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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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Study of structure inside nucleus of cells could lead to new cancer treatments

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Doug Beizer
Research focused on the nucleus of cancer cells could one day lead to new therapies to treat the disease and provide a better understand of cancer's progression, according to a study published in the journal Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering.
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Gary Bledsoe named chair of Saint Louis University BME Dept.

Monday, April 18, 2016
Doug Beizer
Gary Bledsoe, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Saint Louis University, will take over as chair of the department, the university announced.
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UT San Antonio tissue printing device to be used to regenerate organs

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Doug Beizer
The biomedical engineering program at The University of Texas at San Antonio acquired a piece of equipment that can print tissues and potentially regenerate organs. The device works similarly to a 3-D printer and is now a part of the laboratory of Teja Gu
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Webster discusses Zika virus on WHDT World News

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Doug Beizer
Biomedical Engineering Society Fellow Thomas Webster recently discussed the science surrounding the outbreak of Zika virus on WHDT World News. The biggest issue, Webster said, is the lack of data and information related to Zika. "We don't have all the ans
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Marquette and Medical College of Wisconsin announce BME Dept.

Friday, April 1, 2016
Doug Beizer
Marquette and the Medical College of Wisconsin have announced the creation of the Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin Biomedical Engineering Department, which will bring together the engineering education and research expertise of Ma
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Microneedle patch delivers localized cancer treatment for melanoma

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Doug Beizer
Biomedical engineering researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a technique that uses a patch embedded with microneedles to deliver cancer immunotherapy treatment directly to the sit
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Video: 2016 BMES Annual Meeting now accepting abstracts

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Doug Beizer
Abstracts are now being accepted for the 2016 BMES Annual Meeting which will be held October 5-8, 2016 in Minneapolis. Abstracts for the meeting are due April 26, 2016
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UNC/NC State engineers develop technology to create blood vessels

Monday, March 21, 2016
Doug Beizer
Two researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are being recognized for creating technology to make customized blood vessels necessary to support tissue generation.
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3D printed splint saves the life of a baby

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Doug Beizer
A bioresorbable tracheal splint created with a 3D printer was used to save the life of a newborn with a condition that resulted in airway collapses and respiratory insufficiency. The bioresorbable splint was used at the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott
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Ohio State's Jessica Winter featured as Cancer Today cover story

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Doug Beizer
Jessica Winter, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and biomedical engineering at The Ohio State University was recently featured on the cover of Cancer Today magazine. Winter's connection to the disease is both personal and professional, a
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Researchers develop biomaterials to make drug delivered orally to treat hemophia

Friday, February 26, 2016
Doug Beizer
Biomaterials developed by researchers could make it possible to create a drug taken orally to treat hemophilia, according to a paper recently published in Annals of Biomedical Engineering.
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Researchers use ovarian follicles to preserve fertility in cancer patients

Monday, February 22, 2016
Katherine Quintanilla
Researchers at the University of Michigan are studying ovarian tissue transplantation for patients with cancer. A key concern with this approach is the risk that the ovarian tissue may harbor latent cancer cells that, upon transplantation, could be reintr
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Abstracts now being accepted for 2016 BMES Annual Meeting in Minneapolis

Monday, February 22, 2016
Katherine Quintanilla
Biomedical engineering researchers are invited to submit abstracts for the scientific program at the 2016 BMES Annual Meeting, October 5-8 in Minneapolis. Abstracts will be fielded through an online system available at: http://submissions.mirasmart.com
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Setton elected president of BMES

Thursday, October 1, 2015
Lori Setton, PhD, Washington University, St. Louis, was elected as President-Elect of the Biomedical Engineering Society and Dawn Elliot, PhD, University of Delaware was selected as the new BMES Treasurer.
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Cancer fighting drugs disguised as platelets show promise in combating the disea

Thursday, October 1, 2015

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ANNUAL MEETING

2016 BMES Annual Meeting
Transforming discovery into health technology

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

Submit an Abstract: Due April 26, 2016
 



Future BMES Annual Meetings

2016 - October 5-8  - Minneapolis, Minnesota
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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2016 Midwest BME Regional Conference

Hosted by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

November 4, 2016

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