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MCKELVEY SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
Biomedical Engineering News
Fall 2019
Using a novel imaging technology, Chao Zhou plans to improve on an existing imaging method that will give researchers more insight into the effects of drug candidates on tumor models.
Imaging technology could better monitor tumor growth, drug effectiveness
Light-activated nanoheaters may control nerve cells, locust mind
Srikanth Singamaneni and Barani Raman will team up to develop an innovative toolkit that they anticipate will provide control of neural activity in the brain.
Imoukhuede teams with England on $2.4M NIH grant
Princess Imoukhuede and Sarah England are working together to improve safety for oxytocin use in labor with an NIH grant.
Sticky proteins help plants know when — and where — to grow
New research by Rohit Pappu's lab has uncovered the mechanism that keeps the hormone auxin in its place.
BMES 2019

WashU BME will be at BMES 2019 in Philadelphia. Join us for a reception from 8 to 11 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Marriott Philadelphia Downtown. Also, stop by booths 508 and 510 to learn more about faculty openings and our degree programs.

Student & faculty news
Elson to receive the 2020 Ignacio Tinoco Award Elson to receive the 2020 Ignacio Tinoco Award
Tang to study intervertebral disc degeneration with NIH grant Tang to study intervertebral disc degeneration with NIH grant
WashU BME hosts departments first student-led retreat WashU BME hosts department’s first student-led retreat
Joint tissue presents unique obstacle for drug delivery Joint tissue presents unique obstacle for drug delivery
STUDENT SPOTLIGHT
Andrew Whitaker, a junior in the McKelvey School of Engineering, didn’t know much about research but he’s grown to love the work thanks to the summer program.
WUSEF ignites love of research in junior BME student
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