Peppas Named International Journal of Nanomedicine Distinguished Scientist Award

Peppas Peppas Named International Journal of Nanomedicine Distinguished Scientist

Professor Nicholas Peppas has been selected for the International Journal of Nanomedicine Distinguished Scientist Award.

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Zhang to Participate in NAE's China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

zhangZhang to Participate in NAE's China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
Professor John X.J. Zhang will take part in the National Academy of Engineering's (NAE) 2013 China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium (CAFOE), which will be held May 15–17 in Beijing, China.

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Markey Honored for Contributions to Women's Health

The Society for Women's Health Research (SWHR) has awarded Dr. Mia K. Markey with the 8th Annual SWHR Medtronic Prize for Scientific Contributions to Women's Health. Markey received the award at the SWHR 20th Annual Gala Dinner on April 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

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Budinger and Tate Honored for 10 Years of Service on the EAC

photo of Thomas Budinger receiving award from Dean FenvesBudinger and Tate Honored for 10 Years of Service on the EAC
Thomas Budinger and Charles Tate were honored at the Department of Biomedical Engineering's spring External Advisory Committee (EAC) meeting on April 19, 2013. Both have served on the External Advisory Committee for ten consecutive years, providing valuable guidance and insight to the department.

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Chang Wins Student Employee of Year Award

loris_chang Loris Chang Wins Student Employee of Year Award
The Student Engineering Council recognized biomedical engineering undergraduate student Loris Chang with a Student Employee of the Year Award on April 15, 2013.

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Dawkins Recognized with Advising Award

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Chase Dawkins, an associate academic advisor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recognized with the Texas Exes James W. Vick Award for Academic Advising at a luncheon on March 19, 2013 at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center.

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Students Honor Roy with Outstanding Faculty Award

headshot of Dr Krishnendu RoyStudents Honor Roy with Outstanding Faculty Award
The Student Engineering Council (SEC) selected Krishnendu Roy as the Most Outstanding Faculty in the Department of Biomedical Engineering for 2012–2013.

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Undergraduates Receive Research Fellowships

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

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Department Hosts SFB Biomaterials Day

SFB_LOGOBME Hosts SFB Biomaterials Day
The University of Texas at Austin's Department of Biomedical Engineering will host the Society for Biomaterials' Biomaterials Day, "Translational Research in Texas," on Friday, May 31, 2013.

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Department Hosts 2017 Texas Biomaterials Day

SFB_LOGOBME Hosts SFB Biomaterials Day
The University of Texas at Austin's Department of Biomedical Engineering will host the Society for Biomaterials' Biomaterials Day on Friday, June 2, 2017.

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BME Researchers Issued New Patents

usptoBME Researchers Issued New Patents
The University of Texas at Austin’s Office of Technology and Commercialization reports that researchers in the Department of Biomedical Engineering were issued seven patents during the 2011–2012 fiscal year.

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Effects of Flu Vaccines Differ With Age

Age-related immune system differences may affect how the body responds to influenza vaccination, reports a new study, by Dr. Ning Jenny Jiang, who is now an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Cancer Researcher Amy Brock Joins Faculty

Dr. Amy Brock, formerly of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, has joined The University of Texas at Austin as an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

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Research from Stachowiak's Lab Leads to More Comprehensive Understanding of Cellular Membranes

Research from Jeanne Stachowiak’s lab, recently published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, brings a better understanding of the role of lipid rafts as concentrators of membrane proteins, which have implications in the fields of drug delivery and molecular medicine.

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Baker Selected as Frontiers in Bioengineering Workshop Young Investigator

headshot of Aaron BakerBaker Selected as Frontiers in Bioengineering Workshop Young Investigator

Biomedical Engineering Assistant Professor Aaron Baker, recipient of the 2011 NIH Director's New Innovator Award, has been selected as one of the 2013 Frontiers in Bioengineering Workshop Young Investigators and will participate in the event this February 25th–26th at Georgia Tech's Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience.

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