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November 14, 2018

Weldon School is launching four new pathways for graduate training

Graduate students seeking a career in the healthcare industry, biomedical device development, entrepreneurship, and regulatory affairs, now have more options to fast track their career through four new graduate programs offered at the Purdue University Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. A three-semester professional master’s degree, two dual degrees—MSBME/MBA or MSBME/MD, and a Regulatory Certificate Program for Medical Devices offer advanced training in high-demand fields.
November 14, 2018

NIH funds three T32 training programs

In 2018, the NIH funded or renewed funding for three programs that provide specialized training for graduate students in biomedical engineering. Two of these training programs are offered jointly through Purdue University and the Indiana University School of Medicine.
November 14, 2018

Weldon School and Lilly researchers collaborate on next-generation connected solutions

An expanding research collaboration between Purdue University and Eli Lilly and Company leverages the expertise of faculty at the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering in the area of connected solutions with an eye toward translating laboratory discoveries into life-saving medical devices and therapies that could improve the lives of millions around the world. The connected solutions program area is part of a $52 million five-year strategic collaboration between Lilly and Purdue.
November 14, 2018

Purdue alumna Teri Whitman inducted into Bakken Society

Teri Whitman has been inducted into the Bakken Society, an honorary society recognizing Medtronic employees who demonstrate the highest level of scientific accomplishment. Named after Medtronic founder Earl Bakken, it honors employees who have made multiple technical contributions to the company, to the biomedical device industry, and to the lives of patients around the world. Whitman, a Purdue alumna and longtime friend of the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, was inducted into the society on August 30.
November 8, 2018

Ashlee Colbert wants to help save lives with smart phones

Ashlee Colbert, a third year PhD student at Purdue University's Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, is blazing her own trails in the field of biomedical engineering. With a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering focused on biomedical applications, she joined a team working to transform an ordinary object--a cell phone--into an extraordinary, life-saving medical device.
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