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  • Explore Tampa Beyond BMES Annual Meeting

    • Monday, October 5, 2015

    While the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting will be home to the most interesting and educational events in Tampa October 7-10, you still might want to break free and explore the city.

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  • Cancer fighting drugs disguised as platelets show promise in combating the disease

    • Wednesday, September 30, 2015

    Researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a technique that coats anticancer drugs in membranes made from a patient's own platelets, allowing the drugs to last longer in the body and attack both primary cancer tumors and the circulating tumor cells that can cause a cancer to metastasize, according to an NC State article.

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    Setton elected president of BMES

    • Wednesday, September 23, 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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    Ga Tech professor Dawson to speak at Louisiana Tech biomedical lecture series

    • Friday, September 18, 2015

    The New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series will kick-off its third year at Louisiana Tech University on September 21 with a presentation by Dr. Michelle Dawson, assistant professor in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Georgia Tech and 1999 Louisiana Tech alumnae, the university announced.

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    New synthetic tumor environments make cancer research more realistic

    • Monday, September 14, 2015

    Tumors are difficult to study in their natural habitat -- body tissues -- but a new synthetic tissue environment may give cancer researchers the next-best look at tumor growth and behavior, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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