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March 31, 2014
Research published by the Rinaldi lab in 2013 was recently highlighted in a news article in Chemical & Engineering News reporting on a recent publication describing the disruption of lysosomes using targeted magnetic nanoparticles in so-called...
March 19, 2014
Epilepsy, a medical condition that produces seizures affecting a variety of mental and physical functions, affects 65 million people worldwide. A major challenge for epilepsy has been detecting and mapping early changes in brain activity that occur...
March 13, 2014
Over the past month, the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) members have participated in a couple outreach events designed to get young students interested in science and engineering. Keep up with BMES past and future activities by visiting their...
March 13, 2014
Congratulations to Emily Ann Hester who was just announced a winner for the College of Engineering's Outstanding Gator Engineering M.S. Student Award for 2014! Emily began her studies as an undergraduate at the University of Florida in August...
March 13, 2014
Dr. Christine Schmidt was recently elected Chair-Elect of AIMBE’s College of Fellows. The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) is the authoritative voice and advocate for the value of medical and biological...
February 19, 2014
Congratulations to Dr. Ranga Sitaram who has just been awarded with a McKnight Brain Institute Neuroimaging Pilot Grant!  The project’s broad aim is to use real-time fMRI (rt-fMRI) neurofeedback to elucidate the neural circuits mediating...
January 30, 2014
“AxoGen has been awarded the 2014 Product Innovation Leadership Award for Peripheral Nerve Repair from research organization Frost & Sullivan in recognition for the development and commercialization of Avance® Nerve Graft.  Following...
January 21, 2014
Dr. Hans van Oostrom was recently elected Chair of the Engineering Faculty Council (EFC) with a term starting January 1, 2014. The EFC consists of engineering faculty elected into the University of Florida Senate and serves an advisory role to the...
January 14, 2014
Congratulations to Associate Professor Benjamin Keselowsky for a recent invitation to join the Journal of Materials Chemistry B Advisory Board! The Journal of Materials Chemistry B is part of the Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing, focusing on...
January 14, 2014
Congratulations again to Jason Pukala and Jun Yin, who won the student awards at our 2nd Annual Pruitt Research Day in November. After the morning series of truly outstanding student talks, Jason Pukala from Dr. Frank Bova’s Laboratory was selected...

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