Long-term HIV treatment, known as antiretroviral therapy, has dramatically changed the quality of life and longevity of infected and at-risk patients. More
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. More
Biomedical Engineering Assistant Professor Darren Roblyer has had his incredible research published in a very intriguing article by BU Today. Click here to view the full content.
Biomedical Engineering Professor Muhammad Zaman has been recently featured in ASEE Prism! To see more and find out more about this publication, please click here.
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. More
by Liz Sheeley Assistant Professor Mary Dunlop (BME) is the 2017 recipient of the ACS Synthetic Biology Young Investigator Award. The award recognizes the contributions of scientists who have made a major impact on the field of synthetic biology, early on in their careers. “It is a great honor to receive the ACS... More
Blood vessels act as a transportation system, bringing and discarding molecules to and from each organ to keep the internal stability our bodies need. More
Creative Minds: Rapid Testing for Antibiotic Resistance By Dr. Francis Collins, Director, NIH | Originally posted on NIH Director's Blog The term “freeze-dried” may bring to mind those handy MREs (Meals Ready to Eat) consumed by legions of soldiers, astronauts, and outdoor adventurers. But if one young innovator has his way, a test... More
By Michael Seele Efforts to understand the workings of the human brain have taken quantum leaps forward in recent years as researchers have developed non-invasive, light-based methods to observe its functioning in real time. Now, the College of Engineering is capitalizing on Boston University’s interdisciplinary expertise in neuroscience and photonics to... More
Matthew Barber, the Director of the Biomedical Engineering Department has won the prestigious John S. Perkins Award for Distinguished Service. This award is given annually to Boston University staff members that have demonstrated both outstanding and honorable service to the University community. Matthew Barber is invaluable to the BME community and... More