Cardiac muscle patches in this proof-of-concept research may represent an important step toward the clinical use of 3-D-printing technology, as researchers have grown heart tissue by seeding a mix of human cells onto a 1-micron-resolution scaffold made with a 3-D printer.
November 18, 2016
Biomedical engineering student Forrest Satterfield received $5,000 to help launch his 3-D-printed prosthetics idea.
September 30, 2016
Combining two high-powered imaging techniques into a single scanner allows UAB to acquire and study PET and MRI data simultaneously, enabling new opportunities for diagnostic imaging of cancer, the brain and heart.
The collaboration among UAB, University of Wisconsin and Duke University will use bioengineered stem cells and bioengineered tissue to treat heart failure after heart attacks.
A robotic 3-D printer will build the tissue through computer-assisted design and computer-assisted manufacturing, but using living cells as the pieces of the structure.
AIMTech’s ResistX treadmill will make its debut at the American College of Sports Medicine’s annual conference.
Kevin Franks will earn his degree in mechanical engineering this weekend, becoming the sixth family member to graduate from UAB.
The March 28 event aims to identify novel potential therapies and discuss new approaches to repair damaged hearts and vasculature.
March 16, 2016
February 26, 2016
UAB cardiovascular disease researchers are improving our understanding of the disease and finding new ways to provide medical care to patients.
February 16, 2016
Fellows hope to help make UAB a destination school for student entrepreneurs who value an atmosphere of innovation.
November 23, 2015
November 13, 2015
September 21, 2015
UAB freshman Priya Shah is already a veteran in the lab. In her senior year of high school, she began a tissue-engineering project with UAB researcher Joel Berry, Ph.D., that has led to national honors — and could eventually affect patients worldwide.
A national expert in the biomedical engineering field will chair UAB’s joint department beginning Oct. 1.
Published in Faculty Excellence
April 24, 2015
Here’s a look at the many fellowships, scholarships, honors and awards earned by the talented 2015 spring graduates at UAB.
Students will benefit from professional development and training while presenting at national industry conference.