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All In The News tagged "biomedical engineering"

Macrophage and Scaffold Combination Accelerates Healing

Kara Spiller, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in an Aug. 18 story on Laboratory News about her research on using scaffolds and macrophages to aid cellular healing.

New Published Scientific Research Supports Effectiveness of Constant Therapy Tasks

Hasan Ayaz, PhD, an associate research professor, and Banu Onaral, PhD, H.H. Sun Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering, both from the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, coauthored an Aug. 17 post on ConstantTherapy.com about their research on how constant therapy exercises affect the brain.

Nobel Prize for work on brain's navigation system

Joshua Jacobs, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in an Oct. 6 Associated Press story, and posts on Science News, Inside Science and NYMag.com’s “Science of Us” blog about the most recent Nobel Prize honorees. Their research discovered and helped to better understand the nerve cells in the brain responsible for navigation, which could have significant impact on the study and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

Drexel leads the charge in an exciting new field

Gregory Fridman, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in a June 19 Keystone Edge post about the Drexel Plasma Institute’s partnership with Advanced Plasma Solutions to commercialize its technology. Alexander Fridman, PhD, John A. Nyheim Chair Professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Institute, was also mentioned.

Board named for Rowan, Rutgers-Camden partnership

Drexel was mentioned for its collaboration with biomedical grants and research with the University of Pennsylvania in an April 8 Philadelphia Inquirer article.

Months after rehab, knee and hip patients keep improving

Steven M. Kurtz, PhD, a research associate professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was mentioned in a Feb. 17 Reuters story about hip replacements. The piece also appeared on FOXNews.com, Yahoo! News, MedCity News, The Orlando Sentinel, and other publications.

Chronic Wounds

Michael Weingarten, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, and Josh Samuels, a graduate student in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, were featured in video about their research into using ultrasound to heal chronic wounds that was produced by the National Institute of Health. The piece was picked up by WGNO-TV (New Orleans) on Dec. 16.

Local work in prosthetic development and amputee rehabilitation

Patricia A. Shewokis, PhD, professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was interviewed Dec. 9 on WHYY’s “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane” about local work in prosthetic development and amputee rehabilitation.

'Smuggling' drugs at the cellular level

Steven P. Wrenn, PhD, an associate professor and assistant dean of graduate affairs in the College of Engineering, and Peter A. Lewin, PhD, Richard B. Beard Professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems, were mentioned in a Dec. 5 National Science Foundation blog post for their research using ultrasound technology to deliver customized medication through the skin.

Your Brain's Built-In GPS System

Research by Dr. Joshua Jacobs, an assistant professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, and his team regarding the discovery of brain cells that help humans navigate in open environments was featured on Mashable on August 9.

Sense Of Direction Comes From Grid Cells In Brain, Researchers Find

On August 5, Dr. Joshua Jacobs, an assistant professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in stories in the Huffington Post, FOX News.com, Science News, Science World Report, Medical Daily and The Times of India about his team’s discovery of brain cells that help humans navigate in open environments.

Navigational Cells Located in Human Brains

Dr. Joshua Jacobs, an assistant professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in an August 4 New York Times science blog post about his group’s discovery of cells in the human brain that are responsible for navigation. He was also quoted in similar stories in New Scientist, Science Daily and The Scientist. The New Scientist story about a team of scientists that he led discovering the human brain cells responsible for navigation