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BME News
FALL 2018
Researchers in engineering and medicine work toward a more focused drug-delivery system that could target tumors lodged in the brainstem, the body’s most precious system. Video
Focused delivery for brain cancers
New faculty join School of Engineering & Applied Science
A diverse group of new faculty joins the School of Engineering & Applied Science, bringing the total number to 96.5 during the 2018-2019 academic year.
Locusts help uncover the mysteries of smell
By looking into the brains of locusts, biomedical engineers have determined how one smell can affect another and how a locust can recognize a smell even though its brain activity looks different depending on the context.
Lasers help fight deadly brain tumors
A research team at the School of Medicine has found that laser treatment designed to destroy a tumor can add an average of two months to a patient’s life, compared with chemotherapy, the standard treatment for glioblastoma.
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE
The east end of the Danforth Campus has undergone dramatic changes in the past six months. Watch this video.
East End Transformation
 
Three Biomedical Engineering faculty honored as society fellows
Rohit Pappu

Rohit Pappu has been honored as a 2019 Biophysical Society Fellow.

Lori Setton

Lori Setton has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Jonathan Silva

Jonathan Silva has been recognized as a Fellow of the American Heart Association.

 
Student & Faculty News
Nicholson travels to Ethiopia, Uganda for EWB
Brain Initiative grants Chen $2.7 million for neuroscience study
Uncovering molecular grammar
Researchers show protein deficiency, stress contribute to loss of contractions in heart tissues
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BMES 2018 in Atlanta
WashU BME will be at BMES 2018 in Atlanta. Join us for a reception from 8-10 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Omni Atlanta Hotel. Stop by booths 413 and 415 to learn more about faculty openings and our degree programs.

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