Online learning helps BME students become problem solvers

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Online learning helps BME students become problem solvers

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Jessica Ramella-Roman, associate professor of biomedical engineering and ophthalmology, and her students, are reshaping the way we think of online learning. In her BME 4503c Medical Instrumentation Design course, which is fully online, Ramella-Roman incorporates traditional lecture style teaching with hands on, lab-based projects to provide her online students with a truly unique experience. Each […]

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Sharan Ramaswamy awarded AHA grant to treat heart valve disease in children

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Sharan Ramaswamy, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Biomedical Engineering Department, has been awarded an American Heart Association (AHA) grant! The grant, entitled “Bioscaffold mitral valve replacement permitting somatic growth and remodeling” focuses on a promising strategy to treat critical congenital mitral heart valve disease in young children using a regenerative approach. Due to sizing limitations […]

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6th Annual Undergraduate Research Day

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On February 19th, 2016, the department of Biomedical Engineering at FIU hosted the 6th Annual Undergraduate Research Day as part of the Wallace H. Coulter Biomedical Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series. The event featured the research of several of BME@FIU’s outstanding undergraduate students and also included a lecture from David Vorp, Professor and Associate Dean of […]

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Dr. Chenzhong Li receives U.S. patent that will help change how many types of cancer are treated

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February 8, 2016- Department of Biomedical Engineering Associate Professor, Chenzhong Li, was granted a U.S. patent for the invention “Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) Based Sensing Devices and Methods for Real-time Analyte Secretion from Living Cells.” Li’s patent introduces new methods for the use of SPR technology that has the potential to change the ways clinicians […]

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BME Graduate Student, Joseph Chue-Sang, awarded the SPIE Student Travel Grant

Congratulations to Joseph Chue-Sang, a BME graduate student and member of the Medical Photonics Laboratory, for being awarded the SPIE Student Travel Grant and selected to present two talks and one poster at this year’s SPIE Photonics West conference in San Francisco, California. The conference is the largest laser and photonics event in North American […]

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Shuliang Jiao’s Retinal Imaging Technology Featured by Medical News and the Review of Ophthalmology

Shuliang Jiao, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and his work on a new retinal imaging technology was recently featured by prominent medical journals “Medical News” and the “Review of Ophthalmology.” Using optical coherence tomography (OCT), Jiao and a team of researchers from the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute created a technology that images the light-sensitive protein […]

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FIU BME Researchers highlighted in IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering January Edition

January 20, 2016- Research in the Neuronal Mass Dynamics (NMD) Lab at FIU was highlighted this month in a special issue of the IEEE Transaction on Biomedical Engineering. In this special issue, the IEEE editorial board recognizes articles from researchers around the globe whose cutting-edge work has led to novel neurotechnologies for recording, imaging, interfacing […]

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Dr. Jorge Riera-Diaz receives U.S. patent for electroencephalogram electrode unit for small animals and measurement system

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January 7, 2016- Department of Biomedical Engineering Associate Professor, Jorge Riera-Diaz, was granted a U.S. patent for the development of an electroencephalogram electrode unit for small animals and measurement system. The device, known as “The Riera High-Density Non-Invasive EEG Mini-Cap,” is capable of performing electroencephalogram measurement, fMRI, and other forms of measurement simultaneously. Unlike other […]

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Anuradha Godavarty’s Hand-Held Optical Scanner Featured by Several Media Outlets

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Anuradha Godavarty, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has received tremendous recognition this past week for her patented design of a hand-held optical probe based imaging system with 3-D tracking facilities and the device’s potential impact on breast cancer imaging. The optical hand-held device is capable of 3-D tumor detection in real-time. This device has the […]

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5th Annual Graduate Research Day

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On October 23rd, the department of Biomedical Engineering at FIU hosted the 5th Annual Graduate Research Day as part of the Wallace H. Coulter Biomedical Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series. The event featured the research of several of FIU BME’s graduate students and also included lectures from Brad Fernald, FIU BME Alumnus and the Director of […]

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