Worcester team grows heart tissue on spinach leaves

Establishing a vascular system to create full-size tissue, bone and organs is still a challenge for researchers, according to a Worcester Polytechnic Institute announcement. 

FASEB Urges Congress to Reject the Trump Administration Budget Blueprint

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology voiced its opposition to President Trump's proposed budget which calls for a $5.8 billion cut to the National Institutes of Health.  FASEB called on Congress to block the 20% cut.

NIH would see huge budget cut under White House proposal

The Washington Post reports that the National Institutes of Health would suffer a $5.8 billion cut under President Trump's budget proposal which was released today. It would be a 19% cut of NIH's $30.3 billion discretionary budget, the Post reports

Abstracts Now Being Accepted For 2017 BMES Annual Meeting: Phoenix

The Biomedical Engineering Society is now accepting abstracts for the 2017 Annual Meeting which will take place October 11 to 14 in Phoenix.

BMES 50th Anniversary: Call For Historical Photos

The Biomedical Engineering Society will celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2018. Several programs and events are being planned to recognize the milestone.  

Research Could Help Quickly Identify Some Types Of Cancer Cells

Research performed at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology could eventually help quickly identify metastatic cells, such as those found in breast cancers, according to researchers.

Northwestern and U of Chicago researchers successfully re-grow bone

A team of researchers repaired a hole in a mouse's skull by regrowing "quality bone," a breakthrough that could drastically improve the care of people who suffer severe trauma to the skull or face, according to a Northwestern University article.

BMES President Setton Signs MOU With National Society Of Black Engineers

In an effort to help boost the number of African Americans graduating with bachelor's degrees in engineering annually, the Biomedical Engineering Society has entered into a partnership with the National Society of Black Engineers

BMES President Message: Statement On Immigration Executive Order

The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) serves as the professional home for biomedical engineering and bioengineering worldwide. Since its founding in 1968, internationally born and globally educated scientists and engineers have been interwoven into the fabric of biomedical research and innovation in the USA. Contributions from internationally-born bioengineers at US institutions and corporations has literally transformed the diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from heart disease, cancer, diabetes and scores of other ailments that impact patients daily.