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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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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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