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5/30/17
Dandan Luo, a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering, has been awarded a prestigious fellowship from the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS). The 2017 AAPS Foundation Graduate Student Fellowship is awarded to five students on a merit basis. The award provides a $10,000 fellowship. The award recognizes students’ excellence in their academic performance and validates that their research is deemed outstanding by an expert panel of outside pharmaceutical scientists.
5/16/17
Shuai Shao, a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering, received the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Student Abroad. This prestigious international honor recognizes Shuai's impressive scholarly achievements as a doctoral student. No more than 500 young talents worldwide are granted the award each year. This honor includes a $6,000 prize and a certificate of achievement issued by the Scholarship Council of China.
8/12/16
The Department of Biomedical Engineering has been awarded accreditation from ABET - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.  ABET is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization that serves the public globally through the promotion and advancement of education in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.  ABET:
5/3/16
Published May 2, 2016
4/28/16
By Henry Davis | Buffalo News Medical Reporter | on April 25, 2016 - 7:16 PM, updated April 26, 2016 at 7:58 AM
4/14/16
On Thursday, April 7th, students who had placed within their department's poster presentations competed at the school-wide level. We are pleased to announce that our Biomedical Engineering representatives performed very strongly. Vincent Tutino won 3rd place in the poster competition.  
10/19/15

Jonathan Lovell received the Rita Schaefer Young Investigator Award at the Biomedical Engineering Society annual meeting.

4/22/15
New biotech method could lead to development of HIV vaccine, targeted cancer treatment
4/22/15
Yumiao Zhang, a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biological Engineering won the first place prize out of a field of 150 entrants for his poster presentation at the 41st Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC 2015) held in Troy, New York held April 17-19th.
4/17/15
Three graduate students took first place in UB’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC) for a biotechnology venture that offers a revolutionary new way to deliver cancer drugs.
4/3/15
The research group led by Ciprian N. Ionita and Stephen Ruden received first place for its poster presentation at the 2015 SPIE Medical Imaging conference
4/3/15
Dr. Ciprian Ionita guides a select group of BME students on an interactive tour of the Jacobs Institute and the UB Toshiba Stroke and Vascular Research Center.
1/23/15
This kind of “hypermodal” imaging would give doctors a much clearer picture of patients’ organs and tissues than a single method alone could provide. It could help medical professionals diagnose disease and identify the boundaries of tumors.  Read more
12/23/14
To examine internal organs, doctors often use a tube with light and a tiny camera attached to it. The device, called an endoscope, helps detect cancer and other illnesses. It may soon serve another purpose: zapping tumors. Learn more
12/10/14
A collaboration at the University at Buffalo between a software development company and an engineering professor is working towards creating a system which could help soldiers in the field and civilians at home. Read more
12/10/14
Just before putting on your winter coat, hat and gloves to go shovel yet another snowstorm a few years from now, you may first put on a special t-shirt which will monitor your heart and your health. Read more
11/17/14
Troops and civilians will get personalized health alerts via a wearable system that Sentient Science and the University at Buffalo are creating - Read more
7/8/14
Under development at UB, the contrast agent could provide noninvasive, real-time views of the small intestine, alllowing easier diagnosis of IBS, celiac disease and other ailments. Click for full article
6/19/14

The award honors students who have best demonstrated and been recognized for their integration of academic excellence with other aspects of their lives.

6/19/14
Eureka! Dr. Lovell explains his research in a quick interview for AtBuffalo, the magazine for alumni and friends of the State University of New York at Buffalo. Click for full article
6/19/14
The cancer treatment research of Dr. Lovell and his team has been featured on Fox News after its publication in the journal Nature Communications on April 3rd. Click to see the feature
6/19/14
 Dr. Ehrensberger is recognized for his work on Electrical Stimulation of Orthopaedic Implants for Eradication of Bacterial Biofilms. Click to watch the video
6/19/14
The University at Buffalo has broken ground on its new state-of-the-art medical school at Main and High streets in downtown Buffalo, set to open in fall 2016. Click for full article
6/19/14
The $1.9 million award will fund studies of nanoballoons that could lead to safer treatment and better understanding of the disease. Click for full article
5/30/17
Dandan Luo, a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering, has been awarded a prestigious fellowship from the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS). The 2017 AAPS Foundation Graduate Student Fellowship is awarded to five students on a merit basis. The award provides a $10,000 fellowship. The award recognizes students’ excellence in their academic performance and validates that their research is deemed outstanding by an expert panel of outside pharmaceutical scientists.
5/16/17
Shuai Shao, a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering, received the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Student Abroad. This prestigious international honor recognizes Shuai's impressive scholarly achievements as a doctoral student. No more than 500 young talents worldwide are granted the award each year. This honor includes a $6,000 prize and a certificate of achievement issued by the Scholarship Council of China.
8/12/16
The Department of Biomedical Engineering has been awarded accreditation from ABET - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.  ABET is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization that serves the public globally through the promotion and advancement of education in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.  ABET:
5/3/16
Published May 2, 2016
4/28/16
By Henry Davis | Buffalo News Medical Reporter | on April 25, 2016 - 7:16 PM, updated April 26, 2016 at 7:58 AM
4/14/16
On Thursday, April 7th, students who had placed within their department's poster presentations competed at the school-wide level. We are pleased to announce that our Biomedical Engineering representatives performed very strongly. Vincent Tutino won 3rd place in the poster competition.  
10/19/15

Jonathan Lovell received the Rita Schaefer Young Investigator Award at the Biomedical Engineering Society annual meeting.

4/22/15
New biotech method could lead to development of HIV vaccine, targeted cancer treatment
4/22/15
Yumiao Zhang, a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biological Engineering won the first place prize out of a field of 150 entrants for his poster presentation at the 41st Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC 2015) held in Troy, New York held April 17-19th.
4/17/15
Three graduate students took first place in UB’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC) for a biotechnology venture that offers a revolutionary new way to deliver cancer drugs.
4/3/15
The research group led by Ciprian N. Ionita and Stephen Ruden received first place for its poster presentation at the 2015 SPIE Medical Imaging conference
4/3/15
Dr. Ciprian Ionita guides a select group of BME students on an interactive tour of the Jacobs Institute and the UB Toshiba Stroke and Vascular Research Center.
1/23/15
This kind of “hypermodal” imaging would give doctors a much clearer picture of patients’ organs and tissues than a single method alone could provide. It could help medical professionals diagnose disease and identify the boundaries of tumors.  Read more
12/23/14
To examine internal organs, doctors often use a tube with light and a tiny camera attached to it. The device, called an endoscope, helps detect cancer and other illnesses. It may soon serve another purpose: zapping tumors. Learn more
12/10/14
A collaboration at the University at Buffalo between a software development company and an engineering professor is working towards creating a system which could help soldiers in the field and civilians at home. Read more
12/10/14
Just before putting on your winter coat, hat and gloves to go shovel yet another snowstorm a few years from now, you may first put on a special t-shirt which will monitor your heart and your health. Read more
11/17/14
Troops and civilians will get personalized health alerts via a wearable system that Sentient Science and the University at Buffalo are creating - Read more
7/8/14
Under development at UB, the contrast agent could provide noninvasive, real-time views of the small intestine, alllowing easier diagnosis of IBS, celiac disease and other ailments. Click for full article
6/19/14

The award honors students who have best demonstrated and been recognized for their integration of academic excellence with other aspects of their lives.

6/19/14
Eureka! Dr. Lovell explains his research in a quick interview for AtBuffalo, the magazine for alumni and friends of the State University of New York at Buffalo. Click for full article
6/19/14
The cancer treatment research of Dr. Lovell and his team has been featured on Fox News after its publication in the journal Nature Communications on April 3rd. Click to see the feature
6/19/14
 Dr. Ehrensberger is recognized for his work on Electrical Stimulation of Orthopaedic Implants for Eradication of Bacterial Biofilms. Click to watch the video
6/19/14
The University at Buffalo has broken ground on its new state-of-the-art medical school at Main and High streets in downtown Buffalo, set to open in fall 2016. Click for full article
6/19/14
The $1.9 million award will fund studies of nanoballoons that could lead to safer treatment and better understanding of the disease. Click for full article

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