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New Drug Delivery System Targets Spinal Cord Injuries

Friday, January 15, 2021

Young Hye Song, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has been awarded a grant to improve treatments for spinal cord injuries by developing a new drug delivery method using stem cells.

College of Engineering Engineering Health, Fitness & Wellness Research & Innovation Department of Biomedical Engineering

Biochemist Josh Sakon Chosen as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Sakon's election as a fellow was based on the chemist’s many inventions focused on treatments for osteoporosis, alopecia and bone metastasis.

College of Engineering Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Engineering Health, Fitness & Wellness Research & Innovation Science Department of Biomedical Engineering Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Member Named 'Rising Star' for Cell Potency Work

Monday, November 23, 2020

Rebekah Samsonraj, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, was named a "Rising Star" by RoosterBio for her work in identifying a new way to produce cells more effectively.

College of Engineering Engineering Events Health, Fitness & Wellness Points of Pride Research & Innovation Department of Biomedical Engineering

NIH Grant to Support Cancer Research

Monday, November 02, 2020

Leonard Harris, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has been awarded $450,000 from the National Institutes of Health to investigate non-genetic processes that can impact how tumors respond to treatment.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Health, Fitness & Wellness Research & Innovation Science Department of Biomedical Engineering

Seminar on 'Quantitative Label-Free Metabolic Imaging of Skin Wound Healing' Tomorrow

Thursday, October 22, 2020

The U of A's Kyle Quinn will give a virtual seminar titled "Quantitative label-free metabolic imaging of skin wound healing" on Zoom from 4-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23. The talk is free and open to the public.

College of Engineering Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Engineering Events Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Science Department of Biomedical Engineering Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Biomedical Engineering Team Contributes to High-impact Study on Metabolism

Thursday, October 15, 2020

As part of an international team, Olivia Kolenc, a graduate student in associate professor Kyle Quinn's lab, showed how metabolism of stem cells changes as hair follicles transition to a growth phase.

College of Engineering Graduate School Engineering Research & Innovation Science Department of Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering Alumnus Puts Skills to Work Producing Face Shields

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Austin Olvera, a 2020 biomedical engineering graduate, has put his skills to work using 3D-printers to create face shields at his house as a way to help fight the spread of COVID-19.

College of Engineering Alumni Engineering Health, Fitness & Wellness Safety & Security Department of Biomedical Engineering

Grant to Advance Tech for Traumatic Brain Injury Study

Thursday, October 01, 2020

A biomedical engineering research team has been awarded $135,000 from the NSF to use "organ-on-a-chip" technology to study long-term impacts of traumatic brain injury and neurological diseases.

College of Engineering Office of Economic Development Awards Engineering Health, Fitness & Wellness Department of Biomedical Engineering Technology Ventures
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