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Rice bioengineer wins ASME's Van C. Mow Medal

...tion representing more than 3,000 bioengineers and biomedical engineers, is the lead society for the accreditation of bioengineering and biomedical engineering departments in the United States. In addition to serving as BMES president in 2003-2004,...

Online analytical toolbox for cancer and other biomedical research

...nline access to an analytical toolbox that enables biomedical researchers to integrate dissimilar data from a va...hat is relevant to a particular question. Current biomedical research requires analysis of patient demographics, clinical and pathology data, treatment history, ...

Aging eye more susceptible to serious damage, scientists report

...comfortable," said Stitzel, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, a part of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. And the researchers called for design modifications to reduce the risk that a deploying air bag in an automobile will contact the eye. ...

Does manganese inhaled from the shower represent a public health threat?

...otheses, a forum for ideas in medicine and related biomedical sciences. The journal publishes "interesting and important theoretical papers that foster the diversity and debate upon which the scientific process thrives." Everyone is exposed to small levels of manganese, which is found in food and many types of ...

UQ researcher to help improve global health

...dbreaking approach uses expertise in epidemiology, biomedical research, and population health assessment to provide a set of vital tools for governments and communities. "Through instruments such as low-cost surveys we aim to equip governments to better understand their population health state and prioritise s...

American Society of Hematology partners with major health organizations to launch patientINFORM.org

...search findings published in several peer-reviewed biomedical journals. Under the patient INFORM model, patients or their family members can visit the Web sites of the American Cancer Society ( www.cancer.org ), American Diabetes Association ( www.diabetes.org ), or American Heart Association ( www.americanhe...

Australia to develop world leading internet cancer trials technology

...nd human lives, by expediting the "business end of biomedical research into cancer treatments". "Almost all new discoveries of potential benefit to cancer patients are put through a rigorous clinical trials process, which is the only scientific way to determine which treatments are most effective and how best t...

Wright State receives $3 million grant to study learning with disabilities

... one of the following Wright State Ph.D. programs: biomedical sciences; human factors/industrial organizational psychology; engineering; and computer science and engineering. "A team of more than 20 faculty members from across campus will collaborate to train a new, hybrid cohort of doctoral students who can br...

Rice nanophotonics lab gets $3 million training grant

...and nanophotonics applications in biomedicine. The biomedical applications of nanophotonics include the use of nanoshells, a nanoparticle invented by Halas at Rice, in cancer diagnostics and therapeutics. NSF's IGERT program was initiated in 1997 to meet the challenges of educating U.S. Ph.D. scientists, engine...

Recurrent miscarriage project update

... biologically active proteins for cell culture and biomedical research. The Company has an active biopharmaceutical development program that establishes proof of concept for products in humans and partners the later stages of product development and marketing with major pharmaceutical companies. GroPep is liste...

Experts discuss use of human stem cells in ape and monkey brains

...her non-human primates should be used for invasive biomedical procedures at all, and to focus instead on whether experiments with stem cells and the brain posed any new, unique ethical dilemmas," says Faden. Although the assembled experts agreed it was unlikely that grafting human stem cells into the brains of...

UCF tops $100 million milestone in research funding for 2004-05

...otal of $83 million. Expansions of nanoscience and biomedical sciences programs also helped to attract more research dollars. "The amount of grant and contract money acquired each year is a commonly accepted measure of the quality of a university's research programs," said President John Hitt. "These funds com...

Funding for biomedical research doubles in last decade

From 1994 to 2003, total funding for biomedical research in the U.S. doubled to $94.3 billion, wit...ve analyses of the sources of financial support of biomedical research and uses of these funds have been available, according to background information in the art...

ASU secures $3.9 million to study spinal cord injuries and neurological disorders

...kind in the Valley and, will be available to other biomedical research institutions in Arizona. Tracking the pro...provide scientists an opportunity to advance basic biomedical discoveries aimed at improving human health. The $1.3 million high-resolution, 7.0 Tesla magnetic ...

From aircraft aerodynamics to improved heart implants

...d by artificial implanted devices. In the field of biomedical device design, experiments involving the implantation of medical devices into animals can prove that a device functions, but such in vivo trials are lengthy and costly as well as not always being indicative of the effects the implant will have in hum...

Massachusetts General Hospital launches magazine that examines medicine's leading edge

... magazine that explores the latest developments in biomedical research, promising clinical applications and heal...urprise. "There clearly is great interest today in biomedical innovation, and we want to provide context and explanation for some of the incredible work that is u...

Putting viruses to work in vaccines

...press the body's immune system. Dr John Hayball, a biomedical researcher from UniSA's Sansom Institute, is particularly interested in improving vaccines to use in the treatment of infections, autoimmune diseases and cancer. Dr Hayball, Dr Michael Brown (Royal Adelaide Hospital) and Dr Paul Howley (Virax Holding...

Do the Europeans turn ill sitting up so late?

...This EU-financed sleep research project, named"The biomedical and sociological effects of sleep restriction" will last for four yearsand is coordinated by Dr. Tarja Porkka-Heiskanen (Stenberg) MD, PhD, at theUniversity of Helsinki, Institute of Biomedicine. The objective of this sleep restriction research is to...

Biomedical engineer shows how people learn motor skills

...h.D., Washington University assistant professor of biomedical engineering, and Jordan Taylor, Washington University doctoral student in biomedical engineering, tested a dozen volunteers who played a video game that involved a robotic arm. Thoroug...

Researchers find multiple proteins that stick to medical devices

...h.D., Washington University assistant professor of biomedical engineering, used advanced protein separations and...rs. "No one had ever observed serum amyloid P on biomedical materials before, because, unless you were specifically looking for them, the technology wasn't arou...

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