A UT Austin-developed 3-in-1 noninvasive skin cancer detection device that could save billions in health care costs took home top honors at the 18th annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards.
Biomedical engineering students took first place in the school-wide competition and raising over $1,100 to be donated to Helping Hand.
Nicholas A. Peppas has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Greece's University of Patras, making this his sixth honorary doctorate.
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation selected Professor Jenny Jiang for its prestigious 2015 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award.
The National Institutes of Health has invited Michael Sacks, professor of biomedical engineering to serve as a member of the Bioengineering Technology and Surgical Sciences Study Section Center for Scientific Review.Read more...
Evan Perillo, a third-year doctoral student working with Professors Andrew Dunn and Tim Yeh, received the PicoQuant Young Investigator Award at the SPIE Photonics West BiOS Conference.Read more...
Raiyan Zaman, who received her Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 2011, has been awarded Pathway to Independence funding by the National Institute of Health.Read more...
Light is used as a diagnostic, therapeutic, and drug delivery tool. Researchers in the Department of Biomedical Engineering believe light can also be used to help answer biological questions about the effect of extracellular matrix stiffness on disease progression, according to a paper published by Professor Laura Suggs’ research group in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).