One of the biggest questions in science is how life arose from the chemical soup that existed on early Earth.
The Atlantic Pediatric Device Consortium (APDC) has been awarded $3.5 million over five years by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to assist scientists, clinicians and entrepreneurs in bringing medical devices for children to the market with greater efficiency.
The Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience awarded the 2014 Suddath Symposium Graduate Student Awards to three students for their grand achievements in biological or biochemical research at the molecular or cellular level.
Georgia Tech faculty continue to be recognized as among the most respected in their field. Last month, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) named four — in biology, computing and engineering — to its 2013 class of fellows
The Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience announced the winners of its annual Interdisciplinary Education and Research "Above and Beyond" awards given annually to staff, a junior faculty member, a senior faculty member, six trainees and staff members.
John McDonald, professor in the School of Biology and director of the Integrated Cancer Research Center, has also spent many years as the chief scientific officer for Georgia Tech’s Ovarian Cancer Institute.
In the early 1990s, when Wallace H. Coulter — legendary scientist and inventor of a device to rapidly count cells — was elected as a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), he was unable to attend the meeting to accept the nomination.
Dr. Adriana San Miguel, a postdoctoral associate in the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering under the supervision of Dr. Hang Lu, has been awarded a K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award by the National Institutes of Health.
After a diving accident left Jason DiSanto paralyzed from the neck down in 2009, he had to learn how to navigate life from a powered wheelchair, which he controls with a sip-and-puff system.
For a baseball pitcher, a rotator cuff injury often means an extended stay on the disabled list for surgery and rehabilitation of the damaged tendons. But a new technology under development may stop this shoulder injury from becoming so severe that surgery is required.
A paper on American AIDS policy, co-authored by College of Engineering Professor Manu Platt, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of the International AIDS Society.
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has approved the appointment of Krishnendu (Krish) Roy and Todd McDevitt to Carol Ann and David D. Flanagan Faculty Professorships in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University.
Two proposals by Georgia Tech researchers, Dr. Frank Stewart (Assistant Professor, School of Biology) and Dr. Kostas Konstantinidis (Carlton S.
November 10-13, 2013, the Parker H.
This year’s Georgia Tech iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) team was one of only 15 teams in North America chosen to compete in the World Championship Jamboree at MIT, November 1-4, 2013.
The Georgia Tech Alumni Association has announced the recipients to be honored at the second annual Gold & White Honors Gala on Feb. 13 at the InterContinental Hotel in Buckhead.
Imagine the obstacles a blind person who relies on sound will face if he loses his hearing as he ages. Or the difficulty a long-term wheelchair user will confront as she develops arthritis in her shoulders with age.
On Saturday, October 26th, the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioscience & Bioengineering hosted its annual open house for high school students to come and learn more about the cutting-edge world of biotechnology at Georgia Tech.
The mechanical properties of cells are often an indicator of disease. Cancer cells are typically soft and squishy. When the malaria parasite is inside a red blood cell, for example, the cell is stiffer than normal. Sickle cells also vary in stiffness.