In 2012, a cluster of people in Lahore, Pakistan, started dying inexplicably. Most were mid- to low-income patients who had received free medicine at the Punjab Institute of Cardiology. Within a week, over 200 people died. An investigation found that the patients’ high blood pressure medication had been contaminated with similar-looking antimalarial ingredients.
Category: BME Spotlight Faculty
Assistant Professor Wilson Wong (BME) is the 2018 recipient of the ACS Synthetic Biology Young Investigator Award.
Technology Development is pleased to announce the winners for the 9th annual Ignition Awards. The Ignition Program includes two separate […]
To recognize their contributions to engineering and society, Professor Xin Zhang (ME, ECE, BME, MSE) is the recipient of this year’s Charles DeLisi Award and Lecture, and Assistant Professor Wilson Wong (BME) has received the Early Career Excellence Award.
A recent BU Today article has been published featuring the work of both a BME Professor and ENG students. Click […]
There are nearly one million Syrian refugees in Lebanon, and about 350,000 of them make their temporary home in the Bekaa Valley. Just outside Zahle, the valley’s largest city, tens of thousands live in shelters made of wood, plastic sheets, and corrugated iron.
Associate Professor Douglas Densmore (ECE, BME), doctoral student Luis Ortiz (MCBB), Research Fellow Marilene Pavan (ECE), and software engineers Josh Timmons and Lloyd McCarthy from Lattice Automation (a software company Densmore co-founded) have demonstrated the usefulness of an automated pipetting robot paired with a novel software tool through a Journal of Visualized Experiments video.
Assistant Professor Wilson Wong’s (BME) research has been chosen by STAT, a Boston-based, health-and-science-focused news website, to participate in its bracket of scientific research projects called STAT Madness.
Our dear colleague and friend Herb Voigt passed away suddenly on Thursday, January 25. Herb was one of the first […]
Professor David Boas (BME, ECE), Professor Selim Ünlü (ECE, MSE), and Associate Professor Luca Dal Negro (ECE, MSE, Physics) have been elected as Fellows of The Optical Society (OSA).