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Two Whiting School student teams are finalists in Collegiate Inventors Competition

October 12, 2015

Two teams of engineering students–one graduate and one undergraduate–have been named finalists in the 2015 National Collegiate Inventors Competition. This year’s Johns Hopkins entries include the Biomedical Engineering undergraduate team of Malvi Hemani, Melissa Lin, Kunal Patel, and Huilei Wang who invented a low-cost uterine contraction monitor called TocoTrack,  Designed for low-resource settings, the device […]

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Johns Hopkins, DuPont join forces to produce improved Ebola protection suit

September 28, 2015

The Johns Hopkins University and DuPont have signed license and collaboration agreements allowing DuPont to commercialize a garment with innovative features from Johns Hopkins to help protect people on the front lines of the Ebola crisis and future deadly infectious disease outbreaks. DuPont intends to have the first of these garments available in the marketplace […]

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CBID Welcomes Newest Faculty Member

September 25, 2015

The Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design Team at Johns Hopkins University welcomes new Director of Undergraduate Design Teams, Nicholas Durr.  As an inventor and entrepreneur, Dr. Durr joins us from MIT.  For complete story, please read more here.

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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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