Archive February 2020

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Call for 2020 BMES Coulter College Team Applications Now Open

This August, BMES will partner with industry to convene BMES Coulter College for a third time at Medtronic in Minneapolis, Minnesota. BMES Coulter College is a training program focused on translation of biomedical innovations that is funded through a grant from the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation. 

BMES now accepting nominations for 2020/2021 awards

BMES is now accepting application and nominations for the Society’s annual awards.

BMES now accepting Fellow Nominations

BMES is now accepting nominations for the class of 2020 Fellows.

New Classification System Developed for Regenerative Cell-Based Therapies

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, CEO of The Connecticut Convergence Institute for Translation in Regenerative Engineering at UConn Health, has created a new classification system for cell-based therapies.

FDA to hold public workshop about modeling and simulation practices used in health technologies

The Food and Drug Administration will hold a public workshop entitled “Towards Good Simulation Practices in Health Technologies.” The meeting will be held April 13-15, 2020.

Purdue researchers develop technology for pathogen detection driven by lasers

Purdue University researchers have developed new technology to help stop the spread of foodborne illnesses by detecting them more efficiently.

UConn researchers create 'Smart' Bandages to heal chronic wounds

Researchers in the University of Connecticut biomedical engineering department—a shared department with the UConn School of Dental Medicine, School of Medicine, and School of Engineering— have designed a wirelessly-controlled, or “smart,” bandage and corresponding smartphone-sized platform that can precisely deliver different medications to the wound with independent dosing, the university reports.

Rutgers researchers develop automated robotic device for faster blood testing

Rutgers researchers have created an automated blood drawing and testing device that provides rapid results.

BMES Interview with Industry webinar series launches Feb. 28

A new BMES webinar series – Interview with Industry – launches this month with a Q&A session with AbbVie Inc. Associate Director Hetal Sarvaiya.

Susan Margulies elected to National Academy of Engineering

The newly elected members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) include BMES Fellow Susan Margulies, the chair of the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory.
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