The award funding will further the biomedical engineer’s research on brain function By Jessica Colarossi Laura Lewis (BME) has been awarded a 2021 Sloan Research Fellowship, one of the most prestigious awards for early-career scientists. Lewis and BU computer scientist Alina Ene are two of 126 fellows chosen this year, and each will receive a […]
Professor Irving Bigio (ECE, BME, Physics, Medicine) was awarded the Joseph W. Goodman Book Writing Award.
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.
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.
Social media is often associated with trivial pursuits, but recent research at the Boston University College of Engineering has harnessed Twitter’s massive reach to improve a critical aspect of healthcare: how doctors and patients report adverse side effects of prescription drugs, vaccines and medical devices to regulators.