Jarrett Receives NCI's Laurence P. Clarke Young Investigator Award

Jarett Postdoctoral researcher Angela Jarrett has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Laurence P. Clarke Young Investigator Award from the National Cancer Institute's Quantitative Imaging Network Program.

Yuan-I Chen Receives Biophysical Society Student Research Achievement Award

ninachenthumbGraduate student Yuan-I (Nina) Chen has been awarded the 2018 Student Research Achievement Award from the Biophysical Society.

Abrams Named an AIMBE Fellow

AbramsThe American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has recently announced the election of Steven Abrams to its College of Fellows.

Unlocking the Potential of Gap Junctions to Advance Drug Delivery

Jeanne Stachowiak and Hugh Smyth have received a new grant from the National Institutes of Health to advance sophisticated siRNA drug delivery.

New Immune Sequencing Technique Could Improve Vaccine Efficacy and Cancer Treatment

Researchers led by Professor Jenny Jiang have developed a technique better understand the immune system, which could improve vaccine efficacy and cancer treatment. 

Yang Receives President's Leadership Award

Emily YangEmily Yang, an undergraduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, is the only sophomore from The University of Texas at Austin to receive a Texas Exes President's Leadership Award.

Woojung Shin Receives Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund

 WoojungthumbWoojung Shin, a graduate student working with Professor Hyun Jung Kim in the Biomimetic Microengineering Lab, has been awarded a Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund.

Cousins and Ranade Awarded for Outstanding FIG Leadership

FIGMargo Cousins, the BME Academic Advising Coordinator, and Arohi Ranade, a BME senior, have both been awarded by the Cockrell School of Engineering for their exceptional leadership of First-Year Interest Groups throughout the Fall 2017 semester

BME Department's Research Shines at LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes' Research Retreat

LIVESTRONGCancerInstitutesLogoTwo biomedical engineering graduate students and one postdoctoral fellow won awards at the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes’ second Basic and Translational Research Retreat poster competition on December 8.

Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation.

Peppas Elected as Foreign Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering

Membership in the CAE is the highest engineering distinction in China, and the academy is among the most prestigious engineering communities in the world. 

Diamonds Help UT Researchers Study Stroke

Sparkling. Regal. Timeless. Diamonds have been called a girl’s best friend, but could they also help us see deeper into the vasculature of the brain?

Clarivate Analytics Includes Nicholas Peppas on Highly Citied Researchers List

PeppasThumbNicholas Peppas, a professor of biomedical engineering and the director of the Institute for Biomaterials, Drug Delivery and Regenerative Medicine, has been included in Clarivate Analytics’ 2017 Highly Cited Researchers List. 

Understanding the Glycocalyx: How Seaweed and Nanotopography Could Improve Cardiovascular Health

Can seaweed reverse the effects of chronic inflammation in our blood vessels? Will better understanding of vascular cells lead successful vascular grafts?

New Review Paper Examines Biomechanical Influence on Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering

Kayla HendersonthumbKayla Henderson, a graduate student working in the lab of Professor Aaron Baker, recently authored a review paper in Advanced Healthcare Materials.