Category: Programs

BU Wins $20M for NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center

Goal is personalized heart tissue for clinical use Boston University has won a $20 million, five-year award from the National Science Foundation(NSF) to create a multi-institution Nanosystems Engineering Research Center (ERC), with the goal of synthesizing personalized heart tissue for clinical use. The grant, which is renewable for a total of 10 years and $40 million, is designed […]

Emphysema: A New Way to Predict Treatment Outcomes

Boston University researchers Professor Béla Suki (left) and TRB Fellow Jarred Mondoñedo have developed a computer model of emphysema that could help predict patient survival and quality of life following treatment.  Their model suggests that a less-invasive treatment called bronchoscopic lung volume reduction (bLVR) performs as well as, or better than, traditional lung volume reduction surgery, […]

Entrepreneur in Residence

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND YOU Monday, February 27, 2017 | 1:30-3 p.m. Photonics Colloquium Room 8 St. Mary’s Street, 9th Floor Featuring Jill Becker, Entrepreneur in Residence, BUnano, Michael Koeris, Biomedical Engineering alumnus and CEO and Founder, Sample6, and Deckard Sorensen, Founder, NBD Nanotechnologies, Inc. Boston University is part of Boston’s strong entrepreneurial community and ecosystem — […]

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BUnano Announces Call for Faculty Pilot Grants

BUnano supports all facets of nanotechnology and encourages industrial applications and translational activities by awarding research grants to BU faculty teams to seed innovative and exciting new projects that use nanotechnology to address major problems related to health, energy, materials and the environment. The goal of BUnano funded pilot grant program is to identify teams […]