A UAB symposium on cardiovascular tissue engineering brought together some of the best in the business in this rapidly developing field of translational medicine.
An interdisciplinary team that includes Engineering, the Collat School of Business, and the College of Arts and Sciences is reaching for new heights to make UAB’s team a perennial contender.
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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.
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The public is invited to come to campus on Wednesday, April 19 and Friday, April 21 to meet the students and to see how they are engineering solutions to real-world challenges.
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Ben Boros, Maggie Collier and Remy Meir join the group of 24 UAB students to date who have been named Goldwater Scholars.
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The department now has 20 full-time faculty members who brought in $4.3 million in funding in 2016.
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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.
Biomedical engineering student Forrest Satterfield received $5,000 to help launch his 3-D-printed prosthetics idea.
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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.
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The March 28 event aims to identify novel potential therapies and discuss new approaches to repair damaged hearts and vasculature.
Gaurav Agrawal, junior in biomedical engineering, Christlin Ponraj, graduate student in biotechnology, and Angelin Ponraj, sophomore in biomedical sciences, are seeking a simple, private way to alert Alabama residents about their risk for diabetes.
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Gerardo Hernandez-Moreno, a junior in biomedical engineering, and JaVarus Humphries, junior in neuroscience, plan to develop a network of unbiased medical professionals to offer a safe place for inner-city youth to learn about sexual health and disease.
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UAB cardiovascular disease researchers are improving our understanding of the disease and finding new ways to provide medical care to patients.
Fellows hope to help make UAB a destination school for student entrepreneurs who value an atmosphere of innovation.
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UAB students selected for Marshall Scholarship and Rhodes Scholarship in back-to-back years.
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Marshall Scholarships chooses UAB finalists in back-to-back years.
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