Jason Wan got seriously interested in the aging process as an undergraduate college student and noticed how his grandparents were both getting “older,” but at a different pace. While his grandfather struggled cognitively and physically, his grandmother was still very active.
A new class of Petit Undergraduate Research Scholars, who will join the multidisciplinary bio-research community in the Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience at the Georgia Institute of Technology in January 2019, has been selected.
Georgia Tech researchers are partnering with a Georgia-based game developer on a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) Small Business Innovation Research grant to help chronically-ill children maintain their educational development.
Wilbur Lam, associate professor of pediatrics at Emory School of Medicine and the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University, was just selected as the recipient of the Frank Oski Lectureship Memorial Award.
Vahid Serpooshan, assistant professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Emory and Georgia Tech, has been selected for the Woodruff Health Educators Academy’s (WHEA) Teaching Fellowship inaugural cohort.
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology recently found that microscale droplet manipulation by electrowetting-on-dielectric (EWOD) could help researchers more quickly, and more easily determine some key properties of aqueous two phase systems (ATPS).
Edward Botchwey, associate professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University, received the 2019 Mid-Career Award from the Society For Biomaterials (SFB).
Kelsey Kubelick, a BME Ph.D. candidate, won the Student Paper Competition at this year’s IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium held in Kobe, Japan during October 22-25, 2018.
Nusaiba Baker, a biomedical engineering M.D./Ph.D. candidate won first place in the Ph.D. competition at the final round of Georgia Tech's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) event held on November 7, 2018.
A person reaches out for a handshake; the other person takes their hand with two hands and tugs then dies as a consequence.
Kennedy Fireselam Gleason died on April 1st, 2009, in Ethiopia. She was not yet six months old and had never been held by her brokenhearted parents, Rudy and Katie Gleason.
Almost every child gets respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which causes cold-like symptoms. It’s usually not a big deal if they’re healthy, but every year in the U.S. some 57,000 children under the age of five are hospitalized with the infection.
The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Georgia Tech and Emory celebrated its 20th anniversary with style, fortuitous timing, and a great view, last month at the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, which is on the 34th floor of 191 Peachtree Tower.
The Georgia Institute of Technology’s reputation as a leader in cell manufacturing received a boost recently when it was awarded a three-year, $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to develop a scalable manufacturing system for cord-tissue derived cells.
A group of Georgia Tech students and recent graduates will compete in the Collegiate Inventors Competition taking place in Washington, D.C., next month.
Finding ways to improve the drug development process – which is currently costly, time-consuming and has an astronomically high failure rate – could have far-reaching benefits for health care and the economy.
James Rains, professor of the practice and director of the Capstone program for the Wallace H.
Using a combination of computational modeling and experimental techniques, a research team has developed new information about how intercellular communication affects the differentiation of an embryonic stem cell colony over time.
Hanjoong Jo is in demand in the United Kingdom. The John and Jan Portman Professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University, Jo was a big hit with British researchers and audiences during his visit there in September.
Over 300 faculty members, representing each department in the Emory University School of Medicine, were recognized at the 5th Annual Celebration of Faculty Excellence Ceremony and Reception on October 11th. The awardees, along with the category description, from the Wallace H.