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May 17, 2018
Osteoarthritis, or OA, is a complex disease marked by several harmful processes within the joint, such as cartilage damage and inflammation of the joint cavity’s inner lining. Current clinical options aim to address pain rather than these OA...
May 16, 2018
We are excited to welcome Dr. Lakiesha N. Williams to the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering. Williams will join the department as an associate professor this fall.   Williams earned her B.S. in biological engineering...
May 15, 2018
The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Carlos Rinaldi as Chair, of its Department of Chemical Engineering.Dr. Rinaldi is the Dean’s Leadership Professor in the Department...
May 15, 2018
Dr. Daniel Ferris, Robert W. Adenbaum Professor and senior associate chair, was recently selected as the recipient for the 2018 American Society of Biomechanics (ASB) Founders' Award. The Founders’ Award is given to recognize “scientific...
May 14, 2018
On May 6, UF BME recognized the hard work of our students with a graduation reception and pinning ceremony at the Reitz Union Rion Ballroom to celebrate the new class of bachelors graduates. Faculty, staff, family and friends all gathered to...
May 11, 2018
Drs. Jack. W. Judy, Christine E. Schmidt, Kevin Otto and co-workers paper entitled, “Neural Interfaces: Tissue‐Engineered Peripheral Nerve Interfaces,” was featured in the special issue of Advanced Functional Materials Solutions to Engineering the...
May 11, 2018
The University of Florida Informatics Institute and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) have awarded pilot program funding to University of Florida researchers.CTSI provides intramural awards to support the growth of...
May 09, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Kevin J. Otto, associate professor, Janak Gaire, Ph.D. neuroscience student, and co-workers whose manuscript entitled “PrismPlus: a mouse line expressing distinct fluorophores in four different brain cell types” was recently...
May 09, 2018
Congratulations to BME Ph.D. student, Anis Davoudi, who was selected as a grant recipient for the 4th Annual Workshop for Women in Computer Vision (WiCV) for her paper entitled, “Autonomous detection of disruptions in the intensive care unit using...
May 03, 2018
The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering is proud to announce our newest industry partner, Edwards Lifesciences.Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring. Driven by a...

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