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    Biomedical engineering graduate student receives grant to advance research in cancer treatment , article

    Jessica Gannon, a doctoral student in biomedical engineering through Virginia Tech - Wake Forest University’s School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, received a graduate research fellowship program award. She is one of six graduate students in the College of Engineering who received the prestigious fellowship this year.

    Date: Jul 16, 2021
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    Zerin Khan, Developing Treatment for Glioblastoma , video

    As a part of the Laboratory of Integrative Tumor Ecology at Virginia Tech, Zerin Khan hopes to help create better outcomes for patients diagnosed with Glioblastoma.

    Date: Jun 28, 2021
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    Providing health care in the digital age , article

    A transdisciplinary research team is working to increase access to health care in underserved communities by using technology to develop training systems for telemedicine cart users.

    Date: Jun 22, 2021
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    Rafael Davalos receives Van C. Mow Medal , article

    Davalos, the L. Preston Wade Professor in biomedical engineering and mechanics in the College of Engineering, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Van C. Mow Medal by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

    Date: Jun 21, 2021
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    Virginia Tech launches ‘next generation’ human brain imaging lab , article

    Researchers at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC have received a $2.4 million grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, part of the National Institutes of Health, to measure the brain’s subtle magnetic signals in two research volunteers simultaneously as they interact, capturing the rich complexity of the brain’s signaling during face-to-face social interactions in real-time.

    Date: May 12, 2021
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    2021 Diversity Scholars will share their projects virtually on May 7 , article

    The Graduate School developed the Diversity Scholars program in 2012 to help students develop and implement projects to improve inclusion and diversity through dialogue, advocacy, and change in programs, units, and colleges across the university’s campuses.

    Date: Apr 30, 2021
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    Virginia Tech research could lead to better treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy , article

    Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a rare form of muscular dystrophy that primarily affects boys, is incurable. Although treatment that has revolved around symptom management has proved difficult, Virginia Tech researchers have found a way to potentially improve the available methods.

    Date: Mar 31, 2021
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    PhD student is focused on helping military personnel and veterans , video

    Michelle Dickerson, a third-year PhD student, is researching neural engineering and the neuropathological, cognitive and behavioral changes following traumatic brain injury in military personnel and veterans.

    Date: Sep 17, 2020
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    Improving the human condition through engineering , video

    Engineering graduate student Whitney Tatem is passionate about biomedical engineering, because she is driven to solve problems to improve human health and well-being. “What drew me in to the field was the human component. This is what motivates me each day, to be part of improving human lives," she said.

    Date: Dec 16, 2019
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    Students study patterns of electrical activity in the heart during interactive engineering lab , video

    Undergraduate students in Professor Vincent Wang's Engineering Analysis of Physiologic Systems class participate in a lab where they utilized an EKG (ECG) prototype which uses electrodes placed on the body to measure patterns of electrical activity in the heart. This is the type of interactive learning exercise which will be integrated throughout the new undergraduate Biomedical Engineering curriculum. Collegiate assistant professor Chris Arena was a guest presenter/lab demo leader in the class. The lab was supported by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) through an Instructional Innovation Grant proposal, "Incorporation of Medical Devices into Engineering Physiology Curriculum."

    Date: Feb 12, 2019