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BME Seminar - Wed., Jan. 21
January 16, 2015
"Towards truly point of care molecular diagnostics," - a seminar by Jacqueline C. Linnes, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University.
Bioinformatics Seminar - Tues., Jan. 20
January 16, 2015
Title: "Expandable Factor Analysis" Speaker: Sanvesh Srivastava, SAMSI and Department of Statistical Science, Duke University
Babak Ziaie receives Trask Innovation Fund
January 15, 2015
Babak Ziaie and collaborator Shirley Rietdyk received funds from the Trask Innovation Fund to advance "SmartGait: A Device to Assess Gait Parameters and Predict Falls." The technology modifies a smartphone to measure a person's walking gait to help prevent falls in those with compromised balance, such as the elderly or people with Parkinson's disease.
Vibronix Sheds 'Light' on Dangerous Heart Plaque
January 15, 2015
Vibronix Inc. is developing a technology that causes soft plaque, the most dangerous kind of buildup inside heart arteries, to seemingly glow in medical imaging, lighting the path to the best treatment.
BME Seminar - Wed., January 14
January 12, 2015
Bruno Roseguini, Assistant Professor of Health and Kinesiology at Purdue University will present a seminar on Wednesday, January 14th entitled "Evolving therapeutic strategies for peripheral artery disease."
Biology Seminar - Wed., Jan. 14
January 09, 2015
Dawn Cornelison of the Division of Biological Sciences at the University of Missouri will present a seminar on Wednesday, January 14 entitled "Who are you calling repulsive? Eph/ephrin signaling in neuromuscular patterning."
Symic Biomedical secures $15 million in Series A financing
January 06, 2015
Symic Biomedical has secured $15 million in Series A financing. This financing will support the company's ongoing development of its novel therapeutics and advancement of its two lead programs into clinical trials.
CANCELLED: BME Seminar - Wed., Dec. 10
December 04, 2014
Due to travel issues, today’s BME Seminar has been cancelled. Brian Denton, Ph.D., from the Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan will present a seminar at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 10th, in MJIS 1001 entitled "Optimal Design of Biomarker-Based Screening Strategies for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer."
Purdue helmet research making news again (New York Times)
December 08, 2014
Researchers at Purdue find that lacrosse helmet models fail safety standards. Two lacrosse helmets are decertified by a safety organization, as reported in the New York Times, raising concerns about the sport.
Toxin from tobacco smoke could increase pain in spinal cord injury and worsen multiple sclerosis
December 04, 2014
A neurotoxin called acrolein found in tobacco smoke that is thought to increase pain in people with spinal cord injury has now been shown to accumulate in mice exposed to the equivalent of 12 cigarettes daily over a short time period.

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