Antibiotic resistance is a global threat that leads to more than 23,000 deaths each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Over exposure to antibiotics has long been blamed, but Assistant Professor Mary Dunlop is flipping that idea on its head, finding that bacteria can also develop resistance without being exposed to antibiotics.
Tag: biomedical engineering
Professor Paul Barbone (ME, MSE) and Professor W. Clem Karl (ECE, SE) have been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.
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.
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.
White House event announces federal, private sector collaboration By Barbara Moran, BU Today Right now, armies of microbes are wiggling, […]
Transforming Living Cells into Computers By Sara Elizabeth Cody Whether it’s artificial skin that mimics squid camouflage or an artificial […]
Recognized for contributions to bioinformatics By Michael G Seele Professor Emeritus Temple Smith (BME) has been elected a Fellow of the American […]
Computer Engineer Densmore and team aim to advance synthetic biology By Michael G Seele The rapidly growing field of synthetic […]
US News and World Report released its college and undergraduate rankings today. Compared to last year’s rank of #14, Boston University […]
2015 Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge Winners