News & Highlights

UD Biomedical Engineering Chair to lead national organization

As president of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Dawn Elliott will focus on education. Dawn Elliott, chair of the University of Delaware’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected president of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES). Founded in...

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Alumni entrepreneur in the news!

36 Intriguing Delawareans • Amira Idris Could a wearable vibrating device ease the phantom pain felt by people who have lost a limb? Amira Idris, a native of Nigeria who came to the University of Delaware thanks to an academic and track scholarship. is applying her UD...

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UD teams get millions in NSF funding

A nano-lab for observing viruses and cells Gleghorn Lab is part of a team that has been awarded $6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to probe how viruses interact with microbes. They will be developing new microfluidics technology to examine how a...

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Modeling Metastasis

Slater lab awarded NIH funds to develop new tissue-engineered device to mimic organ-specific breast cancer metastasis patterns Metastasis, which is the development of a malignant growth somewhere in the body other than the primary tumor site, is responsible for 90...

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Elucidating lung development

Gleghorn awarded NIH funding to identify molecular mechanisms underlying lung development and congenital diaphragmatic hernia The University of Delaware’s Jason Gleghorn has received a $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate pressure...

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