Archive May 2019

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Laboratory test to predict spread of breast cancer could aid clinicians in selecting effective drugs

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University and other institutions are developing a new laboratory test that induces cancer cells to squeeze through narrow spaces has the potential to accurately predict which breast cancers and other solid tumors are likely to spread to other sites, JHU reports.

Jay Goldberg elected to the National Academy of Inventors

Jay Goldberg, clinical professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Healthcare Technologies Management program at Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin, was elected fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

In Memoriam: Teng Ma

The Florida A&M University-Florida State University Engineering family sustained a tragic loss over the weekend with the sudden, unexpected death of Teng Ma, Ph.D., chair of the Chemical and Biomedical Engineering department. 

Register Today for the May BMES Professional Development Webinar on Developing a Mentor Relationship to Jumpstart Your Career

The BMES Professional Development webinar series is a valuable benefit the Society offers members to enhance and grow professional skills. Don’t miss your chance to register for the upcoming webinar this month to learn about developing a mentoring relationship. Visit the BMES Education E-Learning website to see the all the webinars available to members for free.

Record number of abstracts submitted for 2019 BMES Annual Meeting

More than 3,000 abstracts were submitted for the 2019 BMES Annual Meeting, which will be held in Philadelphia this October. The 3,000+ abstracts beats the record set last year and ensures the Annual Meeting will be packed with great talks, posters, keynotes and much more.

BMES members included in 2019 Tau Beta Pi fellowship recipients

Seven BMES members are part of the new Fellowship Board of Tau Beta Pi class, the organization announced.

Rebecca Richards-Kortum named to National Inventors Hall of Fame

Rebecca Richards-Kortum was named a 2019 inductees of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, the organization announced.

Hopkins researchers develop new way to map cancer images

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have developed a new approach for accurately computing and visualizing the structural and functional blood vessel changes needed for tumor growth, the university announced.

Binghamton researchers win grant to study generating power from human sweat

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant to faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York for research to generate power from human sweat, the school announced.

UC Irvine Professor featured in Netflix documentary

University of California, Irvine biomedical engineering professor Michelle Khine appears in the just-released documentary film on Netflix: The Creative Brain.
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