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BMES 2017 Annual Meeting Request Due February 15th

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Doug Beizer
Any BMES Member, Committee or Special Interest Group (SIG) requesting to have a social event, workshop, session or special meeting added to the BMES 2017 Annual Meeting outside the parameters of the abstract submission process must submit an event request
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Duke researchers evolve deep brain stimulation to treat Parkinson’s

Friday, January 6, 2017
Doug Beizer
Advances in deep brain stimulation technology developed at Duke University could evolve and improve how Parkinson’s disease symptoms are treated, according to the university.
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Webster wins Acta Biomaterialia Silver Medal Award

Thursday, January 5, 2017
Doug Beizer
Biomedical Engineering Society Fellow Thomas Webster was named the recipient of the first Acta Biomaterialia Silver Medal Award, the organization announced.
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Solar powered medical implants could be a reality

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Doug Beizer
The notion of using solar cells placed under the skin to continuously recharge implanted electronic medical devices is a viable one, according to research published in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering.
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FASEB launches database of research organism providers

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Doug Beizer
The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) launched a new tool to help biomedical and life science investigators identify US suppliers of research organisms ranging from algae to mice, fruit flies, and maize, the organization an
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Whitaker accepting applications for biomedical engineering research/study grants

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Doug Beizer
The Whitaker Program provides funding to emerging U.S.-based leaders in biomedical engineering to conduct a self-designed project overseas. Grant projects – including research, coursework, public policy work – are intended to enhance both the recipient’s
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University of Minnesota research shows that people can control a robotic arm wit

Monday, December 19, 2016
Doug Beizer
Researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed technology that allows people to control a robotic arm using only their minds. “This is the first time in the world that people can operate a robotic arm to reach and grasp objects in a complex 3D
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Peppas & Khademhosseini outline how to make better, safer biomaterials

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Doug Beizer
A more integrated approach to designing and regulating polymers in biomedicine is needed to create better and safer biomaterials, according to BMES members Nicholas Peppas and Ali Khademhosseini in an article published by Nature.
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Ultrasound could become a diagnostic imaging tool for better oral care

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Doug Beizer
Ultrasound could potentially become a non-invasive diagnostic imaging tool for better oral care, according to a recent study published in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering journal.
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Method for printing 3D keratin scaffolds could potentially aid tissue engineerin

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Doug Beizer
Keratin, a naturally-derived polymer derived from human hair, is physiologically biodegradable, provides adequate cell support, and can self-assemble or be crosslinked to form hydrogels, according to a paper published in the Annals of Biomedical Engineeri
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U of Michigan ‘kidney on a chip’ could lead to more precise drug dosing

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Doug Beizer
University of Michigan researchers have used a “kidney on a chip” device to mimic the flow of medication through human kidneys and measure its effect on kidney cells, according to a university article. The new technique could lead to more precise dosing o
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NIH Funds Pitt Study to Develop Culture-Free Fat Cell-Based Vascular Grafts

Monday, May 2, 2016
Doug Beizer
The National Institutes of Health have awarded BMES Fellow David Vorp, , with a two-year, $417,838 R21 grant for research into the use of cells from a patient’s own adipose (fat) as vascular grafts in arterial bypass surgery, according to the university.
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Laser technology improves on inkjet printing for tissue engineering

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Doug Beizer
Laser induced forward transfer (LIFT) acts as a novel alternative to other plotting techniques such as inkjet printing due to its ability to precisely deposit and position tiny droplets while being gentle enough to preserve sensitive structures within the
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2017 BMES Annual Meeting
Engineering personalized medicine and therapies

October 11-14, 2017
Phoenix, Arizona

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2018 - October 17-20 - Atlanta, Georgia
2019 - October 16-19 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2021 - October 6-9 - Orlando, Florida



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