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Biomedical Engineering

RT @UTCompOnco: Only 4 weeks until our seminar series resumes on 9/7. Great line up of speakers for the Fall semester from around the worl…

Engineered Mattress Tricks Your Body to Fall Asleep Faster

When people feel sleepy or alert, that sensation is controlled in part by the ebb and flow of a 24-hour rhythm of their body temperature. Bioengineers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a unique mattress and pillow... Keep Reading

Tyrone Porter Receives Funding to Investigate Effectiveness of Ultrasound-Guided Drug Delivery for Treatment of Pediatric Brain Tumors

"Focused ultrasound allows for triggered drug release specifically in the tumor, thus minimizing systemic exposure and associated toxic effects," says Prof Tyrone Porter, the principal investigator of a new study to treat neurofibromatosis type 2. Keep Reading

Alum Wins Cade Prize for Promising Blood Flow Measuring Device

Ashwin Parthasarathy is fascinated with imaging modalities and how they can be used to collect data and provide physicians with information. The alum, who earned his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from UT in 2010, has a startup called SPKL and... Keep Reading

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