BMES President Dawn Elliott, chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Delaware, is the inaugural recipient of the Orthopaedic Research Society's Adele L. Boskey, PhD Award.
WPI cell research could lead to better understanding of cancer and heart disease
Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute are trying to better understand the physical factors that help regulate the life and death of cells in our bodies, and the important roles they play in the development of a wide range of disorders-from heart disease to cancer.
U of Delaware researchers develop new way to fight breast cancer
Two University of Delaware researchers have developed a new approach to attack cancer, using two light-activated treatments that appear to be more effective together than when applied independently, according to a university article.
Artificial intelligence tech developed at UCLA detects the presence of viruses
To overcome the shortcomings of the existing biosensing application solutions, UCLA researchers have developed a rapid and automated biosensing method applying one of the most promising and successfully used methods in artificial intelligence, AI.
Silvia Blemker writes USA Today column on attracting girls to stem careers
With the recent release of astrophysicist Barbie doll, University of Virginia biomedical engineering professor Silvia Blemker penned a column for USA Today, examining real ways of attracting girls to STEM careers.
Wash U in St. Louis researchers integrating ultrasound imaging with ultrasound therapy for precision drug delivery
Researchers at the McKelvey School of Engineering and the School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis are developing the tools necessary to allow precise delivery of a certain amount of drugs to an exact location, according to a university article.
BMES member start-up company Nanovis wins technology award
Nanovis, a technology-driven company committed to helping surgeons and hospitals achieve fixation and infection outcomes using nanotechnology platforms, was named Best Nanotechnology Driven Implant Company, 2018 by Global Health & Pharma magazine.