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Rashidi and collaborators manuscript published in Scientific Reports

Congratulations to Dr. Parisa Rashidi, Ph.D. candidate Sabyasachi Bandyopadhyay and collaborators whose manuscript entitled, “Variational autoencoder provides proof of concept that compressing CDT to extremely low-dimensional space retains its ability of distinguishing dementia” was recently published in Scientific Reports. Abstract… Read More

UF BME announces winners of the 2021 Art of Research Photo Contest

Science becomes art in the winning and notable photographs from the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering 2019 Art of Research Photo Contest. Thank you to all who submitted their images! This annual event celebrates the art of… Read More

Allen named Associate Editor of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage

Congratulations to Dr. Kyle Allen, who has recently been named Associate Editor of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage is the official journal of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI). The journal is an international, fully peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal. The primary objective of Osteoarthritis… Read More

Ph.D. student awarded NIH T32 NMPT Fellowship

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Walter “Sebastian” Barrutia, who was awarded a Fellowship from the NIH T32 Neuromuscular Plasticity Program (NMPT). Barrutia studies under the supervision of Dr. Daniel Ferris in the Human Neuromechanics Laboratory. Barrutia is developing passive-elastic knee exoskeletons… Read More

Ferrall-Fairbanks selected to receive CTSI KL2 Award

Dr. Meghan C. Ferrall-Fairbanks, assistant professor, has been selected to receive support through the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s (CTSI) KL2 Multidisciplinary Scholars Program. Ferrall-Fairbanks’ KL2 research project seeks to develop a mechanistic understanding of platinum-sensitivity in ovarian cancer and… Read More

Parker and Porras accepted to the 2022 Career MODE Program

Congratulations to Drs. Ivana Parker, assistant professor, and Ana Maria Porras, assistant professor, for being accepted to the 2022 Careers through Mentoring in Omics and Data for Early-stage Investigators (Career MODE) Program. The development of omics technologies and the most… Read More

Gunduz and Widener receive Inaugural University of Florida DEI Leadership Award

Congratulations to Dr. Aysegul Gunduz, associate professor, Fixel Brain Mapping Professor, UF Research Foundation Professor & UF Term Professor, and BME Ph.D. candidate Adrienne Widener, who are two of 16 honorees named to the University of Florida’s inaugural class of… Read More

Dr. Xiao Fan joins UF BME

We are excited to welcome Dr. Xiao Fan to the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering as an assistant professor. Fan received her Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Alberta in 2016 and her… Read More

BME students selected to represent UF at National Posters on the Hill Event

Congratulations to UF BME students Marion Hagstrom and Parker Kotlarz for being selected to represent UF at the National Posters on the Hill event sponsored by the National Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). These students were selected in a very… Read More

Fang featured on WCJB TV 20/Tech Tuesday

Congratulations to Dr. Ruogu Fang who was featured on WCJB TV 20’s segment, Tech Tuesday for her research using AI. Tech Tuesday is partners with UF Innovate and SCAD Media. Tech Tuesday News segment