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New Drug Delivery System Targets Spinal Cord Injuries
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.
Biochemist Josh Sakon Chosen as National Academy of Inventors Fellow
Sakon's election as a fellow was based on the chemist’s many inventions focused on treatments for osteoporosis, alopecia and bone metastasis.
Seven Students Named Winners in Undergraduate Research Poster Competition
Seven winners announced in the first Undergraduate Research Poster Competition hosted by the Honors College and Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation.
Biomedical Engineering Faculty Member Named 'Rising Star' for Cell Potency Work
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.
Engineering Cooperative Education Course Registration Opens Today
The course is a great opportunity for engineering, computer science and data science students planning to participate in a full-time or part-time internship next semester.
NIH Grant to Support Cancer Research
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.
Seminar on 'Quantitative Label-Free Metabolic Imaging of Skin Wound Healing' Tomorrow
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.
Biomedical Engineering Team Contributes to High-impact Study on Metabolism
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.
Biomedical Engineering Alumnus Puts Skills to Work Producing Face Shields
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.
Grant to Advance Tech for Traumatic Brain Injury Study
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.