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September 21, 2017

Spectrometers could improve point-of-care patient diagnosis

PURSPEC Technologies Inc., whose miniature spectrometers may improve medical diagnosis and patient compliance by reducing the time needed to analyze samples, has opened offices in the Purdue Research Park. PURSPEC also has locations in Beijing and Shanghai.
September 18, 2017

AutoCPR senior project earns honor for Biomedical Engineering

Four students from the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering have taken on the challenge of trying to save lives in Ecuador and other countries with their Low-cost Accessible AutoCPR device. The group won the 2017 Engineering World Health Design Competition and will be honored at the annual Biomedical Engineering Society meeting Oct. 11-14 in Phoenix.
September 11, 2017

Purdue researchers receive grant to improve mobile testing for anemia

The National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center has awarded Purdue University's Young Kim, associate professor with the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, and Md Munirul Haque, research scientist with the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, and their interdisciplinary research team, a $385,000, two-year grant to improve mobile testing for anemia in resource-limited settings.
September 7, 2017

Suresh selected for NSF I-Corps cohort

The NSF I-Corps program has selected doctoral student Shruthi Suresh to join other innovative student researchers for one of its fall 2017 cohorts.
September 1, 2017

In the News: Purdue Visionaries Build Device to Prevent Blindness

An Indianapolis-based startup believes its device could be groundbreaking in the world of ophthalmology--and life-changing for patients with glaucoma. The disease is the second-leading cause of blindness, but Purdue-affiliated startup Bionode says its noninvasive technology—enveloped in off-the-shelf contact lenses and glasses—reverses the physical cause of glaucoma.
August 31, 2017

Goergen Awarded BMES 2017 Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award

Craig Goergen, assistant professor in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award. The award is given to a young investigator within the first seven years of receiving their terminal degree in recognition of originality and ingenuity demonstrated in published works.
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