BME News

Lewis Garners a McKnight Award

The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience has selected Assistant Professor Laura Lewis (BME) as one of seven neuroscientists to receive the 2021 McKnight Scholar Award. The McKnight awards are granted to young scientists who are in the early stages of establishing their own independent laboratories and research careers and who have... More

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From the Dalkon Shield to Britney Spears’ IUD: Why Diverse Teams Need to Be Involved in Contraceptive Design

When the people who are the main users of a technology are not consulted in the design phase of that technology, the results for the end users are subpar and sometimes outright harmful. More

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Photoacoustic Stimulation with Single-Neuron Precision Developed by a BU Team

By Caroline Amato An article by a BU team entitled “Non-genetic Photoacoustic Stimulation of Single Neurons” will appear in Light: Science & Applications. This research is led by Professors Chen Yang (ECE, Chem, MSE) and Ji-Xin Cheng (ECE, BME, MSE) in collaboration with Professor John White (BME) and Professor Heng-Ye Man... More

Xin Zhang on WSJ’s The Future of Everything Podcast

As a researcher on top sound reduction, BU Professor Xin Zhang explains practical applications and real-life solutions of her work. More

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Professor Ji-Xin Cheng and Coworkers Published in Nature Communications

By Caroline Amato BU researchers reported an ultrafast fingerprint-stimulated Raman spectroscopic imaging platform, with broad applications to cancer metabolism, brain mapping, and biofuel production, in Nature Communications on May 24th, 2021.  This work was funded by grants from the Department of Energy and the NIH.  ECE Professors Ji-Xin Cheng and Lei Tian... More

3 BME Professors Elected to IAMBE

Congratulations to BU BME Professors Chris Chen, Joyce Wong and Mark Grinstaff on being elected 2021 Fellows of The International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering. More

Paschalidis Shares Health Data Findings in DeLisi Lecture

Professor Yannis Paschalidis (ECE, BME, SE) discussed data-driven reasoning—which he calls “the backbone of engineering systems”—and predictive health analytics as he delivered the Charles DeLisi Distinguished Lecture May 6 to an online audience of about 100 members of the Boston University community. The DeLisi Award and Lecture honors a senior faculty... More

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