Tag: Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design

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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ABC News: Wedding dress designer helps with new Ebola suit

March 11, 2015

ABC News reported that a suit designed by a team at Johns Hopkins to protect health care workers treating patients with Ebola made its debut at New York’s Fashion Week last week. The story focuses on Jill Andrews, a Baltimore clothing designer, who has been working with the Hopkins team on the suit since last October. […]

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CBS Baltimore: Johns Hopkins develops Ebola suits

December 18, 2014

CBS Baltimore (WJZ-TV 13) reported on a JHU team’s design of a new, improved suit intended to protect health care workers caring for patients with Ebola. The design won an international competition staged by the USAID. Learn more here.

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Gizmodo: This hazmat suit peels off like a big, yellow, Ebola-covered glove

December 17, 2014

Gizmodo ran a story (and video) on a new Ebola protective suit — created by a Johns Hopkins team during the recent Ebola Design Challenge — that is designed to peel off easily, minimizing the wearer’s exposure to contamination from Ebola. The design was among the winners of an international competition through USAID. View the story — and watch […]

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BBC World Service: Better designed Ebola protection suits

December 16, 2014

Professor Youseph Yazdi, director of the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design in the Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, tells us how he and his team have tried to improve the design of the Ebola protective suit. Listen here.  

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