Kwang Oh is one of three UB faculty members to be named a recipient of the 2019 President Emeritus and Mrs. Meyerson Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring, UB’s highest honor given for undergraduate mentoring.
Biomedical engineering faculty and students from UB made several significant contributions at this year’s SPIE Medical Imaging Conference. Notably, Alex Podgorsak, a PhD student in biomedical engineering, won a Cum Laude Award for Best Student Poster Presentation.
WBFO-FM reported on Buffalo startup Garwood Medical Devices, which is working with UB’s Buffalo Institute for Genomics and Data Analytics and biomedical researchers to bring to market a medical devices which aims to reduce joint replacement infections through electrical stimulation technology.
An article on SPIE, the website for the International Society for Optics and Photonics, reports on a study noting advancements in 3D-printing patient-specific models to help doctors assess coronary artery disease. Lauren Shepard and Kelsey Sommer, both doctoral students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, were among the study’s authors.
An article on The Doctor’s Channel features a video of Ciprian “Chip” Ionita, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, and Adnan Siddiqui, professor of neurosurgery, about how 3D printing technologies are helping surgeons better prepare for complex procedures.