BME News

October 13, 2023

AI takes the reins in deep-tissue imaging

Reilly Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering's Fang Huang's research team built a novel AI engine.
October 5, 2023

Jayant selected for NIH Director's New Innovation Award

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced Krishna Jayant, assistant professor in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, was selected for a prestigious award created to reward and encourage young researchers.
September 20, 2023

Student design team wins $20K prize

A senior design team from the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering won first place in the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering’s Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Team (DEBUT) Challenge.
September 12, 2023

Modeling release rates for implantable drugs

A novel mathematical model can bypass time-consuming and costly experimentation to accurately predict the drug release. The underlying study, “Mechanistic computational modeling of implantable, bioresorbable, drug release systems,” has been published by the journal Advanced Materials.
August 7, 2023

Purdue offers flexible advancement opportunities in biomedical engineering

Biomedical engineers have strong prospects over the next decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which projects that employment of bioengineers and biomedical engineers will grow 10% between 2021 and 2031. During that period, an average of 1,200 new jobs will be posted each year.
June 13, 2023

AI-driven mobile health algorithm uses phone camera to detect blood vessel oxygen levels

You may already use your smartphone for remote medical appointments. Why not use some of the onboard sensors to gather medical data? That’s the idea behind AI-driven technology developed at Purdue University that could use a smartphone camera to detect and diagnose medical conditions like anemia faster and more accurately than highly specialized medical equipment being developed for the task.
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