Her lab’s inventions centered around controlling stem cell fate and new biomaterials to induce healing and regeneration.
Dr. Ariel Yeh is one of the first scientists at Prime Medicine. She holds a B.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and received her Ph.D. from Harvard University. While in Prof. David R. Liu’s laboratory, at Harvard, she designed a genome editor which finds and erases disease-causing mutations and substitutes it […]
The Brody Faculty Scholar award was established by Dr. Robert Seder, University trustee, and Ms. Deborah L. Harmon in 2008 in honor of Dr. William Brody’s contributions to the University and to support the finest young faculty in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Faculty Scholars hold a five-year appointment, and the recipient will receive $20,000 […]
This project is a collaboration between Dr. Vicky Nguyen’s lab in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Dr. Mostafa Borahay’s group in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at JHMI. The overall goal is to understand if the drug simvastatin is effective at reducing the stiffness of uterine fibroid tissue. Manasi’s role in this […]
Inspired by a parasitic worm that digs its sharp teeth into its host’s intestines, Johns Hopkins researchers have designed tiny, star-shaped microdevices that can latch onto intestinal mucosa and release drugs into the body. Click here for the full story Here are some other works from the Gracias lab: Express (UK) December […]
Aging happens to everyone. As birthdays come and go, we anticipate more gray hairs on our heads, wrinkles on our faces, and aches in our bodies. But there are other factors that influence aging than the number of birthdays that pass, such as genetics and socioeconomic status. And to Jude Phillip, […]
ChemBE’s Konstantinos Konstantopoulos leads colleagues in seeking to understand the role that dorsoventral polarity plays in cancer cell migration.
ChemBE’s Honggang Cui, Feihu Wang, Hao Su, and other colleagues, investigated a possible combination chemo-immunotherapy approach using a known chemotherapy drug called camptothecin (CPT) and activating a cell signaling pathway called stimulator of interferon genes (STING), which stimulates the immune system.
They are among three student-mentor pairs to win the prestigious award from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
We are pleased to share with you the news that Dr.Sharon Gerecht, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and the Kent Gordon Croft Investment Management Faculty Scholar, has been appointed the Edward J. Schaefer Professor in Engineering. The Schaefer Professorship, previously held by Professor Emeritus S. Rao Kosaraju, was endowed through the generosity of Mrs. […]
“Remotely guided by a magnetic field, these so-called microgrippers can wrest single cells from a tissue sample and carry them on demand.”
It is with great pleasure to announce that the JHU Board of Trustees have formally approved Dr. Joelle Frechette’s promotion to full professor! The departmental faculty, HAC, the President, and the Board of Trustees recognized Dr. Frechette’s impressively strong and diverse research program, as well as acknowledging her national and international leadership in the […]