After a diving accident left Jason DiSanto paralyzed from the neck down in 2009, he had to learn how to navigate life from a powered wheelchair, which he controls with a sip-and-puff system.
For a baseball pitcher, a rotator cuff injury often means an extended stay on the disabled list for surgery and rehabilitation of the damaged tendons. But a new technology under development may stop this shoulder injury from becoming so severe that surgery is required.
A paper on American AIDS policy, co-authored by College of Engineering Professor Manu Platt, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of the International AIDS Society.
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has approved the appointment of Krishnendu (Krish) Roy and Todd McDevitt to Carol Ann and David D. Flanagan Faculty Professorships in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University.
Two proposals by Georgia Tech researchers, Dr. Frank Stewart (Assistant Professor, School of Biology) and Dr. Kostas Konstantinidis (Carlton S.
This year’s Georgia Tech iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) team was one of only 15 teams in North America chosen to compete in the World Championship Jamboree at MIT, November 1-4, 2013.
November 10-13, 2013, the Parker H.
The Georgia Tech Alumni Association has announced the recipients to be honored at the second annual Gold & White Honors Gala on Feb. 13 at the InterContinental Hotel in Buckhead.
Imagine the obstacles a blind person who relies on sound will face if he loses his hearing as he ages. Or the difficulty a long-term wheelchair user will confront as she develops arthritis in her shoulders with age.
On Saturday, October 26th, the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioscience & Bioengineering hosted its annual open house for high school students to come and learn more about the cutting-edge world of biotechnology at Georgia Tech.
The mechanical properties of cells are often an indicator of disease. Cancer cells are typically soft and squishy. When the malaria parasite is inside a red blood cell, for example, the cell is stiffer than normal. Sickle cells also vary in stiffness.
The Petit Undergraduate Research Scholars program provides an opportunity for graduate students and post doctoral fellows to mentor undergraduate scholars for valuable mentoring and project management experience while allowing them to further their research interests.
For years scientists have been working to fundamentally understand how nanoparticles move throughout the human body. One big unanswered question is how the shape of nanoparticles affects their entry into cells.
More than 15 faculty from seven different schools and departments join together to form the new Center for Immunoengineering at Georgia Tech. This new effort brings biomedical engineers, bioengineers, chemical engineers, chemists, biologists and mechanical engineers together to encourage ne
The 18th annual Regenerative Medicine Workshop at Hilton Head will be held March 26-29, 2014 on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina in Harbour Town. The 2014 meeting has a powerhouse line-up of speakers in a breadth of topics in the regenerative medicine field.
All Georgia Tech undergraduates interested in biotechnology are eligible to apply for the below summer internship opportunities at Monsanto.
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has appointed Andres Garcia, professor of the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineeing at Georgia Tech, as a Regents’ Professor.
Perhaps there’s no man at Georgia Tech who’s doing more to help prepare mankind for a green future than Art Ragauskas, professor in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry.