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Researchers use 3D wax printing and polymer molding to create realistic kidney

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Doug Beizer
A research team in Germany developed a novel fabrication process to make a human kidney phantom with realistic anatomical structures and physical properties.
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ABET program evaluators sought

Monday, December 5, 2016
Doug Beizer
Ensure the foundation of engineering education while representing BMES - become an ABET Program Evaluator for biomedical engineering today.
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Rebecca Richards-Kortum featured in Runner's World magazine

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Doug Beizer
Rice University professor and BMES member Rebecca Richards-Kortum was featured in a recent Runner's World magazine article. The recent MacArthur Foundation Fellow recipient told the magazine that her daily morning runs in Houston is one factor that has co
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Olabisi highlighted in Vanity Fair feature on notable role models in STEM

Monday, November 28, 2016
Doug Beizer
Ronke Olabisi, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Rutgers, is featured in a Vanity Fair article profiling notable and diverse role models in S.T.E.M. education.
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Call for Abstracts: Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference

Monday, November 21, 2016
Doug Beizer
Abstracts are now being accepted for the 2017 BMES/FDA Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference: Advancing Translational Science. The conference will take place May 16-18, 2017.
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Setton named Lopata Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Friday, November 18, 2016
Doug Beizer
BMES President Lori Setton has been named the Lucy and Stanley Lopata Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, the university announced.
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Nature reports: CRISPR gene-editing tested in a person for the first time

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Doug Beizer
A Chinese group has become the first to inject a person with cells that contain genes edited using the revolutionary CRISPR-Cas9 technique, according to a Nature.com report.
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BMES President: Collaborative research and diversity leads to innovation

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Dr. Lori Setton
Weeks have passed since our convergence of talent and community in Minneapolis for an all-around fabulous BMES Annual Meeting. Thank you to our dedicated meeting chairs, Cynthia Reinhart-King, Song Li and David Odde, for creating opportunities to learn,
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Photos from BMES 2016 Minneapolis now available

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Doug Beizer
Photos from the 2016 BMES Annual Meeting in Minneapolis are now available on the Society's Flickr page.
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Toy developed to automatically assess developmental stages for infants

Thursday, November 3, 2016
Doug Beizer
A novel sensorized system, called CareToy, was designed to provide stimulation in the form of goal-directed activity training scenarios and motor pattern assessment of main developmental milestones, such as rolling activity, grasping, and postural stabili
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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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ANNUAL MEETING

2016 BMES Annual Meeting
Transforming Discovery into Health Technology

October 5-8, 2016
Minneapolis Convention Center/ Minneapolis, Minnesota

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2017 - October 11-14  - Phoenix, Arizona
2018 - October 17-20 - Atlanta, Georgia
2019 - October 16-19 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2020 - October 14-17  San Diego, California
2021 - October 6-9 - Orlando, Florida



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