biomedical engineering


Summary: Application of principles and practices of engineering science to biomedical research and health care.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Design, development, and first in vivo results of an implantable ventricular assist device, MicroVad
    Wolfgang Kerkhoffs
    Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Aachen, Germany
    Artif Organs 28:904-10. 2004
  2. ncbi Microtextured materials for circulatory support devices: preliminary studies
    Conrad M Zapanta
    Division of Artificial Organs, Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    ASAIO J 52:17-23. 2006
  3. ncbi Research project: Charleston Bioengineered Kidney Project
    Vladimir Mironov
    Bioprinting Research Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Biotechnol J 1:903-5. 2006
  4. ncbi Biomedical engineering strategies for peripheral nerve repair: surgical applications, state of the art, and future challenges
    Bryan J Pfister
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, USA
    Crit Rev Biomed Eng 39:81-124. 2011
  5. ncbi Variability of a three-dimensional finite element model constructed using magnetic resonance images of a knee for joint contact stress analysis
    G Li
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston 02215, USA
    J Biomech Eng 123:341-6. 2001
  6. ncbi Biomaterials: where we have been and where we are going
    Buddy D Ratner
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Annu Rev Biomed Eng 6:41-75. 2004
  7. ncbi Regulation of cell behavior and tissue patterning by bioelectrical signals: challenges and opportunities for biomedical engineering
    Michael Levin
    Department of Biology, Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts 02155, USA
    Annu Rev Biomed Eng 14:295-323. 2012
  8. ncbi 13C metabolic flux analysis
    W Wiechert
    Department of Simulation, IMR, University of Siegen, Paul Bonatz Strasse 9 11, D 57068 Siegen, Germany
    Metab Eng 3:195-206. 2001
  9. ncbi The patellar tendon bar! Is it a necessary feature?
    N A Abu Osman
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Med Eng Phys 32:760-5. 2010
  10. pmc Considerations for reporting finite element analysis studies in biomechanics
    Ahmet Erdemir
    Computational Biomodeling Core, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Biomech 45:625-33. 2012

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  1. ncbi Design, development, and first in vivo results of an implantable ventricular assist device, MicroVad
    Wolfgang Kerkhoffs
    Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Aachen, Germany
    Artif Organs 28:904-10. 2004
    ..No end-organ dysfunction induced by long-term support could be observed, nor did the pathology reveal any evidence of thromboembolic complications...
  2. ncbi Microtextured materials for circulatory support devices: preliminary studies
    Conrad M Zapanta
    Division of Artificial Organs, Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    ASAIO J 52:17-23. 2006
    ..The results also indicate that the cavity size on the particle-cast surfaces has a significant effect on neointimal adhesion. The methods employed can be used in the design of future circulatory support devices...
  3. ncbi Research project: Charleston Bioengineered Kidney Project
    Vladimir Mironov
    Bioprinting Research Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Biotechnol J 1:903-5. 2006
    ..The potential challenges are described. Finally, the experts' opinion about the proposed project is also presented...
  4. ncbi Biomedical engineering strategies for peripheral nerve repair: surgical applications, state of the art, and future challenges
    Bryan J Pfister
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, USA
    Crit Rev Biomed Eng 39:81-124. 2011
    ..and opportunities, and substantial contributions can be made through the informed application of biomedical engineering strategies...
  5. ncbi Variability of a three-dimensional finite element model constructed using magnetic resonance images of a knee for joint contact stress analysis
    G Li
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston 02215, USA
    J Biomech Eng 123:341-6. 2001
  6. ncbi Biomaterials: where we have been and where we are going
    Buddy D Ratner
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Annu Rev Biomed Eng 6:41-75. 2004
    ..g., biological microelectromechanical systems (bioMEMs), and tissue engineering...
  7. ncbi Regulation of cell behavior and tissue patterning by bioelectrical signals: challenges and opportunities for biomedical engineering
    Michael Levin
    Department of Biology, Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts 02155, USA
    Annu Rev Biomed Eng 14:295-323. 2012
  8. ncbi 13C metabolic flux analysis
    W Wiechert
    Department of Simulation, IMR, University of Siegen, Paul Bonatz Strasse 9 11, D 57068 Siegen, Germany
    Metab Eng 3:195-206. 2001
    ..This minireview summarizes these recent developments and sketches the major practical problems. An outlook to possible future developments concludes the text...
  9. ncbi The patellar tendon bar! Is it a necessary feature?
    N A Abu Osman
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Med Eng Phys 32:760-5. 2010
  10. pmc Considerations for reporting finite element analysis studies in biomechanics
    Ahmet Erdemir
    Computational Biomodeling Core, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Biomech 45:625-33. 2012
    ..the development of complex computer models of biological structures is becoming ubiquitous for advancing biomedical engineering and clinical research...
  11. ncbi Detection of elementary flux modes in biochemical networks: a promising tool for pathway analysis and metabolic engineering
    S Schuster
    Department of Bioinformatics, Max Delbruck Centre for Molecular Medicine, Berlin Buch, Germany
    Trends Biotechnol 17:53-60. 1999
    ..This approach can be used for many biotechnological applications such as increasing the yield of a product, channelling a product into desired pathways and in functional reconstruction from genomic data...
  12. ncbi A biomedical engineering approach to mitigate the errors of prostate biopsy
    Hashim Uddin Ahmed
    Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, 4th Floor, Medical School Building, University College London, 74 Huntley Street, London WC1E 6AU, UK
    Nat Rev Urol 9:227-31. 2012
    ..By using a biomedical engineering approach, a uniform grid sampling strategy could be used to improve the detection efficiency of prostate ..
  13. ncbi Minimisation of the wall shear stress gradients in bypass grafts anastomoses using meshless CFD and genetic algorithms optimisation
    Zaher El Zahab
    Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 13:35-47. 2010
    ..The choice of an optimal anastomotic angle should be optimised to achieve a compromise between the concurrent minimisations of both the spatial WSS gradient and the temporal WSS gradient...
  14. pmc Carbon-based nanomaterials: multifunctional materials for biomedical engineering
    Chaenyung Cha
    Center for Biomedical Engineering, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States
    ACS Nano 7:2891-7. 2013
    ..These advantageous properties of CBNs are also actively investigated in several areas of biomedical engineering. This Perspective highlights different types of carbon-based nanomaterials currently used in biomedical ..
  15. ncbi Intimal hyperplasia and wall shear in arterial bypass graft distal anastomoses: an in vivo model study
    R S Keynton
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Biomech Eng 123:464-73. 2001
    ..Therefore, while not being the only factor involved, wall shear (and in particular, oscillators wall shear) appears to provide a stimulus for the development of anastomotic intimal hyperplasia...
  16. ncbi Tissue engineering of a bioartificial renal tubule assist device: in vitro transport and metabolic characteristics
    H D Humes
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, USA
    Kidney Int 55:2502-14. 1999
    ..This therapy is not complete renal replacement therapy because it does not provide active transport nor metabolic and endocrinologic functions of the kidney, which are located predominantly in the tubular elements of the kidney...
  17. ncbi Soft lithography in biology and biochemistry
    G M Whitesides
    Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Annu Rev Biomed Eng 3:335-73. 2001
    ..Self-assembled monolayers of alkanethiolates on gold are particularly easy to pattern by soft lithography, and they provide exquisite control over surface biochemistry...
  18. ncbi Extracellular matrix as a biological scaffold material: Structure and function
    Stephen F Badylak
    McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    Acta Biomater 5:1-13. 2009
  19. pmc Coronary artery bypass grafting hemodynamics and anastomosis design: a biomedical engineering review
    Dhanjoo N Ghista
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Singapore, 9 Engineering Drive 1, Block EA 03 12, Singapore 117576, Singapore
    Biomed Eng Online 12:129. 2013
    ..This invited review focuses on various endeavors made thus far to design a patency-enhancing optimized anastomotic configuration for the distal junction of CABGs. ..
  20. ncbi Microfabrication in biology and medicine
    J Voldman
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Annu Rev Biomed Eng 1:401-25. 1999
    ..Herein, we describe microfabrication technology and its application to biology and medicine. We detail several classes of advantages conferred by microfabrication and how these advantages have been used to date...
  21. ncbi On the contribution of biomedical engineering and technology to the understanding and the management of arterial hypertension
    S Ghione
    CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Facolta di Ingegneria, Pisa, Italy
    J Med Eng Technol 22:31-6. 1998
    ..For the purpose of this brief paper, we shall mainly use examples and reasonings from our own experience...
  22. pmc A student team in a University of Michigan biomedical engineering design course constructs a microfluidic bioreactor for studies of zebrafish development
    Yu chi Shen
    Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Medical School, University of Michigan, 109 Zina Pitcher Place, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2200, USA
    Zebrafish 6:201-13. 2009
    ..A seven-member undergraduate team in a biomedical engineering class designed, built, and tested a zebrafish microfluidic bioreactor applying microfluidics, an emerging ..
  23. ncbi Application of MRI and biomedical engineering in speech production study
    S R Ventura
    Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saude do Porto IPP, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 12:671-81. 2009
    ..value and application of MRI in speech production study and its relationship with engineering, namely with biomedical engineering. After vocal tract contours extraction, data were processed for 3D reconstruction culminating in model ..
  24. ncbi Altering end-to-side anastomosis junction hemodynamics: the effects of flow-splitting
    Centre for Applied Biomedical Engineering Research, Materials and Surface Science Institute, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
    Med Eng Phys 28:727-33. 2006
    ..However, locations along the artery sidewall have been identified with increased WSS. It is possible to significantly alter junction hemodynamics using a flow-splitter...
  25. ncbi Comparison of student learning in challenge-based and traditional instruction in biomedical engineering
    Taylor Martin
    Department of Curriculum and Instruction, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, D5700, Austin, TX 78712 0379, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 35:1312-23. 2007
    ..In this study, the intervention group was taught a core biomedical engineering course in biotransport following the HPL method...
  26. pmc Biomedical engineering strategies in system design space
    Michael A Savageau
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 5294, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 39:1278-95. 2011
    ..Third, two examples of nonlinear systems from different areas of biomedical engineering will be presented...
  27. ncbi Functional arteries grown in vitro
    L E Niklason
    Department of Anesthesia, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Science 284:489-93. 1999
    ..Tissue-engineered arteries were implanted in miniature swine, with patency documented up to 24 days by digital angiography...
  28. ncbi Intraperitoneal adhesions--an ongoing challenge between biomedical engineering and the life sciences
    Christoph Brochhausen
    REPAIR Lab, Institute of Pathology, University Medical Centre of the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    J Biomed Mater Res A 98:143-56. 2011
    ..Achieving this aim requires the interaction between basic research, materials science and clinical expertise...
  29. ncbi Demand for interdisciplinary laboratories for physiology research by undergraduate students in biosciences and biomedical engineering
    Kari L Clase
    Department of Industrial Technology and Bindley Bioscience Center, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Adv Physiol Educ 32:256-60. 2008
    ..Indeed, physiology laboratory courses provide an arena where biomedical engineering and bioscience students can apply knowledge from both fields while cooperating in multidisciplinary teams ..
  30. ncbi Predicting lower limb joint kinematics using wearable motion sensors
    A Findlow
    Centre for Rehabilitation and Human Performance Research, University of Salford, Salford, UK
    Gait Posture 28:120-6. 2008
    ..Whilst predictions were generally stable when sensor data was lost, it remains to be seen whether the generalised regression networks algorithm is robust for other activities such as stair climbing...
  31. ncbi Bioengineering assessment of acupuncture, part 7: heart rate variability
    Gerhard Litscher
    Research Unit of Biomedical Engineering in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM Research Center, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Crit Rev Biomed Eng 35:183-95. 2007
    ..This review article contains a short summary of scientific literature on HRV and acupuncture...
  32. ncbi Wearable sensors/systems and their impact on biomedical engineering
    Paolo Bonato
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 22:18-20. 2003
  33. ncbi A review on stereolithography and its applications in biomedical engineering
    Ferry P W Melchels
    MIRA Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, Department of Polymer Chemistry and Biomaterials, University of Twente, P O Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
    Biomaterials 31:6121-30. 2010
    ..Finally, an overview of the application of stereolithography in preparing porous structures for tissue engineering is given...
  34. ncbi 1/f neural noise reduction and spike feature extraction using a subset of informative samples
    Zhi Yang
    Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California at Santa Cruz, CA, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 39:1264-77. 2011
    ..In addition, a preliminary hardware implementation has been realized using an integrated circuit...
  35. ncbi Cell-specific targeting of nanoparticles by multivalent attachment of small molecules
    Ralph Weissleder
    Center for Molecular Imaging Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Bldg 149, 13th Street, Room 5403, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    Nat Biotechnol 23:1418-23. 2005
    ..The method and described materials could facilitate development of functional nanomaterials for applications such as differentiating cell lines, detecting distinct cellular states and targeting specific cell types...
  36. ncbi The evolution of molecular biology into systems biology
    Hans V Westerhoff
    Department of Molecular Cell Physiology, BioCentrum Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, NL 108, HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nat Biotechnol 22:1249-52. 2004
    ..We argue here that two distinct lines of inquiry in molecular biology have converged to form contemporary systems biology...
  37. ncbi Implantable biomedical microsystems for neural prostheses
    Thomas Stieglitz
    Laboratory for Biomedical Microtechnology, IMTEK Institute of Microsystem Technology, University of Freiburg, Germany
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 24:58-65. 2005
  38. ncbi ECG beat recognition using fuzzy hybrid neural network
    S Osowski
    Institute of the Theory of Electrical Engineering and Electrical Measurements, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 48:1265-71. 2001
    ..The investigations show that the method may find practical application in the recognition and classification of different type heart beats...
  39. ncbi Golden accomplishments in biomedical engineering
    Frederik Nebeker
    IEEE History Center, Piscataway, NI, USA
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 21:17-47. 2002
  40. ncbi From micro- to nanofabrication with soft materials
    S R Quake
    Department of Applied Physics, MS 128 95, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Science 290:1536-40. 2000
  41. ncbi Combining independent component analysis and backpropagation neural network for ECG beat classification
    Sung Nien Yu
    Dept of Electr Eng, Nat Chung Cheng Univ, Taiwan, ROC
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:3090-3. 2006
    ..37% under the condition that only 23 independent components were used. The results demonstrate the capability of the proposed method in the computer-aided diagnosis of heart diseases based on ECG signals...
  42. ncbi Wearable technology for biomechanics: e-textile or micromechanical sensors?
    Danilo De Rossi
    Faculty of Engineering, University of Pisa
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 29:37-43. 2010
    ..g., Kalman filters) and the development of e-textile, in which the sensing technology is directly embroidered into the garment worn by the user...
  43. ncbi Flexible technologies and smart clothing for citizen medicine, home healthcare, and disease prevention
    Fabrice Axisa
    Microcapteurs et Microsystèmes Biomédicaux, INSA Lyon, bat Leonard de Vinci, CNRS LPM, 69621 Villeurbanne, France
    IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 9:325-36. 2005
    ..Moreover, wearable devices or smart homes with exosensors are also potential solutions. All these systems can provide a safe and comfortable environment for home healthcare, illness prevention, and citizen medicine...
  44. ncbi Sitting with adjustable ischial and back supports: biomechanical changes
    Mohsen Makhsous
    Sensory Motor Performance Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1113-21; discussion 1121-2. 2003
  45. ncbi Tuneable elastomeric nanochannels for nanofluidic manipulation
    Dongeun Huh
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2200 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2099, USA
    Nat Mater 6:424-8. 2007
  46. ncbi Computational tools for isotopically instationary 13C labeling experiments under metabolic steady state conditions
    Katharina Nöh
    Department of Simulation, Faculty 11 12, University of Siegen, D 57068 Siegen, Germany
    Metab Eng 8:554-77. 2006
    ..It will be shown that although still not all fluxes are identifiable, the quality of flux estimates can be strongly improved in the instationary case. Moreover, statements about the size of some immeasurable pool sizes can be made...
  47. ncbi Biomedical engineering. A vision for the blind
    Ingrid Wickelgren
    Science 312:1124-6. 2006
  48. ncbi Surface engineering approaches to micropattern surfaces for cell-based assays
    Didier Falconnet
    BioInterfaceGroup, Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology, Department of Materials, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich, Wolfgang Pauli Strasse 10, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Biomaterials 27:3044-63. 2006
  49. ncbi The role of flow-independent viscoelasticity in the biphasic tensile and compressive responses of articular cartilage
    C Y Huang
    Department of Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Biomech Eng 123:410-7. 2001
  50. ncbi A survey of the Australasian clinical medical physics and biomedical engineering workforce
    W H Round
    Department of Engineering, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 30:13-24. 2007
    A survey of the medical physics and biomedical engineering workforce was carried out in 2006. 495 positions (equivalent to 478 equivalent full time (EFT) positions) were captured by the survey...
  51. ncbi A k-space method for large-scale models of wave propagation in tissue
    T D Mast
    Applied Research Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 48:341-54. 2001
    ..Possible extensions to the method, including representation of absorption effects, absorbing boundary conditions, elastic-wave propagation, and acoustic nonlinearity, are discussed...
  52. ncbi Introduction to bioengineering: melding of engineering and biological sciences
    Rahmat A Shoureshi
    School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Denver, East Boettcher Center 2050 East Iliff Avenue, 227, Denver, Colorado 80208, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 38:185-97, v. 2005
    ..This article discusses subspecialties in bioengineering and presents examples of projects in this discipline...
  53. ncbi A new method for optimized laser treatment by laser focus navigation and distance visualization
    Sebastian Stopp
    Department of Micro Technology and Medical Device Technology, TU Munchen, Germany
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:1738-41. 2007
    ..To avoid laser treatment beyond the laser focus a navigation concept is presented. Therewith, laser focus is visualized relative to image data of the treated bone tissue...
  54. ncbi Fractional calculus in bioengineering, part 3
    Richard L Magin
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Bioengineering, Chicago, Illinois 60607 7052, USA
    Crit Rev Biomed Eng 32:195-377. 2004
  55. ncbi Characterization of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) properties for biomedical micro/nanosystems
    Alvaro Mata
    Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, 44115
    Biomed Microdevices 7:281-93. 2005
    ..Oxygen plasma treatment decreased the contact angle of PDMS2 from 109 degrees to 60 degrees. Exposure to tissue culture media resulted in increased PDMS surface element concentrations of nitrogen and oxygen...
  56. ncbi Hydrodynamic effects of the partial opening of a trileaflet valve
    C Escobedo
    Innovamédica S A de C V, Mexico City, Mexico
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:2896-9. 2006
    ..No relationship between the thickness variability and the hydrostatic performance of the valves was found...
  57. ncbi Nanorobotics control design: a collective behavior approach for medicine
    Adriano Cavalcanti
    Computational Nanomechatronics Lab, Center for Automation in Nanobiotech, Sao Paulo SP 01540 000, Brazil
    IEEE Trans Nanobioscience 4:133-40. 2005
    ..Theoretical and practical analyses of control modeling is one important aspect that will enable rapid development in the emerging field of nanotechnology...
  58. ncbi Tetrahedral versus hexahedral finite elements in numerical modelling of the proximal femur
    A Ramos
    Departamento de Engenharia Mecanica, Universidade de Aveiro, 3810 193 Aveiro, Portugal
    Med Eng Phys 28:916-24. 2006
    ..It was not possible to correlate these findings with those observed for the realistic proximal femur simulations where no significant differences were seen using refined meshes, with more than NDOF=20,000 for hexahedral elements...
  59. ncbi Comment on "Nanorobotics control design: a collective behavior approach for medicine"
    A S G Curtis
    Centre for Cell Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    IEEE Trans Nanobioscience 4:201-2; discussion 202-3. 2005
    ..It is shown that severe problems exist for a nanorobot designed to enter tissues for therapeutic purposes when it is smaller than about 1 microm in any one of its dimensions...
  60. ncbi Things arising from electrocardiographic imaging: toward a theory of partial inverse problems
    Fred Greensite
    Dept of Radiol Sci, California Univ, Orange, CA, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:4520-3. 2006
    ..There is evidence that these theoretical results can have significant practical benefits...
  61. ncbi Computational studies of shape memory alloy behavior in biomedical applications
    Lorenza Petrini
    Dipartimento di Meccanica Strutturale, Universita di Pavia, Via Ferrata 1, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Biomech Eng 127:716-25. 2005
    ..They allow Ni-Ti devices to undergo large mechanically induced deformations and then to recover the original shape by thermal loading or simply by mechanical unloading...
  62. ncbi Biosignal processing: the pacemaker for innovations in biomedical engineering--state, developments, trends
    Hagen Malberg
    Biomed Tech (Berl) 51:39-40. 2006
  63. ncbi Review of current actuator suitability for use in medical implants
    Spencer Szczesny
    Dept for Med Inf Technol, RWTH Aachen Univ, Aachen, Germany
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:5956-9. 2006
    ..Methods of modeling and analysis are given to aid early decision-making processes for general design applications. Finally, other more complicated but attractive actuation possibilities are discussed...
  64. ncbi Ten-year NEDO BVAD development program: moving forward to the clinical arena
    Tadashi Motomura
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, Japan
    ASAIO J 52:378-85. 2006
    ..The NEDO BVAD system has completed preclinical testing. Clinical trial preparation is underway...
  65. ncbi Comparison of hydraulic and hemolytic properties of different impeller designs of an implantable rotary blood pump by computational fluid dynamics
    Arash Arvand
    Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Engineering, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Artif Organs 28:892-8. 2004
    ..Comparison of design variations yielded clear trends and results. Design C revealed the best hydraulic and hemolytic properties and was chosen as the final design for the mixed-flow rotary blood pump...
  66. ncbi Effects of carbodiimide crosslinking conditions on the physical properties of laminated intestinal submucosa
    K Billiar
    Organogenesis Inc, 150 Dan Road, Canton, Massachusetts 02021, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res 56:101-8. 2001
    ..These data provide the basis for studying the in vivo response to crosslinking conditions that will supply the requisite strength while still allowing host cell infiltration and remodeling...
  67. ncbi A durable load bearing muscle to prosthetic coupling
    David B Melvin
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0558, USA
    ASAIO J 49:314-9. 2003
    ..These findings support the aggressive pursuit of muscle powered mechanisms for artificial hearts, assist devices, and heart wall actuators...
  68. ncbi Optimizing the tensile properties of polyvinyl alcohol hydrogel for the construction of a bioprosthetic heart valve stent
    W K Wan
    Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Biomed Mater Res 63:854-61. 2002
    ..These results, in combination with other preliminary findings for biocompatibility and fatigue behavior, suggest that PVA hydrogel is a promising biomaterial for implants, catheters, and artificial skin...
  69. ncbi Calibration and validation of 6 DOFs instrumented spatial linkage for biomechanical applications. A practical approach
    Victor Sholukha
    Department of Anatomy CP 619, University of Brussels, Lennik Street 808, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Med Eng Phys 26:251-60. 2004
    ..In addition, improving the potentiometer calibration curves was less time consuming than the parametrical adjustment...
  70. pmc Assessment of hydraulic performance and biocompatibility of a MagLev centrifugal pump system designed for pediatric cardiac or cardiopulmonary support
    Kurt A Dasse
    Levitronix LLC, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    ASAIO J 53:771-7. 2007
    ..The current results substantiate the performance and biocompatibility of the PediVAS cardiac assist system and are likely to support initiation of a US clinical trial in the future...
  71. ncbi Development of a balloon volume sensor for pulsating balloon catheters
    Timothy D C Nolan
    McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    ASAIO J 50:225-33. 2004
  72. ncbi Object-oriented design tools for supramolecular devices and biomedical nanotechnology
    Stephen C Lee
    Biomedical Engineering Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1013:110-23. 2004
    ..The nested, hierarchical nature of object-oriented approaches allows treatment of devices as objects in higher-order structures, and so will facilitate concatenation of multiple devices into higher-order, higher-function nanosystems...
  73. ncbi Frequency sensitive motion control for a single joint arm model
    Hyunjoo Park
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:5416-9. 2006
    ..The control algorithm was tested on single joint elbow model with a flexor and an extensor. Results show that the combined controller reduces the overall output errors...
  74. ncbi The influence of ventilation tube design on the magnitude of stress imposed at the implant/tympanic membrane interface
    John P Vard
    Trinity Centre for Bioengineering, School of Engineering, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Med Eng Phys 30:154-63. 2008
    ..A reduced length of tube and an increased size of flange were also found to be significant for minimising membrane stress (both with P<0.001). Thus, design parameters of critical influence on optimising performance were identified...
  75. ncbi Computational and experimental evaluation of the fluid dynamics and hemocompatibility of the CentriMag blood pump
    Juntao Zhang
    Artificial Organs Laboratory, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Artif Organs 30:168-77. 2006
    ..0029 +/- 0.006) without a decrease of the pump's hydrodynamic performance (pressure head: 352 mm Hg at a flow rate of 5.0 L/min and a rotational speed of 4,000 rpm)...
  76. ncbi Engineering challenges of BioNEMS: the integration of microfluidics, micro- and nanodevices, models and external control for systems biology
    J P Wikswo
    Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education, Nashville, TN 37235, USA
    IEE Proc Nanobiotechnol 153:81-101. 2006
    ..Externally controlled nano-actuators, needed to effect changes in the biochemical, mechanical and electrical environment both outside and inside the cell, will provide a major impetus for nanoscience...
  77. ncbi Impedance characterization and modeling of electrodes for biomedical applications
    Wendy Franks
    Physical Electronics Laboratory, ETH, Zurich 8093, Zurich, Switzerland
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 52:1295-302. 2005
    ..This demonstrates the benefits of using this model in developing better understanding of the physical processes occurring at the interface in more complex, biomedically relevant situations...
  78. ncbi RTD fluxgate performance for application in magnetic label-based bioassay: preliminary results
    B Ando
    Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica Elettronica e dei Sistemi University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:5060-3. 2006
  79. ncbi Biological attachment devices: exploring nature's diversity for biomimetics
    Stanislav N Gorb
    Evolutionary Biomaterials Group, Department of Thin Films and Biosystems, Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, Heisenbergstrasse 3, Stuttgart 70569, Germany
    Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 366:1557-74. 2008
    ..Finally, we show a biomimetic potential of studies on biological attachment devices...
  80. ncbi The influence of silica on pore diameter and distribution in PLA scaffolds produced using supercritical CO2
    N J Collins
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Centre for Formulation Engineering, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston B15 2TT, UK
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 19:1497-502. 2008
    ..In addition to enabling some control over pore diameter, mineral deposition was shown to occur considerably more rapidly on the silica-modified scaffolds than on those containing no silica...
  81. ncbi Ultrananocrystalline diamond film as an optimal cell interface for biomedical applications
    Piyush Bajaj
    Birck Nanotechnology Center, Bindley Biosciences Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    Biomed Microdevices 9:787-94. 2007
  82. ncbi Membrane thickness design of implantable bio-MEMS sensors for the in-situ monitoring of blood flow
    C A Steeves
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 18:25-37. 2007
    ..The paper also examines the use of surface coatings for the design on biocompatibility and non-adhesion of blood platelets and constituents. The implications of the results are discussed for in vivo deployment of such sensor systems...
  83. ncbi Piezoelectric ink jet processing of materials for medical and biological applications
    Jan Sumerel
    Dimatix Inc, Santa Clara, CA, USA
    Biotechnol J 1:976-87. 2006
    ..Our results demonstrate that piezoelectric ink jet deposition is a powerful non-contact, non-destructive additive process for developing biosensors, cell culture systems, and other devices for medical and biological applications...
  84. ncbi A discriminant-analysis-based suction detection system for rotary blood pumps
    Antonio Ferreira
    Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:5382-5. 2006
    ..These indices are combined in a DA decision system to generate a suction alarm. The proposed system has been tested in simulations and in-vivo experimental tests and produced satisfactory results...
  85. ncbi Cobotic architecture for prosthetics
    Eeic L Faulring
    Chicago PT, LLC, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:5635-7. 2006
    ..This high dynamic range allows cobotic devices to control impedance with a high level of fidelity. In this paper, we discuss these and other motivations for using parallel cobotic transmission architecture in prosthetic devices...
  86. ncbi Biochemical reaction engineering and process development in anaerobic wastewater treatment
    Alexander Aivasidis
    Laboratory for Wastewater Management and Treatment Technologies, Department of Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Vas Sofias 12, Xanthi, 671 00 Greece
    Adv Biochem Eng Biotechnol 92:49-76. 2005
    ..Wastewater treatment is an industrial process associated with one of the largest levels of mass throughput known, and for this reason it provides a major impetus to further developments in bioprocess technology in general...
  87. ncbi Textile piezoresistive sensors for biomechanical variables monitoring
    M Pacelli
    SMARTEX s r l, Prato, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:5358-61. 2006
    ..In particular, this work focuses on the optimization of sensors performances in term of sensing properties with the final objective to go towards a mass production...
  88. ncbi Thin film nitinol covered stents: design and animal testing
    Daniel S Levi
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    ASAIO J 54:221-6. 2008
    ..Extremely low-profile covered stents can be manufactured using thin films of nitinol. Although long-term studies are needed, thin film nitinol may allow for the development of low-profile, nonthrombogenic covered stents...
  89. ncbi Centrifugal blood pump with a hydraulically-levitated impeller for a permanently implantable biventricular assist device
    Kuniyoshi Watanabe
    DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, U S A
    Artif Organs 28:556-63. 2004
    ..One exception was a right pump which was exposed to severe low flow due to the kinking of the outflow graft by the accidental pulling of the flow meter cable. Three ninety-day BVAD studies were achieved without thrombus formation...
  90. ncbi Magnetic design for the PediaFlow ventricular assist device
    Myounggyu D Noh
    Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Republic of Korea
    Artif Organs 32:127-35. 2008
    ..The results of this preliminary design optimization yielded a pump design with an overall stability margin of 15%, based on a pressure rise of 100 mm Hg at 0.5 lpm running at 16,000 rpm...
  91. ncbi In vivo performance of a muscle-powered drive system for implantable blood pumps
    Dennis R Trumble
    Cardiovascular Surgery Research, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212 4772, USA
    ASAIO J 54:227-32. 2008
    ..Further testing, however, is still needed to demonstrate the long-term stability of this drive system...
  92. ncbi Recent advances and current developments in tissue scaffolding
    Prasad K D V Yarlagadda
    School of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Medical Engineering, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Biomed Mater Eng 15:159-77. 2005
    ..The current work reviews the state of art in tissue scaffolds and focuses on permanent scaffold materials and applications with a brief overview of temporary scaffold materials and their disadvantages...
  93. ncbi Novel biodegradable films and scaffolds of chitosan blended with poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)
    Wenling Cao
    Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, State Key Laboratory of Biomembrane and Membrane Biotechnology, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
    J Biomater Sci Polym Ed 16:1379-94. 2005
    ..These advantageous properties indicate that the blended chitosan/PHB material is promising for tissue engineering applications...
  94. ncbi Ion exchanges in apatites for biomedical application
    S Cazalbou
    Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche et d Ingénierie des Matériaux CIRIMAT, UMR CNRS 5085, INPT ENSIACET, 118 route de Narbonne, 31077 Toulouse Cedex, France
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 16:405-9. 2005
    ..Such processes are involved in mineralised tissues and could be used in biomaterials for the release of active mineral species...
  95. pmc Synthesis, material properties, and biocompatibility of a novel self-cross-linkable poly(caprolactone fumarate) as an injectable tissue engineering scaffold
    Esmaiel Jabbari
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street Southwest, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Biomacromolecules 6:2503-11. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that this novel copolymer, PCLF, is an injectable, self-cross-linkable, and biocompatible macromer that may be potentially used as a scaffold for tissue engineering applications...
  96. ncbi Pectin/poly(lactide-co-glycolide) composite matrices for biomedical applications
    Linshu Liu
    ERRC, US Department of Agriculture, E 600 Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    Biomaterials 25:3201-10. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the pectin-containing matrices improved cell adhesion and proliferation when compared to plain p(LGA) matrices, as determined in vitro by osteoblast culture...
  97. ncbi Novel peptide-based biomaterial scaffolds for tissue engineering
    Todd C Holmes
    Department of Biology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Trends Biotechnol 20:16-21. 2002
    ..Novel peptide-based biomaterial scaffolds seeded with cells show promise for tissue repair and for other medical applications...
  98. ncbi Skin tissue engineering for tissue repair and regeneration
    S Geetha Priya
    Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India
    Tissue Eng Part B Rev 14:105-18. 2008
    ..The present review gives a comprehensive overview of the developments and future prospects of scaffolds as skin substitutes for tissue repair and regeneration...
  99. ncbi Non-bioengineered silk fibroin protein 3D scaffolds for potential biotechnological and tissue engineering applications
    Biman B Mandal
    Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 721302, India
    Macromol Biosci 8:807-18. 2008
    ..Results indicate nonmulberry 3D silk gland fibroin protein as an inexpensive, high-strength, slow biodegradable, biocompatible, and alternative natural biomaterial. [Figure: see text]...
  100. ncbi Porous-conductive chitosan scaffolds for tissue engineering, 1. Preparation and characterization
    Ying Wan
    School of Materials Engineering, Suzhou University, Suzhou, 215006, People s Republic of China
    Macromol Biosci 4:882-90. 2004
    ..The presence of significant phase separation was detected in non-porous PPy/chitosan scaffolds but enhanced miscibility in porous PPy/chitosan scaffolds was observed...
  101. ncbi Three-dimensional cell culture matrices: state of the art
    Jungwoo Lee
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Tissue Eng Part B Rev 14:61-86. 2008
    ..We also outline key challenges in this field and most likely directions for future development of 3D cell culture over the period of 5-10 years...

Research Grants73

    GLEN KWON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..gene, proper spatial and temporal control in the delivery of these molecules is a fundamental problem in biomedical engineering. In one promising approach for anticancer drugs called antibody-directed enzyme prodrug therapy (ADEPT), a ..
    SIMON LEVINE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Direct Brain Interface (UMDBI) research partnership is a collaboration which includes the Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurology, Surgery and ..
  3. Port wine stain treatment for infants and young children
    Guillermo Aguilar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..of photomedicine and biomedical optics required to launch a successful independent research career in biomedical engineering. The proposed studies investigate the appropriate use of yellow light emitted by pulsed dye lasers in ..
    Eric Pearlman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..faculty comprise a multi- disciplinary vision sciences research community encompassing the Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Epidemiology &Biostatistics, Molecular Biology &Microbiology, Neurosciences, Ophthalmology &..
  5. Imaging Nonlinear Absorption of Biomarkers for Improved Detection of Melanoma
    Warren S Warren; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of Laser Science of the American Physical Society), but also a professor in Chemistry, Radiology and Biomedical Engineering. In the first aim, we focus on analyzing de-identified excised moles with our new methods and with the ..
  6. Evaluation of obstructive sleep apnea with long range 3D endoscopic FDOCT
    Jun Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Co-mentor Dr. Zhongping Chen, professor of Beckman Laser Institute and biomedical engineering at University of California Irvine has an established track record in the development of optical imaging ..
  7. Heat Shock Effects on Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation in Hydrogel
    Sihong Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, the award of this pilot proposal will help to establish long term stem cell research in the Biomedical Engineering (BME) Department at the City College of New York (CCNY).
  8. Aligned Tendon or Ligament Derived Matrix Nanoscaffolds for Rotator Cuff Repair
    Dianne Little; Fiscal Year: 2013 who transitioned after earning a PhD in gastrointestinal physiology to postdoctoral training in biomedical engineering. Her immediate career development goals in the current proposal will be in biomechanics and tissue ..
  9. Real-Time Optical Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease using SFDI
    Sylvain Gioux; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Frangioni, M.D., Ph.D. Mentor Prof. Frangioni will provide specific teaching in clinical translation &biomedical engineering. He will also provide teaching in laboratory management and career development. Bruce J. Tromberg, Ph.D...
  10. Nonenzymatic glycation, bone quality, and microdamage in type 2 diabetic bone
    Eve Donnelly; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..scientists, grant writing for multiple funding agencies, and responsible conduct of research;attendance at Biomedical Engineering seminars, Bone Journal Clubs, and Metabolic Bone Disease and Endocrinology Grand Rounds/Journal Clubs;and ..
  11. Vision Sciences Training Grant
    Carol A Mason; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These faculties are in the Departments of Psychology, Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience, with 6 investigators in the Mahoney Center studying the primate visual cortex;they use ..
  12. Protein Handling By Renal Proximal Tubule Epithelial Cells
    Nicholas Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..William Fissell, a certified nephrologist and associate staff in the Cleveland Clinic's Department of Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Fissell has a strong research program in bioartificial kidney development. Dr...
  13. Nanodiagnostics and Nanotherapeutics: Building Research Ethics and Oversight
    Susan M Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project brings together top experts on nanomedicine, biomedical engineering, law, policy, and bioethics to produce the first systematic and comprehensive recommendations on how to ..
  14. NIH Director's Pioneer Award
    Karl Deisseroth; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. GE Healthcare Discovery MR750 3T MRI System
    FRANK KOROSEC; Fiscal Year: 2010, including faculty, staff, and students from the departments of Medical Physics, Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, and others...
  16. Whole-brain fluorescence and brightfield imaging at single-cell level
    Pixuan Zhou; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Carol Barnes from the McKnight Brain Institute, Dr. Ted Trouard, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, and Dr...
  17. Mechanisms and Treatment of Network Dysfunction in Alzheimer's Disease
    KEITH ALAN VOSSEL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The candidate has an MSc in biomedical engineering and an MD with clinical training in neurology and subspecialty training in behavioral neurology and ..
    David H Farb; Fiscal Year: 2013 Boston University was launched in 1991 as a training center that would meld quantitative principles of biomedical engineering (BME) with pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, and was honored in July 1997 with the award of an ..
    Theodore J Standiford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The College of Engineering trainers are appointed in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. A close relationship between a primary mentor and a co-mentor(s) with the trainee is the foundation of ..
  20. A diagnostic instrument to manage hemostasis in chronic liver disease
    Francesco Viola; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..research is a collaborative effort between HemoSonics, LLC and the University of Virginia Department of Biomedical Engineering and School of Medicine...
  21. Training in Lung Molecular and Cell Pathobiology-Phase II
    Joseph A Lasky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Biology Program and other research centers at Tulane including the Center for Gene Therapy, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Pharmacology, and thc Tulane Cancer Center...
  22. Cyclotron for PET Radiopharmaceuticals
    Jogeshwar Mukherjee; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Anatomy and Neurobiology, Neurobiology and Behavior, Biological Chemistry, Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Biomedical Engineering, Radiopharmaceutical Laboratories at UCI have been involved in using imaging methodology to study normal ..
  23. State-of-the-Art Small Animal PET/CT Instrumentation
    Richard E Carson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed system will support NIH-funded investigators in the Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Cardiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, ..
  24. Methods for modeling air pollution effects on exhaled biomarkers
    SANDRAH PROCTOR ECKEL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..period afforded by the K22 award to gain expertise in mathematical modeling of physiologic systems, from a biomedical engineering perspective, which will be necessary: a) to complete this research project and b) to extend and generalize ..
  25. Kidney Disease and Inflammation
    MARK DOUGLAS OKUSA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..various Departments and Centers including: Medicine, Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Pathology, Biomedical Engineering, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, the Cardiovascular Research Center, Center for Cell Signaling, ..
    Joseph J H Ackerman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..research groups, spanning departments of Anesthesiology, Biochemistry &Molecular Biophysics, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Cardiology, Chemistry, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Pathology, ..
  27. MSU Clinical Center Animal Facility HVAC Upgrade
    Joseph R Haywood; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..the areas of regenerative medicine, neuroscience, and infectious disease, molecular mechanisms of disease, biomedical engineering and gastroenterology /microbial ecology...
  28. Delay Discounting in Children with ADHD: Neuroimaging and Behavioral Correlates
    Keri Shiels Rosch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins University have world-class Psychology, Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, Biostatistics, and clinical departments that provide an excellent environment to facilitate my ..
    ANDRIA LEE FORD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The candidate has chosen to lead an ideal project given her background in biomedical engineering and her passion for patient-oriented stroke research at a premier academic institution...
  30. Glucose monitoring using polarized light
    Gerard L Cote; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The PI and his lab are uniquely suited to carry out this research, have expertise and over 15 years experience in optical biosensing and biomedical engineering for the design and development of this optical glucose monitor.
  31. Dimensional RDoC Modeling across the Range of Negative Mood Dysfunction
    Scott A Langenecker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Advanced modeling and stratification techniques from biomedical engineering and statistical machine learning will identify across-diagnosis subgroups that share core dimensions of ..
  32. Assessment of Corneal Fibroblast Biomechanical Behavior
    W Matthew Petroll; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..During the course of the grant, training will be provided to a total of two biomedical engineering graduate (PhD) students, two post-docs, as well as 4 summer medical students and 3 undergraduate research ..
  33. External Glaucoma Drainage Device
    Bruce Klitzman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Camras Vision, Inc. will collaborate with experts from the Surgery, Biomedical Engineering and Ophthalmology Departments at Duke University...
  34. MRI DNA Biomarkers for Neuropsychiatric Disease
    GUALBERTO RUANO; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..of mental illness, leading to two publications in 'Human Brain Mapping'and 'Annals of Biomedical Engineering'...
    Paul E Bock; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Participating departments at Vanderbilt include Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Cancer Biology, Cell &Developmental Biology, Microbiology &Immunology, Molecular Physiology &..
  36. Pharmacological Treatment of Retinal Diseases
    An interdisciplinary consortium of investigators from the Departments of Pharmacology, Ophthalmology and Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University in collaboration with the University of Cincinnati Drug Discovery Center, ..
  37. Cardiovascular System: Function, Regulation &Pharmacology
    Jeanne M Nerbonne; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The faculty derive from multiple (6) Departments (Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology and Physiology, Developmental Biology, Medicicne and Radiology) and (4) Divisions (..
  38. Nanotechnology for Minimally Invasive Cancer Detection and Resection
    Aaron M Mohs; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Training will take place in the Emory-Georgia Tech Biomedical Engineering Department under the mentorship of Dr. Shuming Nie, Ph.D...
  39. Brain Stimulation- aided Stroke Rehabilitation: Neural Mechanisms of Recovery
    Ela B Plow; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Collaborations across institutes, i.e., Lerner Research - Biomedical Engineering, Physical Medicine &Rehabilitation, Neurological and Imaging Institutes have created an ideal, multi-..
  40. Research Training in Rehabilitation for Brain Injury and Neurological Disability
    ..the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Departments of Neurology, Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering...
  41. Multimodal biophysical markers of vascular disease in hemoglobinopathies
    Lonnie K Zeltzer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..have assembled a group of skilled investigators from multiple disciplines (pain and behavioral research, biomedical engineering, cardiology, chemistry, hematology, physiology and biophysics, pulmonology, and radiology) to develop and ..
  42. Cannabinoid-based therapy and approaches to quantify pain in sickle cell disease
    Kalpna Gupta; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We expect that the multidisciplinary approach combining biochemistry, neurophysiology, pharmacology, behavior and biomedical engineering will advance the treatment of pain in SCD. (End of Abstract)
  43. Musculoskeletal Research Training Program
    Jennifer J Westendorf; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..for students and postdoctoral fellows that includes training in musculoskeletal disease, basic biology, biomedical engineering, biomechanics and epidemiology...
  44. Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials (NETT) Network Clinical Site Hubs....
    David W Wright; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..neuroradiology, radiology, neurosurgery, anesthesiology, trauma surgery, pharmacology, ethics, biomedical engineering, laboratory science, neuropsychology, neuro-ophthamology, orthopedics (spine), EMS, Industry (Banyan ..
  45. Oregon Multidisciplinary Training Program in Emergency Medicine Clinical Research
    Craig D Newgard; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..amp;Clinical Epidemiology;the Department of Public Health &Preventive Medicine;and the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Furthermore, it initiates or enhances collaborations with the Department of Anesthesiology &..
  46. Cardiac Magnetic Resonance IMaging During Arrhythmia
    Aravindan Kolandaivelu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of course work and mentored research at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Department of Biomedical Engineering. Johns Hopkins provides a stimulating research and clinical environment and has a long history of training ..
    Srini Tridandapani; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..processing and hardware design will be obtained from the Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Biomedical Engineering Departments of the Georgia Institute of Technology...
  48. Targeting eIF2alpha siRNA to alpha(v)beta(3) Integrin-bearing Tumor Cells
    Ching An Peng; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of this project, the multidisciplinary nature of this project will produce students with training in biomedical engineering, molecular biology, gene/drug delivery, and nanomedicine...
  49. Functional Architecture of Human Speech Motor Cortex
    Edward Chang; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..proposal addresses two fundamental questions at the crossroads of linguistics, systems neuroscience, and biomedical engineering: 1) How are the coordinated movements of articulation functionally represented in human speech motor ..
    NICHOLAS DAVIDSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry and Biophysics, Molecular Microbiology, Pathology and Immunology, Biomedical Engineering. Other features of this training program include the intellectual enrichment emanating from two NIH funded ..
  51. Multidisciplinary Team-Based Design Education to Create Biomedical Engineering In
    JAY RICHARD GOLDBERG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Marquette University is proposing specific enhancements to its existing undergraduate design curriculum ..
  52. An In Vitro Model of Stem Cell Innervation of Myotubes
    James J Hickman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will use nanotechnology and microelectronics in combination with biomedical engineering techniques to build this hybrid biological/non-biological system...
  53. Chitosan-based Delivery and Immunopotentiation of Cancer Vaccines
    David Zaharoff; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Recently, Dr. Zaharoff joined the faculty in the Biomedical Engineering Program at the University of Arkansas...
    Steven O Marx; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Translational Research (CTSA), Mailman School of Public Health, Genome Center, Bioinformatics, Tissue and Biomedical Engineering and numerous basic science departments and strong clinical programs, as well as the established track ..
  55. Training Grant in Trauma, Burn and Wound Healing
    Cynthia L Marcelo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..There are sixteen members of the program faculty, from the Department of Surgery, the Dental School, Biomedical Engineering, and The Muscle Physiology consortium at the University of Michigan. The faculty members are Dr. Cynthia L...
  56. Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Cooperative Multicenter Neonatal Research Network
    Ronald Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..two major Network projects that combine institutional expertise in Infectious Diseases, Medical Mycology, Biomedical Engineering, and Genetic Epidemiology, namely, Early Diagnosis of Neonatal Candidiasis and the NICHD NRN Anonymized ..
  57. Targeted theranostic microbubble vectors for transcription factor decoy delivery
    Flordeliza S Villanueva; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Accordingly, in this proposal, a unique multi-disciplinary team embodying expertise in chemical and biomedical engineering, acoustic physics, basic and clinical oncology, molecular biology, and imaging, will develop a new ..
  58. Improved Targeting and Assessment of Electrophysiology Intervention
    Henry R Halperin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This project is a partnership between the Johns Hopkins University Departments of Medicine, Radiology, and Biomedical Engineering;and industrial partners (with cost sharing): Irvine Biomedical (clinical grade catheters), Hansen Medical (..
  59. Effects of High Glucose on Bone Cell Mechanosensing, Transduction, and Signaling
    Mia M Thi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These studies will be directed by a new investigator who has a background in biomedical engineering and has begun a first faculty appointment in a Department of Orthopaedic Surgery...
  60. Cardiovascular Research Training Program (CRTP)
    MUKESH KUMAR JAIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..focuses on relating the basic approaches of molecular and cellular biology, physiology, biophysics, biomedical engineering, and imaging to mechanistic questions and problems pertinent to the cardiovascular system in health and ..
  61. Cortical Responses to Cochlear Implant Stimulation
    LUKE AARON JOHNSON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..these objectives, the pre-doctoral student will be closely mentored by two sponsors in the Dept of Biomedical Engineering and Otolaryngology - Head &Neck Surgery. A detailed plan for training and mentorship is presented...
  62. RNA Nanotechnology in Cancer Therapy
    JOHN JOSEPH ROSSI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The team includes basic scientists with strong backgrounds in biomedical engineering, chemistry, and RNA and DNA nanotechnology;cancer biologists with extensive experience in ribozyme and ..
  63. Biomarkers of Inflammation and Vaso-occlusion in Sickle Cell Disease
    David G Nathan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a team of 5 principal investigators with expertise encompassing clinical investigation, immunology, biomedical engineering and microvascular imaging...
  64. Heidelberg Spectralis OCT
    ROLAND THEODORE SMITH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The improved technology will be used by Dr. Smith in conjunction with the Department of Biomedical Engineering to improve their existing image analysis software, which quantifies drusen and geographic atrophy in color ..
  65. Core Center for Musculoskeletal Biology and Medicine
    Linda J Sandell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..between these groups and non-musculoskeletal investigators in Departments of Anatomy &Neurobiology, Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Genetics and Pediatrics, thereby significantly expanding our ..
    SIMON LEVINE; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Direct Brain Interface (UMDBI) research partnership is a collaboration which includes the Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurology, Surgery and ..
  67. Drug Screening with Nano-Porous Silicon Optical Biosensors
    LISA BONANNO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    This interdisciplinary project intends to bring a biomedical engineering approach to the field of drug abuse. The goals of the proposed research are to develop a biosensing methodology to improve drug screening diagnostics...
  68. Sustained Coronary Stenosis and Hibernating Myocardium
    RAYMOND KUDEJ; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Kudej, has completed a small animal surgery residency and PhD program in biomedical engineering and received his postdoctoral training in cardiovascular physiology at Harvard Medical School...
    Susan Blanchard; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The conference is being co-hosted by the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Division of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine at Duke University...
    KEVIN OLBRICH; Fiscal Year: 2003
    DESCRIPTION (adapted from the application) Candidate: Dr. Kevin Olbrich has a background in Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science...
  71. 2nd TMJ Bioengineering Conference
    MICHAEL DETAMORE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..ties among the previously disparate sub-communities and resulted in a recent publication in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering, we are proposing to continue the forward momentum with a natural evolution to the 2nd TMJ Bioengineering ..
  72. Histotripsy for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
    William W Roberts; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..D. (Biomedical Engineering) and Brian Fowlkes, Ph.D. (Radiology and Biomedical Engineering)...
  73. Diabetes Initiative for Applied Biomedical Engineering
    Brian Davis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Clinic Foundation (CCF) have successfully collaborated since 1998 on a doctoral program in Applied Biomedical Engineering (ABE) to groom graduate biomedical engineers for careers in industry or applied research...