BME News

December 23, 2009

BME Staff, Faculty and Graduate Students Reach Out to Community

This year has been an especially difficult one for many due to the economic times. After much brainstorming and discussion, the BME staff, faculty and graduate students decided to participate in an alternative to the typical holiday gathering/gift exchange/white elephant.
December 7, 2009

Panitch Project Receives Synthes Prize for Spine Research

Researchers from Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Purdue University, and Arizona State University were recently awarded the Synthes Prize for Spine Research at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
November 17, 2009

Heinz Lab Receives R01 from NIH

Mike Heinz, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, has received an R01 notice of award from NIH (NIDCD).
November 10, 2009

Jason Toler Receives Chappelle Fellowship

Jason Toler, a biomedical engineering graduate student working with Professor Ozan Akkus, has been selected to receive a 2009 Charles C. Chappelle Fellowship.
November 10, 2009

Paul Robinson Summits Mt. Everest

What started out as an off-handed comment resulted in the adventure of a lifetime for J. Paul Robinson, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Cytomics and Immunopharmacology at Purdue.

November 10, 2009

Purdue Biomedship Students Win Global Entrepreneurial Competition

GlucaGo LLC, a life sciences company led by a trio from Purdue and Indiana universities, captured first place in the 2009 Global Idea to Product Competition, beating 14 other teams and claiming the $10,000 top prize for their emergency kit that automatically mixes and injects medication for diabetics.
October 25, 2009

Purdue's Leslie Geddes had distinguished teaching, research career

Leslie Geddes, a Purdue University distinguished professor of biomedical engineering and recipient of the National Medal of Technology, died on Sunday (Oct. 25). He was 88.
The Showalter Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering, Geddes created innovations ranging from burn treatments to miniature defibrillators and ligament repair to tiny blood pressure monitors for premature infants.
September 15, 2009

Purdue BME Faculty Lead Impactful Research Project

In a first-of-its-kind study, Purdue BME researchers are teaming up with local high school football players to better understand how large impacts to the head can result in concussions.
August 31, 2009

Ji-Xin Cheng Research Spotlighted in Chemical & Engineering News

The June 29, 2009 issue of Chemical & Engineering News spotlights Professor Ji-Xin Cheng's research using coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) microscopy and stimulated Raman scattering (SRS) microscopy to study the central nervous system.
August 28, 2009

NSF CAREER Award Goes to Zheng Ouyang

The Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering is proud to announce that Professor Zheng Ouyang has been selected to receive an NSF CAREER Award.
August 28, 2009

Weldon School of BME at the Indiana State Fair

Opening day at the Indiana State Fair is typically a buzz of activity with a myriad of the Band Day events scheduled. This year, Opening Day/Band Day was also Purdue Day, and the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering was well-represented.
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