BME News

November 30, 2016

Bioengineering Programs: The Next Big Thing?

Ayeeshik Kole, MD-PhD candidate in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), talks about combining clinical training with biomedical engineering in this article about the escalating demand for physician-engineers in Association of American Medical Colleges News. The MSTP program is a joint venture between the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue and the Indiana University School of Medicine.
November 23, 2016

Claridge and Nauman inducted into Purdue University Teaching Academy

Shelley Claridge, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering and chemistry, and Eric Nauman, a professor of biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, and basic medical sciences, have been inducted into the Purdue University Teaching Academy in recognition of their outstanding and scholarly teaching in graduate, undergraduate and engagement programs.
November 11, 2016

Engineering according to Father Noe

Purdue University alumnus William Noe (BS EE ’93, MS EE ’96) knew problem solving was in his future. But it wasn’t until he began volunteering at several Christian organizations in Washington D.C., that his life as a biomedical engineer began to take a dramatic spiritual turn.
November 10, 2016

Weldon School's Senior Scholarship Fund fuels success

Students and alumni of the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering are known for their close ties to the school, supporting each other and giving back to ensure the success of future generations. A prime example of this community spirit is the senior scholarship fund, which was initiated by the class of 2007, the inaugural graduating class. The endowment is now providing ongoing opportunities for outstanding undergraduates.
November 8, 2016

Weldon School attracts top graduate researchers

In the 2015-16 academic year, Weldon School graduate students were selected for 18 National Science Foundation grants, prestigious fellowships and other notable awards. These high-caliber students are drawn to the Weldon School’s internationally known faculty, research strength, and state-of-the-art laboratories as they prepare for careers aimed at solving global health problems.
November 1, 2016

Purdue team receives $10 million SPARC grant

Purdue University is leading a $10 million study to better understand the stomach’s neural circuitry and whether bioelectronics medicine can aid conditions such as diabetes or obesity. The grant is from the National Institutes of Health’s SPARC - Stimulating Peripheral Activity to Relieve Conditions - program. SPARC research projects focus on the neural pathways to various organs including the spleen, heart, lung and pancreas to develop and evaluate minimally invasive neuromodulation therapies.
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