Despite the hubbub about pluripotent stem cells’ potential applications, when it comes time to introduce products into patients, the stem cells are actually impurities that need to be removed.
When Cassie Mitchell first qualified for an international athletic competition, it just happened to be at the London 2012 Paralympic games and she’d only been competing for a few months as a track athlete.
“I was a little bit naïve,” she admits.
Each semester, dozens of rising second-year students apply for the privilege to address incoming students at Georgia Tech at New Student Convocation.
The Biomedical Innovation and Development (BioID) program was created in 2013 by the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University to meet a specific market need for multidisciplinary professionals, people with a broad educational background who can thrive at the intersection of medi
Using a unique single-molecule force measurement tool, a research team has developed a clearer understanding of how platelets sense the mechanical forces they encounter during bleeding to initiate the cascading process that leads to blood clotting.
Eberhard Voit can be forgiven if he sometimes felt like a recluse among scientists early in his career. As a system biologist, he didn’t have a lot of company.
Krishnendu Roy scanned the room, taking note of the people all around him in the Vatican, and thought, “what the heck am I doing here?”
Six promising biomedical research projects from Georgia Tech and Emory University, including several based in labs at the Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, are receiving critical early-stage support in the form of funding and operational guidance through the Coulter Translational
Staff members in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) recently won two of the three annual Georgia Tech College of Engineering (COE) staff awards.
Cassie S. Mitchell, assistant research professor and principal investigator of the Laboratory for Pathology Dynamics in the Wallace H.
If there truly is a golden age of biological research taking shape on the horizon, thanks to the groundbreaking gene editing technique called CRISPR-Cas9, then James Dahlman is standing on its front doorstep.
The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory (BME) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael E. Davis, Ph.D. as its new associate chair for graduate studies.
The Georgia Institute of Technology’s neuroscience and neurotechnology community assembled recently for NeuroDay 2016, bringing together dozens of faculty members from the College of Sciences, College of Engineering, and College of Computing.
Heart failure (HF) is one of the major health challenges faced by society today, afflicting 6 million Americans, claiming hundreds of thousands of lives each year and costing more than $30 billion dollars annually .
A tiny mirror could make a huge difference for scientists trying to understand what’s happening in the micron-scale structures of living cells.
The research team of Amit Reddi and Levi Wood never has collaborated on a project. Nor have their fellow Petit Institute faculty members, Phil Santangelo and Francesca Storici.
An industry-driven consortium has developed a national roadmap designed to chart the path to large-scale manufacturing of cell-based therapeutics for use in a broad range of illnesses including cancer, neuro-degenerative diseases, blood and vision disorders and organ regeneration and repair.
Every year, usually early spring or late winter, a group of representatives from the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at the Georgia Institute of Technology hits the road to visit different biotech companies in another part of the country.
Clarissa Whitmire, a biomedical Ph.D. student working in the Garrett Stanley laboratory, has been awarded the J. Norman and Rosalyn Wells Fellowship.
When he was a little kid, Frank L. Hammond III would watch the Transformers animated series or, if that wasn’t on, he’d watch Challenge of the GoBots.