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Annual Meeting: Abstract notifications by July 17; BMES hotel room block now available

Author notifications will be sent by July 17, 2015 from the email address bmes2015@mirasmart.com. Please be sure to set your email to accept messages from this address so that you receive important notifications and information.

BMES/FDA Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference examines how modeling and simulation is used at different stages in the total product life cycle

The BMES/FDA Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference: Innovations in Modeling and Simulation kicked off with a talk from Marco Viceconti, from The University of Sheffield's INSIGNEO Institute for in silico Medicine.

Johns Hopkins BMEs design protective suit for Ebola caregivers

Last October a team of Johns Hopkins students, staff, faculty and friends gathered for a weekend to reimagining the protective gear worn by medical professionals treating patients in an Ebola-like epidemic.

Webinar: Live from Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference, how good does a computer model have to be?

How good does a computer model need to be when helping to test medical devices? This year's Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference is focused on the role of computational modeling in the total product life cycle of a medical device.

Markey receives Duke University Distinguished Young Alumnus Award

Mia K. Markey received the 2015 Duke University Distinguished Young Alumnus Award, the University of Texas at Austin announced.

Michael King appointed the Daljit S. and Elaine Sarkaria Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Michael King has been appointed the Daljit S. and Elaine Sarkaria Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University, according to a university announcement.

Growth of biomedical engineering programs in recent years has been astounding

Since 2000, nearly 70 biomedical engineering programs have been accredited at universities across the country, according to a column written by Biomedical Engineering Society President Richard T. Hart for the journal Annals of Biomedical Engineering.

Buddy Ratner named 2015 Langmuir Lecturer

Buddy Ratner, University of Washington professor of bioengineering and chemical engineering and the Michael L. & Myrna Darland Endowed Chair in Technology Commercialization, has been selected as a 2015 Langmuir Lecturer, the university announced.


Memoriam: Michael Bergen was driven to help his fellow man through research

Long-time BMES member Michael T. Bergen began working for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs at the New Jersey Health Care System (VANJHCS) in 1987 while still an undergraduate at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. When he graduated with his BS in electrical engineering he knew exactly what he wanted to do and accepted a full-time position with VANJHCS upon finishing his degree.

Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference scheduled for May 18-20, 2015 in Washington, DC

The Biomedical Engineering Society and the US Food and Drug Administration have formed a partnership to co-host the BMES/FDA Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference, a meeting for researchers, engineers, clinicians and other professionals with interests in the design and development of medical devices.