Two BME researchers were excited to use a new 3D blood vessel-on-a-chip that they developed in Professor Christopher Chen’s (BME, MSE) lab because it provided a perfect platform for studying the effects of mechanical forces of blood flow on vessels in life-like conditions.
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2017 Collegiate Inventors Competition graduate student gold winner Ning Mao (ENG’17) won $10,000 for her invention Engineered Probiotics, an engineered […]
A common thread ties seemingly unlinked disorders like Alzheimer’s disease and type II diabetes together. This thread is known as protein aggregation and happens when proteins clump together.
Discoveries will be fueled by collaboration and a record $115 million gift By BU Today staff. Photos by Janice Checchio. Originally published on […]
By Liz Sheeley Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in the U.S. and diabetics are two to four […]
Blood vessels act as a transportation system, bringing and discarding molecules to and from each organ to keep the internal stability our bodies need.
Biomedical Engineer and Materials Science Engineer Muhammad Zaman received a disturbing call from a friend. There was trouble in Pakistan. People were dying from a mysterious illness, and all of the victims had one thing in common: they had been treated at the Punjab Institute of Cardiology.
The research of BME Assistant Professor Wilson Wong has been featured in the weekly science journal Nature . Click here […]
“Bad Medicine” in Bostonia, an article about BME Professor Muhammad Zaman’s research and production of PharmaChk, can be found here.
BME Assistant Professor Allison Dennis and her lab’s research has been featured in a recent article in BU Research. Click […]