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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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UG Students Train to Become Design Team Leaders

February 24, 2017

While many Johns Hopkins undergraduates spent January at home visiting friends and family, 13 biomedical engineering students spent their winter break taking the Design Team Clinical Immersion intersession course.  Excerpted from JHU BME

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How soap, chairs, and clothing could stop mosquito bites

February 16, 2017

Known to health experts as the most deadly animal on the planet, the minuscule mosquito, with its dreaded whine, is responsible for millions of deaths from multiple diseases each year. CBID’s graduate program director, Dr. Soumyadipta Acharya weighs in.  Get the full story from CNN

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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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