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New Congressional Fellowship Available in Bioengineering

ASME has expanded its congressional fellowship program to include a new opportunity with a focus on bioengineering. Applications are due January 31, 2018.

September 21, 2017
Video: Innovations in Knee and Hip Replacements

Patricia Franklin, Professor of Clinical Research with the University of Massachusetts, talks about recent developments in the area of joint care, with particular attention to knee and hip replacements, which affect millions each year.

September 18, 2017
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AABME is a new site offering a range of professional and networking resources to bridge the gap between basic research and applied research. Join the alliance to connect with other practitioners and gain access to premium content – at no cost.

FDA Announcement on Cancer Drug Creates Critical Role for Engineers

The FDA recently announced an exciting new class of cancer drug made from a patient’s own cells, and it is clear that engineers will play a key role in fulfilling its promise.

Michael MacRae
September 18, 2017
Early Warning System May Prevent Brain Damage

Being able to sense a change in pressure on the brain after a traumatic brain injury would allow for swifter treatment that could stave off debilitating or fatal complications.

Theresa Sullivan ...
September 18, 2017
WHITE PAPER: Nanotechnology’s Potential To Transform Organ Transplantation

Sign up for AABME’s white paper series to receive the next white paper authored by Jedediah Lewis, Dr. Alyssa Ward, Dr. Greg Fahy, Mark Severs, Dr. Boris Schmalz, and Dr. Gloria Elliott.

September 13, 2017
Implantable Telescope Treats Common Cause of Low Vision

A tiny telescope that surgeons implant in the eye has received FDA approval for clinical trials that could lead to much wider adoption.

Melissae Fellet
September 11, 2017
Tapeworms Inspire Biosensor Design

Inspired by tapeworms and other organisms, researchers seeking to implant a biosensor within the small intestine are developing an implantation capsule robot that can be swallowed.

September 11, 2017
Podcast: Preserving Organs for the Future

Dr. Sebastian Giwa discusses the challenges and strategies related to organ preservation.

September 06, 2017
Stanford Engineers Explore Mysteries of Brain Injuries

A new way of measuring the forces that cause head injuries could change how engineers protect professional and weekend athletes.

James G. Skakoon
September 05, 2017
Podcast: Biologics and Biocompatible Ionic Liquids

Safe and effective ionic liquids, biocompatible with the human body, are essential for human health. Prof. Gloria Elliott, UNC-Charlotte, discusses the numerous current applications of this technology, as well as the future of this field and the implications for humanity.

September 05, 2017
Podcast: How Cells Turn Rogue and Cause Cancer

Dr. Denis Wirtz discusses how cells turn rogue, escape incarceration, and become a cancer upon their surroundings.

August 30, 2017
Video: Model-Based Systems Engineering in Healthcare

The modeling of medical devices can be a complicated and laborious process for engineers and doctors alike. Chris Unger, Chief Systems Engineer, GE Healthcare, describes the ways model-based systems engineering (MBSE) is simplifying this, streamlining the process and allowing engineers to create models – and devices – much more rapidly.

August 28, 2017
Revolutionary Liquid Biopsies Can Find the Cells that Matter Most

Epic Sciences’ No Cell Left Behind technology can identify just five cells in a sample of 30 million.

Cassie Kelly
August 28, 2017
Breakthroughs Fuel Organ Banking Summit

With more patients needing transplants than available organs, organ banking is a way that can help more patients get the organs they desperately need.

Alan Brown
August 21, 2017