Bringing Hope to Ben
On a lifelong mission to help a childhood friend, Tim O’Shea is working on a new way to repair spinal cords By Patrick L. Kennedy Ben Harvey was an active fifteen-year-old. He was a rower, a swimmer—one of the fastest in the state of Queensland, Australia. And especially, he played rugby. In his hometown of […]
BU Researchers Receive over $1 Million Each in Funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Furthering dynamic imaging research.
Seeing a Way to Combat Cancer
In the fight to treat ovarian cancer, innovative chemical imaging techniques developed by Professor Ji-Xin Cheng (ECE, BME, MSE) are fast becoming valuable tools, as reported in two high-impact journals in the space of two months.
Bionic Pancreas Better for Managing Type 1 Diabetes
Your pancreas is like a little digestive engine, working hard to keep your body fueled and running. Just six inches long, it’s responsible for turning lunch into the energy that gets you through the afternoon and making sure your blood sugars stay balanced.
Nia Earns NIH Award for Ground-Breaking Lung Research Technology
Assistant Professor Hadi Nia (BME, MSE) has earned the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award. Granting him nearly $2.5 million, the award will empower Nia to pursue novel models and tools to image the lung in real time and at cellular resolution. He will probe the links between the physics, biology, and […]
PRISM highlights ENG’s Pioneering Data Science Curriculum
As the data revolution transforms industry and society, engineering schools are rethinking the basics.
The Blurring Line Between Biology and Technology
With Keck Funding, BU-UCI Team to Study Cell Signaling
Runyon Grant for Study of Tumor “Design Principles”
Klumpe has won a fellowship from the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation to figure out how cells aggregate into tumors.
Studying the biomechanics of voice disorders
By Gina Mantica, Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering Voice disorders don’t just change how a person sounds when they speak; they can also cause pain and impact a person’s wellbeing. Studying voice disorders in patients provides researchers with a snapshot of what’s happening during speech, whereas modeling can provide […]