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May 2, 2012

Jordan Green wins CMU Alumni Award

Jordan Green has been honored by Carnegie Mellon University with a 2012 Recent Alumni Award. Dr. Green is a 2003 graduate with a BS in Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering, before receiving his PhD in 2007 from MIT. The CMU website states, “First presented in 1950, the Carnegie Mellon Alumni Awards recognize alumni, students, and […]

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Natalia Trayanova gives international conference keynote

Natalia A. Trayanova, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Computational Medicine, is giving the keynote lecture at the 3rd International Conference on Engineering Frontiers in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease. The conference is being held at the Stanford University Cardiovascular Institute in Stanford, CA May 1-2, 2012. Natalia will give her presentation entitled […]

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February 16, 2012

Feilim Mac Gabhann wins Sloan Fellowship

The 2012 Sloan Research Fellowship is awarded to Dr. Mac Gabhann to support development of new ways to treat major human diseases, including cancer, peripheral artery disease and HIV.

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February 7, 2012

Reza Shadmehr co-authors book on Biological Learning and Control

BME faculty member Reza Shadmehr and his colleague Sandro Mussa-Ivaldi are the authors of Biological Learning and Control: How the brain builds representations, predicts events, and makes decisions, available now from MIT Press. In it, they present a theoretical framework for understanding the regularity of the brain’s perceptions, its ability to learn, and its control […]

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February 1, 2012

Feilim Mac Gabhann wins Guyton Award

Feilim Mac Gabhann, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Institute for Computational Medicine and Department of Biomedical Engineering has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Arthur C. Guyton Award for Excellence in Integrative Physiology and Medicine by The American Physiological Society. This award recognizes Feilim’s abilities and the strength of his research program. Feilim’s research aims […]

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January 10, 2012

Xingde Li elected as SPIE Fellow

Dr. Xingde Li has been elected by the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) as a Fellow of the Society. Dr. Li is one of only 75 new Fellows elected worldwide in 2011. Dr. Li is being recognized for his achievements in optical coherence tomography and nonlinear optical imaging. SPIE is a large (if […]

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December 15, 2011

Natalia Trayanova is keynote speaker at international conference

Natalia A. Trayanova, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Computational Medicine, and Director of the Computational Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory at the Johns Hopkins University, is a keynote speaker at the Challenges in Computing meeting in Oslo, Norway, Dec 14-15, 2011. The meeting marks the occasion of 10 years of operation of Simula Research […]

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November 23, 2011

Xingde Li elected as Optical Society fellow

The Optical Society of America (OSA) elected Xingde Li a Fellow of the Society at its October 18th 2011 meeting in San Jose, California. Dr. Li is being recognized for innovative contributions to biomedical optics, especially in endomicroscopy and nanophotonics technologies, enabling translational high-resolution and molecular imaging. Fellows are OSA members who have served with […]

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September 27, 2011

Sri Sarma receives National Science Foundation grant

Dr. Sridevi V. Sarma of the Institute for Computational Medicine (ICM) has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation award of $2,000,000 in support of the project entitled “EFRI-M3C: Robust Decoder-Compensator Architecture for Interactive Control of High-Speed and Loaded Movements.” The research involves developing a novel model-based Robust Decoder-Compensator […]

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July 29, 2011

Jordan Green wins BMES Young Investigator Award

The Biomedical Engineering Society presented Jordan Green with the 2011 Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award for his work developing a set of biodegradable polymers—large molecules built from many small repeated molecules—which transfer genetic material that destroys glioblastoma cancer cells found in fast-growing brain tumors. The polymers transfer DNA with a high level of success compared […]

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