A new long-acting contraceptive designed to be self-administered by women may provide a new family planning option, particularly in developing nations where access to health care can be limited, a recent study suggests.
The National Academy of Engineering announced that the 2019 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education will be awarded to Wendy Newstetter, Joseph Le Doux, and Paul Benkeser from the Wallace H.
Georgia Institute of Technology President G.P. “Bud” Peterson today announced he will retire as president in the summer of 2019, a position he’s served in since 2009.
Vahid Serpooshan, assistant professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory, has been awarded an Imagine, Innovate, and Impact (I3) WOW Research Award through the Emory University School of Medicine (SOM).
“The culture shock of coming here was so strong that I was ready to transfer after my first year,” recalls Los Angeles native Sarah Bush, a graduating biomedical engineer.
Mike Thomas, who died on November 23, 2018, is remembered for the important leadership roles he played at the Georgia Institute of Technology in his quarter-century connection with the university.
Biomedical engineers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University have developed a smartphone app with the aim of non-invasive detection of anemia.
Three Wallace H. Coulter Department biomedical engineering senior design teams, one of them interdisciplinary, took top honors at last night’s fall 2018 Capstone Design Expo held in McCamish Pavilion at Georgia Tech.
Jason Wan got seriously interested in the aging process as an undergraduate college student and noticed how his grandparents were both getting “older,” but at a different pace. While his grandfather struggled cognitively and physically, his grandmother was still very active.
A new class of Petit Undergraduate Research Scholars, who will join the multidisciplinary bio-research community in the Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience at the Georgia Institute of Technology in January 2019, has been selected.
Georgia Tech researchers are partnering with a Georgia-based game developer on a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) Small Business Innovation Research grant to help chronically-ill children maintain their educational development.
Wilbur Lam, associate professor of pediatrics at Emory School of Medicine and the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University, was just selected as the recipient of the Frank Oski Lectureship Memorial Award.
Vahid Serpooshan, assistant professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Emory and Georgia Tech, has been selected for the Woodruff Health Educators Academy’s (WHEA) Teaching Fellowship inaugural cohort.
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology recently found that microscale droplet manipulation by electrowetting-on-dielectric (EWOD) could help researchers more quickly, and more easily determine some key properties of aqueous two phase systems (ATPS).
Edward Botchwey, associate professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University, received the 2019 Mid-Career Award from the Society For Biomaterials (SFB).
Kelsey Kubelick, a BME Ph.D. candidate, won the Student Paper Competition at this year’s IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium held in Kobe, Japan during October 22-25, 2018.
Nusaiba Baker, a biomedical engineering M.D./Ph.D. candidate won first place in the Ph.D. competition at the final round of Georgia Tech's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) event held on November 7, 2018.
A person reaches out for a handshake; the other person takes their hand with two hands and tugs then dies as a consequence.
Kennedy Fireselam Gleason died on April 1st, 2009, in Ethiopia. She was not yet six months old and had never been held by her brokenhearted parents, Rudy and Katie Gleason.
Almost every child gets respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which causes cold-like symptoms. It’s usually not a big deal if they’re healthy, but every year in the U.S. some 57,000 children under the age of five are hospitalized with the infection.