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Biomedical engineering students Jervaughn Hunter and Nikea McMullen are developing a contamination-free stethoscope cover to prevent a common source of infection.
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.
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.
Victor J. Dzau, M.D., an expert in cardiovascular medicine and genetics, will present at the 2016 Frontiers of Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Seminar at UAB on Friday, August 19.
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.
Karim Budhwani, a materials science and engineering (MSE) and biomedical engineering (BME) graduate student, presented to the Alabama Commission for Higher Education (ACHE) on December 4, 2015 in Montgomery, Ala.
Jianyi “Jay” Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.,  a national leader in myocardial bioenergetics, biomaterial and stem cells for cardiac repair, has been named the chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, a joint department in the Schools of Medicine and Engineering.
UAB yields two-plus winners for fourth consecutive year for national undergraduate research scholarship program.
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