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Biomedical Engineering News
May 2020
A team of researchers led by Abhinav Jha, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has developed a framework to more precisely determine tumor boundaries in PET scans using physics and artificial intelligence (AI).
Physics, AI help researchers to better define tumor boundaries in imaging
Diabetes reversed in mice with genetically edited stem cells derived from patients
Jeffrey R. Millman, assistant professor of medicine and biomedical engineering, used the gene-editing technique CRISPR to create functioning beta cells in diabetic patients so they can normalize blood sugar.
Biomedical engineering to add two new faculty
Alexandra Rutz and Ismael Seáñez will join the BME faculty next spring as assistant professors.
Chen receives early career award for research in therapeutic ultrasound
The International Society of Therapeutic Ultrasound has recognized Hong Chen, assistant professor of biomedical engineering and radiation oncology, for her contributions to the field.
Department Notables
BME faculty win 2020 Spring LEAP funding BME faculty win 2020 Spring LEAP funding
BME celebrates distinguished 2020 graduates BME celebrates distinguished 2020 graduates
Hu selected to serve on Center for Scientific Review study section Hu selected to serve on Center for Scientific Review study section
Zhou joins editorial board of Communications Biology Zhou joins editorial board of Communications Biology
Student News
Juniors Eisner, Klapow awarded prestigious Truman Scholarship Juniors Eisner, Klapow awarded prestigious Truman Scholarship
Students answer the call to design solutions for COVID-19 Students answer the call to design solutions for COVID-19
Doctoral student wins SNMMI grant to study novel imaging methods Doctoral student wins SNMMI grant to study novel imaging methods
Meet the Class of 2020 valedictorians Meet the Class of 2020 valedictorians
BME doctoral student wins DeGutis Prize BME doctoral student wins DeGutis Prize
BME senior design demos go virtual BME senior design demos go virtual
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