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Design team with BME undergrads awarded first place

2014 Interdisciplinary Senior Design Team SimUCath was awarded FIRST prize at the University of Minnesota Medical Devices Conference, beating out an impressive field of teams across the country. SimUCath is a novel system that allows healthcare professionals to safely...

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BME grad student receives 2015 Laird fellowship

BME grad student Keely Heinz has received the 2015 Laird Merit Fellowship that is given to one first year grad student in the College of Engineering each year to honor the memory of George W. Laird. Keely is currently pursuing her BME PhD in John Slater’s lab, ...

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Delaware boasts 2nd highest rate of publications in US

The report, America’s Knowledge Economy: A State-by-State Review, issued by the Council of State Governments and the academic publisher Elsevier, assesses research output and impact from 2004 to 2013. The scholarly research publications produced in each state are a...

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UD will house Delaware’s first functional MRI

UD will be getting Delaware’s first functional MRI (fMRI) in early 2016. This specialized type of MRI will enable researchers to see which structures and neural networks in the brain are being used while engaged in a particular task. “This type of imaging is...

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BME grad student awarded National Defense fellowship

BME grad student Jilian Melamed was awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship. Jilian’s PhD research involves developing a nanoparticle-based treatment to overcome the resistance of cancer cells to chemotherapy. The general...

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