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BUnano Faculty member Ahmad (Mo) Khalil was named Dorf-Ebner Distinguished Faculty Fellow. Dr. Khalil is Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Associate Director of the Biological Design Center and Co-Director of SB2 NIH/NIGMS T32 Training Program
Calling all PhD students and MD/PhD students! BUnano fellowship applications are due May 31.
New Medical Campus center hopes to speed development of interventions and cures BU has launched a five-year translational research alliance with Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC (JJI) aimed at preventing, intercepting, and curing lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. As part of the new alliance, JJI will fund a Johnson... More
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... More
Featuring Keynote Speaker Nobel Laureate Professor Stefan Hell On May 2, 2017, BUnano held its inaugural symposium, “Nanotechnology for Imaging,” which focused on highlighting accomplishments of BUnano faculty and students, and featured keynote presentation by 2014 Nobel Prize winner for Chemistry, Professor Stefan Hell.
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, More
A new nasal test may allow patients suspected of having lung cancer to undergo a simple swab of their nose to determine if they have the disease. Avi Spira and Marc Lenburg at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that a genomic biomarker in the nasal passage can accurately determine... More