News: Graduate Studies

CBID innovation selected as one of 21 solutions in USAID effort to Combat Zika

August 10, 2016

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today 21 potentially game changing solutions to mitigate the spread and impact of the Zika virus.  These award nominees underwent a rigorous review process, and have been selected for accelerated development, testing and deployment.  In April 2016, USAID launched the Combating Zika and Future Threats Grand Challenge to […]

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Students blog from Ethiopia, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, India, and China

August 8, 2016

Master’s level students in the Whiting School of Engineering’s Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design are reporting from Ethiopia, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, India, and China as they explore health care delivery in different environments. The three-week trip is part of the CBID program’s innovative partnership with Jhpiego, a global health nonprofit affiliated with Johns Hopkins.

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TEDCO chooses JHU BME biotech start-ups for funding

July 28, 2016

Three Johns Hopkins BME-associated medical technology companies have been selected by the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) Life Science Investment Fund for financial investment. TEDCO’s Life Science Investment Fund is specifically designed for companies that are beyond the technology validation stage and further along in product development. They invest up to $200,000 to support milestone-based […]

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BME CBID Design Day 2016 Winning Teams

May 4, 2016

Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering has emerged as a trailblazer in the translation of scientific and technical advances into clinical applications for health care improvement. Our Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design(CBID) is at the heart of the effort to train and educate the next generation of global leaders in biomedical innovation and technology.  Read more […]

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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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Ebola protective suit honored in global design competition

September 15, 2015

The Johns Hopkins University’s new personal protective suit for frontline health care workers in Ebola outbreaks was honored Monday as one of 10 finalists in the Social Good category of Fast Company’s 2015 Innovation by Design Awards. The suit, intended for use in future Ebola outbreaks like the 2014 epidemic that killed thousands in West […]

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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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Global health care challenges: Gaining first-hand perspective in far-away places

January 7, 2015

Every year, students in the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID) program are charged with designing medical devices to solve clinical problems in both Johns Hopkins Hospital and some of the world’s lowest resource areas. In order to do this effectively, they must understand the environs, resources, and needs of some of the world’s […]

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