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April 28, 2017

In the news: Richard Borgens: Multiple Sclerosis Medicine Developer

Richard Borgens, the Mari Hulman George Professor of Applied Neuroscience in the College of Veterinary Medicine and a professor of biomedical engineering is featured in Purdue Today's "Inventors and Innovators" series. Borgens, in collaboration with Riyi Shi and Andrew Blight (former Purdue professor), developed the drug Ampyra, which has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for improving motor function in patients with multiple sclerosis.
April 21, 2017

Woloshuk offered highly-competitive Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant

The prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program has offered Andre Woloshuk, a senior in Purdue's Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, a grant to Poland. He is one of three Purdue University students to receive a grant offer. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the most renowned U.S. program for students and young professionals to forge ties to foreign countries. It operates in more than 140 countries and fully-funds a post-baccalaureate year abroad.
April 18, 2017

Phillips and Suresh win first place at Sigma Xi Poster Competition

Graduate students Elizabeth Phillips and Shruthi Suresh won first place at the 2017 Purdue University Chapter of Sigma Xi Graduate Student Poster Competition in the engineering sciences division. The students received their awards at the annual chapter banquet on April 12.
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