Steichen Receives P.E.O. Scholarship

headshot of Stephanie Steichen smilingSteichen Receives P.E.O. Scholarship
Stephanie Steichen, a third year graduate student working in Professor Nicolas Peppas’ Laboratory of Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, and Bionanotechnology, recently received the 2014 Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Scholar Award.

BME Student is One of 15 Nationwide to Receive Prestigious Hertz Fellowship

Ashvin Bashyam, a biomedical engineering senior in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, was selected to receive the prestigious Hertz Foundation Fellowship, a five-year award valued at $250,000.

Brock Receives 2014 Breast Cancer Research Foundation-AACR Grant

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) has awarded Professor Amy Brock with a two-year grant to continue developing new treatments for breast cancer.

Diller Receives NIH Grant for Cryotherapy

headshot of Ken Diller smilingDiller Receives NIH Grant for Cryotherapy
The National Institutes of Health awarded Professor Ken Diller and his colleague Professor Matt Brothers of the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education at The University of Texas at Austin a four-year grant for cryotherapy research.

Seniors Compete in International Student Design Showcase

Four seniors took their Senior Design project to competition at the world’s largest medical devices conference.

Buchanan is PhD Paper Finalist at World Congress of Biomechanics Conference


photo of Rachel Buchanan in lab coat standing in labBuchanan is PhD Paper Finalist at World Congress of Biomechanics Conference
Rachel Buchanan, a graduate student working with ICES researcher Michael Sacks in the Center for Cardiovascular Simulation, has been selected as a finalist in the World Congress of Biomechanics’ PhD level paper competition.

11 Students and Alumni Receive NSF Graduate Fellowships

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced its Graduate Fellowship recipients for 2014. Several current students and recent alumni of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have received fellowships that will allow them to pursue graduate studies in the biomedical field.

Ramamoorthy Gives Talk at Austin's TEDxYouth

On February 16, 2014, biomedical engineering undergraduate student Divya Ramamoorthy delivered a 12-minute talk to an audience of middle school students about generating heart tissue and the spirit of collaboration in research at Austin's second annual TEDxYouth event.

BME Students Receive Undergraduate Research Fellowships

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The University of Texas at Austin's Office of the Vice President for Research awarded six biomedical engineering undergraduate students with Undergraduate Research Fellowships for the spring semester.

Alumna Speaks on Theranostic Carriers at 247th American Chemical Society National Meeting

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Mary Caldorera Moore, whose work was recently mentioned in Design News, spoke at the American Chemical Society's annual meeting on March 19 in Dallas, Texas.

Rylander Appointed to Scientific Board of Mystic Pharmaceuticals

headshot of Grady RylanderRylander Appointed to Scientific Board of Mystic Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Grady Rylander, professor of biomedical engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has joined Mystic Pharmaceutical's scientific advisory board.

Peppas Elected to the Academy of Athens

Nicholas Peppas has been elected to the Academy of Athens, Greece's national academy and the highest research establishment in that country.

Alumna Mary Caldorera-Moore Discusses Efficiency and Effectiveness of Intelligent Drug Delivery

Mary Caldorera-Moore, a graduate alumna, was featured in Design News for her intelligent drug delivery research.

Peppas Delivers Prestigious Skalak Memorial Lecture at UCSD

Skalak_lecture_thumbPeppas Delivers Prestigious Skalak Memorial Lecture at UCSD
Professor Nicholas Peppas delivered the 2014 Richard Skalak Memorial Lecture in the Bioengineering Department of the University of California San Diego (UCSD) on Monday, February 3.

BME Students Showcase Design Skills with Business at Longhorn Startup Demo Day

LonghornStartupBME Students Showcase Design Skills with Business at Longhorn Startup Demo Day
Biomedical engineering undergraduate students participated in the Longhorn Startup Program's Demo Day on December 5 at the LBJ Auditorium.