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Broad Institute wins Patent Office ruling related to gene editing technique CRIS

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Doug Beizer
A U.S. Patent Office appeal board ruled in the ongoing dispute over control of patents on the gene-editing technique CRISPR, according to an MIT article. The battle was brought by the University of California, Berkeley, when it challenged a dozen patents
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Wash U St. Louis researchers receive $1.7 million to develop arthritis treatment

Friday, February 10, 2017
Doug Beizer
Washington University in St. Louis researcher were awarded $1.7 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a new therapeutic treatment that can deliver disease-modifying compounds in a manner to delay the development of inflammation,
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3D printing and Biofabrication featured in special issue of Annals of Biomedical

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Doug Beizer
Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, along with Biofabrication has evolved dramatically over the last few years, according to an editorial in the current issue of Annals of Biomedical Engineering.
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FASEB Joins Effort Opposing Executive Order on Immigration

Thursday, February 2, 2017
The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology joined 151 leading scientific, engineering, and academic organizations in urging President Trump to rescind the executive order on immigration.
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BMES President Message: Statement on Immigration Executive Order

Thursday, February 2, 2017
Lori Setton
BMES serves as the professional home for biomedical engineering and bioengineering worldwide. Since its founding in 1968, internationally born and globally educated scientists and engineers have been interwoven into the fabric of biomedical research and i
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Virginia Tech researcher wins $2.1 million grant to study heart disease

Friday, January 27, 2017
Doug Beizer
Steven Poelzing, an associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI), has received a $2.1 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health for research to combat heart diseas
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BMES member Jim Collins named one of 2016’s Bostonians of the Year

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Doug Beizer
MIT professor and synthetic biologist Jim Collins was among 2016’s list of Bostonians of the Year, an annual distinction presented by the Boston Globe. The group of winners included an Olympic athlete, politicians and baseball slugger David Ortiz.
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Blueprint on how BME depts and med schools can partner created by CoC

Thursday, January 19, 2017
Doug Beizer
Biomedical engineering departments have a lot to gain by partnering with medical schools. Benefits include enhancing the translational potential of research; getting access to patients and much more.Despite these obvious benefits, creating these partnersh
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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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