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Device developed at Johns Hopkins picks up vital signs from patients lips and fingertips

Engineers and physicians at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have developed a hand-held, battery-powered device that quickly picks up vital signs from a patient's lips and fingertip, according to a study published in the Biomedical Engineering Society's flagship journal Annals of Biomedical Engineering.

Cherry receives Outstanding Investigator Award from the National Cancer Institute

BMES Fellow Simon Cherry, has been selected to receive a prestigious Outstanding Investigator Award from the National Cancer Institute.

Peppas to Step Down as Head of Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical and chemical engineer Nicholas Peppas is stepping down as chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the Cockrell School of Engineering, according to the university.

Upcoming BMES webinar topics include: Tenure Promotion Process and Finding Venture Capital

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The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Professional Development webinar series is a valuable benefit the Society offers members. The webinars will help you be successful regardless of your membership level.

BMEs learn about translation research at 2015 Coulter College

Another successful BMES Coulter College program kicked off in Coral Gables, Florida this month with 20 teams participating and over 200 students, faculty, clinicians and experts in attendance.

CMBE 2015 Young Innovators Announced

The Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering journal recently announced its class of 2015 CMBE Young Innovators.

Research Spotlight: Study of cell adhesion and cell activation could one day help control inflammation in patients

Research examining cell adhesion and cell activation could potentially lead to identification of new drug or therapeutic approaches for controlling inflammation, according to research published in the current issue of Annals of Biomedical Engineering.

Finol receives NIH grant to study abdominal aortic aneurysms

Ender Finol, an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio, was recently awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the clinical management of abdominal aortic aneurysms.

Meet the Faculty Candidate Forum Candidates Now Being Accepted Deadline: Aug. 17

The Meet the Faculty Candidate Forum provides an opportunity for faculty, recruiters, and Department Chairs to speak directly with current graduate students and postdoctoral researchers who are seeking faculty positions.

Advancements in neuroscience may lead to better understanding of epilepsy

A study from a recent issue of the Journal of Neurophysiology investigates indices of inhibition and excitation using a visual paradigm.