborns by monitoring vital […]

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