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BME Seminar - Wed., Feb. 4
January 30, 2015
Matthew D. Johnson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Institute for Translational Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities will present a seminar entitled 'On the right tract': Current steering with deep brain stimulation arrays on Wednesday, February 4th at 9:30 a.m. in MJIS 1001.
Don't delay at first sign of heart attack
February 02, 2015
Craig Goergen, a Purdue University assistant professor of biomedical engineering, says a new American Heart Association campaign that urges people to call 911 at the first sign of a heart attack can be a life-saver. Goergen, who studies cardiovascular disease, imaging and mechanics, says fast medical intervention after a heart attack can mean the difference between life and death.
Center for Cancer Research Seminar - Thurs., Jan. 29
January 23, 2015
Dr. Moshe Szyf, the James McGill Professor and GlaxoSmithKline-CIHR Chair in Pharmacology at McGill University will present a seminar entitled "DNA demethylation a mechanism driving cancer and cancer metastasis; therapeutic and diagnostic implications" on Thursday, January 29th at 11:30 a.m. in the Drug Discovery Building's Lobby Conference Room.
Science on Tap - Thurs., Jan. 29
January 21, 2015
Dr. Chad Jafvert of the Division of Environmental and Ecological Engineering and Lyles School of Civil Engineering at Purdue University will be the speaker at January's "Science on Tap."
BME Seminar Series - Wed., Jan. 28
January 23, 2015
Dr. Alex Chubykin of the Department of Biological Sciences at Purdue University will present a seminar on Wednesday, January 28th entitled "Synaptic and Circuit Mechanisms of Reward Timing in the Mouse Visual Cortex." The seminar will begin at 9:30 a.m. in MJIS 1001.
Yoon Yeo unlocks world of treatment possibilities through novel drug delivery systems
January 27, 2015
Yeo, who is associate professor of industrial and physical pharmacy and associate professor of biomedical engineering, devotes herself to finding new drug delivery systems and teaching students to do the same. She is involved in ongoing research that could help improve therapies for devastating diseases such as cancer and cystic fibrosis.
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.

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