Women continue to be disproportionally affected by HIV around the world, but particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, where three in four new HIV infections are among young girls. For women seeking care in developing countries, preventing and managing HIV is an expensive proposition.
Paralyzed people moving their limbs or operating prosthetic devices by having machines decipher the electrical impulses in their nervous systems: it’s an appealing vision, and one that is getting closer. Right now, when a computer “reads” someone’s brain, the interface between brain and machine d
When all of her classmates graduated from their Arts magnet high school in Baltimore and were moving on to study art on college campuses across the country, multi-talented Emily Madsen decided to do things a bit differently.
At the ISTH 2019 Congress in Melbourne, Australia, thousands of the world’s leading experts on thrombosis, hemostasis and vascular biology come together to present the most recent advances, exchange the latest science and discuss the newest clinical applications designed to improve patient care.
The Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University have launched a training grant program in Computational Neural Engineering (CNE) with support from the National Institutes of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Robots aren’t yet household fixtures, but Georgia Tech researchers have already come up with a way domestic bots might recognize materials around the home.
Three pairs of interdisciplinary researchers have been awarded 2019 Petit Institute Seed Grants.
A multifaceted research effort aimed at temporarily modulating gene expression using RNA-based techniques could help protect against pandemic flu by boosting lung resistance to infection, attacking the influenza virus directly, enhancing immune system response and improving the effects of existin
Phil Santangelo has been promoted to full professor effective August 15, 2019.
Georgia Tech has announced the selection of two outstanding faculty members to serve as vice presidents in the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research. Each appointment is 75%, allowing them time to continue their established work as faculty members.
The second-annual Machine Learning in Science and Engineering (MLSE) conference being hosted June 10-12, 2019, at Georgia Tech highlights advances in research that utilize methods of artificial intelligence, the development of new machine learning algorithms designed for science and engineering p
Neuroscientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have demonstrated that by exposing mice to a unique combination of light and sound, they can improve cognitive and memory impairments similar to those seen in Alzheimer’s patients.
Imagine dramatically increasing the amount of data we can create while at the same time shrinking the resources needed to store all of it.
Michael E. Davis has been promoted to full professor with tenure effective September 1, 2019, by the Board of Trustees at Emory University.
The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University held its second annual spring celebration of community on the 4th floor of the Whitaker building on May 17th.
Professor Lena Ting and Assistant Professor J. Lucas McKay, both from the Wallace H.
Cassie Mitchell, assistant professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, selected as a 2019 Diversity and Inclusion (DI) Fellow by Georgia Tech.
On May 14, at the historic Academy of Medicine in Atlanta, the president of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), C.D. Mote, Jr., presented Paul Benkeser, Joseph Le Doux, and Wendy Newstetter, from the Wallace H.
A group of 12 trainees from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a few other institutions, were treated to a close-up look at inner workings of a global biopharmaceutical company in late April with an extended tour of Celgene’s manufacturing facility in Summit, New Jersey.
On May 3, 2019, the Best Seminar Award winners in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Emory were announced. Participants in the seminar presentation series were evaluated during Fall semester and scored in several areas.