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$50 million gift will expand and elevate Cornell biomedical engineering department

A decade after its creation, Cornell's Department of Biomedical Engineering has received a $50 million endowment gift that will expand and elevate it as the Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, according to a university article.

University of Florida researchers invent device that makes chemotherapy more personalized, efficient

Two University of Florida researchers have invented a device that makes chemotherapy treatments more personalized, efficient and affordable, according to a University of Florida Health article.

ABME journal scores high impact factor for 2014

The flagship journal of the Biomedical Engineering Society, the Annals of Biomedical Engineering, received recently its 2014 Impact Factor. The new IF is 3.195.

BMES Webinar Series: Upcoming, Featured & Archived Webinars

Join BMES on July 29, 2015 at 3:00 PM EST for the professional development webinar Translation, Intellectual Property and Venture Capital. The webinar will provide an introduction to what it takes to transfer technologies from an academic research setting into a start-up or corporate environment.

Registration Now Open for BMES 2015 Annual Meeting

Registration for the BMES Annual Meeting in Tampa October 7-10 is now open!

Research that could aid soldiers with IED injuries supported with $1 million DoD grant

In the past two years, BMES member Matt Reilly has created a model for optic nerve trauma, which is a common injury for soldiers hit by IEDs. He just received a $1 million grant from the Department of Defense to develop the research, according to a University of Texas at San Antonio article.

Johns Hopkins researchers improve methodology for predicting disease-enabling genetic mutations

Johns Hopkins? Researchers around the world have sequenced the genomes of patients suffering from common, multi-gene diseases, looking for common mutations in their control regions, according to a university article.

Binghamton researchers investigate how ingesting nanoparticles influences health

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York are investigating the role ingested nanoparticles play in the physiology and function of the gut and gut microbiome, according to a university article.

Mass General team develops bioengineered forelimb

A team of Massachusetts General Hospital investigators has made the first steps towards development of bioartificial replacement limbs suitable for transplantation, the hospital announced recently.

Pun named Outstanding Faculty Mentor at U of Washington

The University of Washington Department of Bioengineering recently awarded its BIOE Awards and BMES member Suzie H. Pun was among the awardees.