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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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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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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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Seeking Faculty for Johns Hopkins Lecturer in Capstone Design

August 1, 2016

Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering is seeking a creative and motivated individual for a teaching track faculty position. The faculty member will co-instruct the department’s undergraduate design course (“Design Team”) along with one other full-time faculty member, managed under the department’s Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID). The faculty member will be […]

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CBID Alums featured as Medtech Rising Stars

July 28, 2016

Together, CBID Alums Neil Shah and Maxim Budyansky founded Avitus Orthopaedics to create new technologies that both improve clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs.  Both graduated from CBID at Johns Hopkins University in May 2012.  Get the full story here…  

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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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