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All News tagged "biomedical engineering"

Exterior of the A.J. Drexel Plasma Institute

Drexel Receives Keck Foundation Grant to Expand Plasma Research

Drexel University has received a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to expand research on the fundamental science of interactions between plasma, which is an ionized gas, and living systems. The research, funded by the W.M. Keck Foundation, will be led by the University’s Anthony J. Drexel Plasma Institute.

Joseph Hughes Named Drexel Engineering Dean

Drexel University has named Dr. Joseph B. Hughes, the Karen and John Huff  School chair and professor of civil, environmental and materials science engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, as dean of the University’s College of Engineering. Drexel President John A. Fry has announced that Hughes will begin his tenure at Drexel on January 15, 2012.

Onaral receives Israel America Chamber of Commerce Recognition

Drexel University’s Dr. Banu Onaral has been bringing together leaders in technology and industry for years as an H.H. Sun professor and the director of the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems. Her visionary work to further international collaborations for translational research and technology transfer were recognized by the America-Israel Chamber of Commerce on November 15 as the AICC opened its Healthcare Information Technology Conference.

Coulter Foundation Helps Create 20 Million Endowment in Support of Biomedical Innovations

Drexel University was awarded $10 million by the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation to endow the Coulter Translational Research Partnership program. The University matched the Coulter Foundation’s $10 million grant creating a $20 million endowment to bring life saving solutions to clinical practice by moving promising biomedical discoveries to commercialization.