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January 24, 2013
Professor Jack W. Judy has been named the next Director of the Nanoscience Institute for Medical and Engineering Technology (NIMET).  BME will have critical interactions with NIMET, particularly in the area of nanomedicine, including...
January 08, 2013
The BME department would like to thank Matthew Maynard, Aditya Asokan and all of the student speakers and poster presenters along with our keynote speaker Dr. David Greenspan for making our inaugural Pruitt Research Day a huge success.After the...
January 08, 2013
Bruce Wheeler, the Editor in Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME), completes his second term on December 31, 2012. His successor is Dr. Bin He of the University of Minnesota.Dr. Wheeler succeeded Dr. Jose Principe, of the...
December 04, 2012
Dr. Christine Schmidt is honored with her recent appointment as the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the new Journal of Materials Chemistry B and member of the Executive Editorial Board for Journal of Materials Chemistry A, B and C. The Journal of...
December 04, 2012
The prevalence of cardiovascular disease and the limited availability of suitable autologous transplant vessels for coronary and peripheral bypass surgeries is a significant clinical problem. To that end, Dr. Peter McFetridge and Doctoral Candidate...
November 21, 2012
Our very own Rachel Speisman, a PhD student who is investigating biomarkers of cognitive age in Dr. Ormerod’s Stem Cell Engineering Laboratory was featured in this month’s edition of Resource – a magazine published by the American Society of...
November 15, 2012
Pruitt Research Day is an annual event sponsored by the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering featuring our best student research, held this year on Monday, November 19th, headlined by keynote speaker Dr. David Greenspan, Ph....
November 07, 2012
Congratulations to Dr. Rosalind Sadleir of the BME department, who recently received $235, 000 as Principal Investigator of a two-year Small Business Innovation Grant from the National Institutes of Health grant awarded to EGI Inc. (Eugene, OR).Dr...
October 31, 2012
 The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering made a big "splash" at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) 2012 annual meeting in Atlanta on October 24-27. This year’s BMES conference in Atlanta attracted over 4100...
October 15, 2012
Please join us at a memorial service for biomedical engineering student Christian Aguilar tonight — Monday, Oct. 15 — at 7 p.m. The service will be held at St. Augustine Catholic Church across the street from campus. Parking is available at the O...

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