Dunn Receives Coulter Phase II Translational Research Award

Professor Andrew Dunn was recently awarded a Phase II Translational Research Award from the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation.

Regenerating Body Tissue

Fox News 7 interviewed Dr. Christine Schmidt and graduate student Sarah Mayes about their work developing biomaterials to help patients heal.

Students Enjoy Culture in UK While Taking BME Course Through Maymester Abroad

For the sixth consecutive year, a number of biomedical engineering juniors are taking the biomedical transport course (BME 353) in Cambridge, England, while at the same time enjoying cultural activities of the area and the British countryside.

BME Graduates Class of 2011

The University of Texas at Austin granted 73 bachelor’s, three master’s, and 14 doctoral degrees in biomedical engineering for the 2010–2011 academic year.

Ouyang Named Beckman Scholar

Congratulations to Yafei Ouyang, an undergraduate student working with Professor Christine Schmidt, who was named a UT Beckman Scholar for the 2011–2012 academic year.

Making Cancer Visible with Microchips

For cancer patients, the difference between an early or late diagnosis is often a matter of life or death. Because of this Dr. John Zhang, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, is working to improve early detection of cancer through a rather simple blood test that can be potentially used in every clinic.

BME Students Participate in Hook the Cure's Diabetes Conference

For a diabetic patient in a hospital’s intensive care unit, frequent monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary and painful.

Anyaeji One of 16 Selected for NIH Academy

Chinedu Anyaeji has been accepted to the National Institutes of Health Academy, a post baccalaureate biomedical research program for recent college graduates with an interest in domestic health disparities, differences in the frequency or severity of diseases, and other adverse health conditions among populations in the U.S.

Department Hosts Harrington Fellow for Fall 2011

The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) is proud to announce the selection of Professor Ali Khademhosseini as a 2011 Donald D. Harrington Fellow and visiting scholar during the fall 2011 semester.

Students Honor Dunn with Outstanding Faculty Award for Second Year

The Student Engineering Council (SEC) selected Professor Andrew Dunn as the Most Outstanding Faculty in the Department of Biomedical Engineering for 2010–2011.

Department Hosts NAE Regional Meeting

The University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Cockrell School of Engineering are hosting the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Regional Meeting, "Engineering the Future of Health Care," on Thursday, April 7.

Smart Pill Box Wins TI Beagle Board Open Source Design Challenge

The progression of debilitating diseases such as Alzheimer’s can be slowed with help from modern medicine. One hurdle an Alzheimer’s patient may face, however, is remembering to take that medicine.

Professor Suggs Elected Secretary/Treasurer of Society for Biomaterials

Professor Laura Suggs has been elected Secretary/Treasurer of the Society for Biomaterials.

Professor Ren Featured in Drug Discovery & Development Magazine

Professor Pengyu Ren was recently interviewed for an article in Drug Discovery & Development magazine.