Praising the federal agency for acknowledging the problem and taking steps to address it, Manu Platt suggested there’s still more work to do after the National Institutes of Health released a plan June 10 to close gaps in the funding awarded to white and minority biomedical researchers.
Two interdisciplinary research teams have been awarded 2021 Petit Institute Seed Grants.
Heart attacks and strokes – the leading causes of death in human beings – are fundamentally blood clots of the heart and brain. Better understanding how the blood-clotting process works and how to accelerate or slow down clotting, depending on the medical need, could save lives.
Five faculty members have received fellowships this spring from the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Two women from the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University are among the 28 engineering students receiving Tau Beta Pi Fellowships for the 2021-2022 academic year.
A year from now, four Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering faculty members will have new tools to help understand diseases that disproportionately affect Black Americans.
COLOR Magazine has recognized Karmella Haynes as a leading innovator in science, technology, engineering, and math at its inaugural Women of COLOR STEM Achievement Awards.
An international team of researchers has taken an important step toward understanding a powerful potential treatment for myopia, which is fast becoming a public health crisis in Asia.
A so-called “checkpoint” protein found on the immune system’s all-important T cells called PD-1 might be the most famous molecule on the planet. It was an anti-PD-1 drug, along with radiation therapy, that disintegrated former U.S. President Jimmy Carter’s brain tumors in 2015.
Rudy Gleason’s singular focus on using bioengineering innovation to combat grand challenges in global health comes from a deeply personal place.
Radiation therapy has been — and will be — a cornerstone of cancer treatment for good reason: It works.
Two faculty members in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering have earned national praise for their impact on education and diversity.
Brielle Lonsberry and her running mate Kyle Smith had all sorts of plans for their potential tenure as undergraduate student body president and vice president when they were campaigning in the spring of 2020.
The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering has announced the winners of the Department’s 2021 student leadership awards.
Before beginning her undergraduate degree on campus — majoring in biomedical engineering with a minor in leadership studies and a certificate in cognitive psychology — Brady Bove was unsure what her time at Georgia Tech would be like.
RNA-based drugs have the potential to change the standard of care for many diseases, making personalized medicine a reality.
The mRNA technology that allowed rapid development of vaccines for Covid-19 could one day lead to the development of vaccines for cancer, according to researchers.
Heading into his third year of doctoral studies in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, PJ Jarquin has his eyes on a career as a scientist at a federal research agency.