In February 2012 Kaiba Gionfriddo, just three-months old, had already run out of options to treat his tracheobronchomalacia, a birth defect that was causing his airways to collapse.
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health has chosen Wilbur Lam, M.D., Ph.D., to receive an Emerging Investigator Award, including a seven-year grant of $5 million to Emory Univers
The Mars Generation (TMG) announced its second class of 24 Under 24 Leaders and Innovators in STEAM and Space Award winners.
Georgia Tech’s Lee-Kai Sun and Julia Woodall are 2019 recipients of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship. They are undergraduate students in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Georgia Tech and Emory University.
Two teams of undergraduate Capstone students from the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Georgia Tech and Emory, are finding success far beyond the borders of campus, with one of them taking home the top prize at a recent competition.
Jaydev Desai, a professor in the Wallace H.
On April 11, Women in Engineering (WIE) saluted outstanding Georgia Tech faculty.
A trio of undergraduates in the Wallace H.
On Friday, April 19, the Georgia Institute of Technology honored the most outstanding faculty and staff during the 2018-2019 academic year at its annual honors luncheon held in the student center ballroom.
Mice have a bad and undeserved reputation as an animal that can’t see very well, a characterization upheld most notably (and somewhat tragically) by the song Three Blind Mice.
On April 2, William (Bill) W. George, former chairman and CEO of Medtronic, delivered the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering’s distinguished lecture at the Academy of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.
New immunotherapies can dramatically defeat cancer. But more often, cancer evades them, and doctors need to know quickly when that happens, so they can adjust treatment. An experimental urine test to detect immunotherapy effectiveness very early has received a major funding boost.
The ninth annual Rice 360⁰ Institute for Global Health design competition was held March 29, 2019 on the Rice University campus in Houston, Texas. This year, 21 teams of undergraduate students from 13 universities presented their innovative technologies to improve global health.
Vaccines save the lives of millions of people every year. While vaccination has helped eradicate some diseases like smallpox and drastically reduce others like polio, new vaccines to combat other widespread pathogens have proved elusive.
When you nick yourself shaving, or clumsily slice your thumb while cutting sheetrock, you can thank goodness for integrins. These specialized proteins play a critical role in stopping the bleeding that ensues as a result of the aforementioned maladies (and other such breaches of the skin).
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Three faculty members from the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University have been accorded one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to a medical and biological engineer. Mark Borodovsky, Manu Platt, and W.
An interface system that uses augmented reality technology could help individuals with profound motor impairments operate a humanoid robot to feed themselves and perform routine personal care tasks such as scratching an itch and applying skin lotion.
Three engineering students teamed up to develop a first-of-its-kind medical device that took home the top prize and $20,000 at the 2019 Georgia Tech InVenture Prize.
With some inspiration from family members, 2019 InVenture Prize finalists TremorTrainer are hoping to improve the quality of life for millions of people.