How does your brain talk with your arm? The body doesn’t use English, or any other spoken language. Biomedical engineers are developing methods for decoding the conversation, by analyzing electrical patterns in the motor control areas of the brain.
A team of students from the Wallace H.
Brianna Jones, a student in the Project ENGAGES program at the Georgia Institute of Technology, was featured recently on Atlanta radio station WABE 90.1 FM, a National Public Radio affiliate.
Sofía Hernández-Torres spent her summer working to optimize a testing device that will be used to measure muscle strength in mice that have an animal model of muscular dystrophy.
Ten freshmen are blazing a new trail and making history at the Georgia Institute of Technology as the inaugural cohort of students in one of the nation’s first two ESTEEMED programs, supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and designed to increase diversity in the biomedical research
Congratulations to the interdisciplinary teams awarded seed grants by the Regenerative Engineering and Medicine (REM) research center.
With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), scientists at Emory and Georgia Tech, Northwestern and the University of Chicago will use advanced “machine learning” techniques to decode the complex languages of the nervous system.
The NCAA’s first chief medical officer, Brian Hainline, was the special guest at a mental health roundtable at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory is ranked No.3 in U.S.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a four-year, $3 million grant to a research team at Emory and Georgia Tech that will use new technologies to improve the effectiveness of blood transfusions in patients with sickle cell disease.
Brian Horslen, a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Lena Ting, professor in the Wallace H.
Getting cancer drugs to permeate tumors can be tough, especially in the brain, but researchers have been using ultrasound to massage the drugs into malignancies that have taken root there.
Costas Arvanitis, researcher in the Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience at the Georgia Institute of Technology and assistant professor in the Wallace H.
Sammie Hasen,19, a sophomore in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, has just published her first book entitled, “Long Live the Little Ones.”
The National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) chief medical officer, Brian Hainline, M.D., was introduced to collaborative research activities at Georgia Tech, Emory University, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and the Shepherd Center during a two-day visit in Atlanta.
As a first-year student, BME major Ben Warstler did undergraduate research, worked at WREK Radio, participated in the Grand Challenges program, and worked as a DJ on the side.
A throng of more than 50 world-class investigators from some of Georgia’s top research institutions gathered recently at the Georgia Institute of Technology to kick off a new initiative – the first symposium of the Georgia Concussion Research Consortium.
Melissa Kemp has joined the Modeling and Analysis of Biological Systems Study Section of the Center for Scientific Review (CSR), the gateway for grant applications and their review for scientific merit at the National Institutes of Health.
The National Neurotrauma Society (NNS) has selected Michelle LaPlaca, associate professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University, as its president-elect for the term 2019-2020.
The Coulter Translational Program, in partnership with the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University, awarded $765,000 to six biomedical research projects. These awards help bring innovations in patient care into the marketplace.