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.
The three members of Ethos Medical have been building a device that could someday touch millions of lives, and they’ve been doing it in their apartment.
The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Georgia Tech and Emory is ranked #3 in U.S. News & World Report’s latest ranking of the nation’s top graduate biomedical engineering programs for 2019-2020.
Eberhard Voit, professor in the Wallace H.
Too often, it’s only after a transplanted organ is seriously damaged that a biopsy reveals the organ is in rejection. A new screening method using sensor particles and a urine test could catch rejection much earlier, more comprehensively, and without a biopsy needle.
Two faculty members from the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University have been awarded research fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Super Bowl LIII may not be remembered as one of the great games in the long history of National Football League championships, but the event that took over Downtown Atlanta will always be a highlight in the hearts and minds of the people behind TendoNova.
By this time tomorrow, your heart will have beaten 100,000 times. That’s 2.5 billion contractions In an average lifetime. The heart is the first organ that forms in the embryo, and when it stops beating, life ends.
Carmen Carrion, a postdoctoral fellow in the STELAR lab at Georgia Tech, has won the Jumki Basu Scholar Award from the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
One holds it; the other poisons it. This is how a white blood cell may someday work together with an antibiotic.
Kyla Ross, director of graduate training in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University, is supporting a National Science Foundation (NSF) education-focused grant.