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Purdue researchers develop device to automatically deliver drug to reverse opioid overdose

Purdue University researchers are developing a device that would automatically detect an opiod overdose and deliver naloxone, a drug known to reverse deadly effects, according to a university announcement.

Rice University: Soft micro-monitors keep tabs on oxygen in new tissues

Research at Rice University are developing a way to determine if new cells are getting nourishment.

Carnegie Mellon researchers develop noninvasive mind-controlled robotic arm

A team of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota, has made a breakthrough in the field of noninvasive robotic device control, the university reports.

Link found between gut bacteria, successful joint replacement

A study by researchers at Cornell’s College of Engineering and the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) shows gut microbiome health influences the risk of infection.

U of Texas research examines method to grow cells

University of Texas at Austin researcher Janet Zoldan published two papers recently that describes a way to prompt the growth of cells that make up blood vessels in an in vitro 3D environment that mimics the human body. The second paper that gives an in-depth description of the materials and process of the experiment.

Duke researcher wins award for fluid dynamics work

Peter Balogh, a biomedical engineering postdoctoral associate at Duke University, has won the Acrivos Dissertation Award for Fluid Dynamics from the American Physical Society.

Video: 2019 BMES Annual Meeting co-chairs preview the meeting from Philadelphia

The 2019 Annual Meeting co-chairs are hard at work planning the October 16-19 meeting. Checkout the video they put together recently previewing the meeting.

BMES student chapter award winners announced

The winners of this year’s BMES student chapter awards – which include categories for outreach, mentoring and industry partnerships – were announced recently.

Cornell Biomedical Engineering graduate program eliminates GRE requirement

The Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University will no longer consider the Graduate Record Examination scores in making decisions about admission to the doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) and masters of engineering (M.Eng.) programs in the biomedical engineering graduate field, the university announced.

BMES members among awardees of 2019 Tau Beta Pi scholars

The 2019 class of researchers who won awards from Tau Beta Pi includes 21 Biomedical Engineering Society members, TBP announced this month.
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