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5 Innovative Medical Technologies for 2018, Part 1

5 Innovative Medical Technologies for 2018, Part 1

ASME.org brings you the latest technologies for personal fitness, wellness, and health monitoring from the Consumer Electronics Show.

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From AABME: The Challenges and Promise of Cell Therapy Production

From AABME: The Challenges and Promise of Cell Therapy Production

Dr. Patrick Hanley, assistant research professor of pediatrics in the Center for Cancer and Immunology research at the Children’s Research Institute on the new developments in the design and manufacturing for T cell therapies.

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ME Magazine: The Model of Good Health

ME Magazine: The Model of Good Health

Medical device makers are putting advanced modeling, simulation, and analysis software to use in innovative ways, including creating models of the human anatomy that can be used to test new technologies.

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    Mechanical Engineers Help Stop Breast Cancer

    Researchers at Stanford University and other organizations are studying the role mechanics play in the spread of breast cancer.

    April 09, 2018

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    From AABME: Engineering Consortium Focuses on Cell Therapy Production

    Georgia Tech Engineers created an organization to develop standards and production processes designed to mass produce life-saving cell-based therapeutics at affordable prices. 

    April 02, 2018

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    ASME Joins the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute

    ASME recently joined the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI), a coalition of more than 100 organizations seeking to further the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine to deliver therapies to patients in need.

    April 09, 2018

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    VIDEO: Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy

    Serves as a unique publishing forum for the international community of engineers, scientists and medical researchers with a shared vision to use knowledge from mechanical engineering as well as other engineering and scientific disciplines.

    April 09, 2018

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    Technology Advisory Panels Help ASME Gain Market Insight

    In December and January, thought leaders from the fields of robotics and bioengineering convened at ASME Headquarters in New York for two Technology Advisory Panel (TAP) meetings.

    March 12, 2018

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    Assistive Devices in Low-Income Countries: Adaptability and Recent Innovations

    Engineering for Change conducted an interview with Angela Kohama, at Handicap International, to determine the state of assistive technology in low-income countries.

    March 12, 2018

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    Latest Book in the Biomedical and Nanomedical Technologies Series

    The authors report the current advancement in high frequency piezoelectric crystal micromachined ultrasound transducers and arrays and their biomedical applications.

    March 12, 2018

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  • Join Your Colleagues in the Bioengineering Division!

    Bioengineering Division (BED) is focused on the application of mechanical engineering knowledge, skills and principles from conception to the design, development, analysis and operation of biomechanical systems.

    March 12, 2018

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    Collaborate with AABME

    AABME brings together key players in the biomedical engineering arena—from biologists to engineers and scientists. There are countless ways that participation in AABME enables biomedical innovation that can advance human health.

    February 12, 2018

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    Special Journal Issue Focuses on the Future of Musculoskeletal Biomechanics

    The ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering recently published a special issue, “Spotlight on the Future of Musculoskeletal Biomechanics: Frontiers and Challenges in Musculoskeletal Biomechanics."

    February 12, 2018

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    Putting Skin in the Game

    This “skin on a chip” bioreactor can help researchers study and treat keloid disease and other forms of extreme scarring.

    February 12, 2018

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    DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Papers, ASME Journal of Medical Devices

    The ASME Journal of Medical Devices is currently seeking submissions for a special issue, “Biomimetic Medical Devices: Microfluidics, MEMS, and NEMS.” The deadline to submit papers for the special issue has been extended to March 1, 2018.

    November 27, 2017

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    From AABME: A Surgical Robot with Big Ambitions

    Based on the mechanism that manipulates professional flight simulators, a new robot could help surgeons realign the largest bone in the body.

    March 12, 2018

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  • ME Magazine

    ME Magazine: Does Silicon Valley Have Enough Mechanical Engineers?

    The internet of things promises a world of digitally connected physical objects. But do tech firms have enough mechanical engineering talent to make it happen?

    January 02, 2018

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    SAVE THE DATE: ASME 2018 V&V

    Practicing experts in diverse disciplines will be invited to submit abstracts on this emerging field. Share your expertise and leadership, gain recognition, and showcase your organization’s work by presenting at this leading conference in this rapidly evolving area.

    November 13, 2017

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    From AABME: Nanoparticles Help Antibiotics Kill Resistant Bacteria

    Light-activated nanoparticles make existing antibiotics more effective against heavily antibiotic-resistant microbes. Research is giving new life to existing drugs that lose their effectiveness against them.

    January 16, 2018

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    Robotic Surgery Without the Robot

    A new surgical device precisely translates the movements of a surgeon’s hand and arm to perform surgery within a patient’s body at very low cost

    December 18, 2017

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    Video: Bioengineering Bionics

    After losing his own legs in an accident, Dr. Hugh Herr of MIT moved into the area of prosthetics, eventually creating powered foot-ankle prostheses with multiple tendon-like actuators controlled by multiple onboard computers.

    January 16, 2018

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    Cubic Crystals Preserve Organs

    Nanoscale cubic crystals could offer a better way to ship research materials.

    December 11, 2017

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    From AABME: Pancreas Cell Implant Aims to Eliminate Insulin Injections

    Encellin is working to eliminate insulin injections for diabetic patients with an insulin-producing implant containing live cells.

    December 11, 2017

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  • Fellowship

    Apply for a 2018-2019 ASME Congressional Fellowship in Bioengineering!

    Congressional fellows participate directly in the lawmaking process and learn how the federal government operates. Applications are accepted from September 15, 2017 – January 31, 2018.

    August 07, 2017

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  • Courses

    Online Course: Fundamentals of Nanometrology

    This course explores the enhancement of mechanical and thermal properties of metals through the infusion of various nano-materials. 

    December 11, 2017

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    New Book from the Biomedical and Nanomedical Technologies – Concise Monograph Series (BNT)

    In this monograph, the authors reports the current advancement in high frequency piezoelectric crystal micromachined ultrasound transducers and arrays and their biomedical applications.

    November 13, 2017

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    Chic Prosthetics

    Danielle Clode, a New Zealander and product designer living in London, sees the artificial limb as an all-too-human means of self-expression, reflecting one’s personality.

    October 16, 2017

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    From AABME: Innovations in Knee and Hip Replacements

    Patricia Franklin, Professor of Clinical Research with the University of Massachusetts, talks about recent developments in joint care, with particular attention to knee and hip replacements, which affect millions each year.

    October 16, 2017

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    CALL FOR PAPERS: ASME Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy

    ASME Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy seeks to bridge the gap between engineers and non-engineers and translate engineering knowledge into clinical applications, to accelerate biomedical innovation, trial and commercialization.

    July 24, 2017

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  • IMECE

    COUNTDOWN TO IMECE! Top 5 Reasons to Attend IMECE: Hear from Experts and Industry Leaders

    3D printing pioneer Chuck Hull kicks off the program by bringing the audience through the journey of additive manufacturing from the 80s through cutting-edge innovations today.

    September 25, 2017

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    Finding the Heat in Brain Surgery

    A new tool may set the stage for less invasive surgery for brain tumors.

    October 16, 2017

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    From AABME: New White Paper Available: Nanotechnology’s Potential to Transform Organ Transplantation

    Nanotechnology has been identified as a key platform that can lead to advances in organ banking and transplantation. Learn how nanotechnology will play a pivotal role in organ preservation and transplantation in the coming years.

    October 09, 2017

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    COUNTDOWN TO IMECE! Top 5 Reasons to Attend IMECE #1

    Mechanical engineers don’t follow one pathway, so our program gives you the flexibility to attend sessions most relevant to your interests. At IMECE, you can choose your own technical program adventure that extends beyond one topic to include several areas of focus.

    September 11, 2017

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  • Article

    Remote Health Care Is the Future of Medicine

    Thanks to remote monitoring technologies, doctors and patients are connected like never before, leading to better care, better outcomes, and better health. But the improvements are not across the board and access to these new technologies is not evenly distributed.

    September 05, 2017

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    From AABME: Revolutionary Liquid Biopsies Can Find the Cells that Matter Most

    Cancer is notoriously sneaky. But, for more than 1.5 million new patients a year, there might finally be a way to detect and treat this devastating disease before it’s too late.

    September 18, 2017

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    Check Out the Latest Issue of the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering

    The Journal of Biomechanical Engineering reports research results involving the application of mechanical engineering principles to the improvement of human health.

    September 18, 2017

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    Study Targets the Effects of Space Travel on Muscles

    Muscle atrophy creates challenges for astronauts in space, and when they return to Earth. A study by a team at The Ohio State University team looks at how a substance called RNAlater may help provide a solution.

    August 21, 2017

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  • Journals

    CALL FOR PAPERS: ASME Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy

    ASME Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy seeks to bridge the gap between engineers and non-engineers and translate engineering knowledge into clinical applications, to accelerate biomedical innovation, trial and commercialization.

    July 24, 2017

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  • Conference

    ADVANCE Registration for IMECE 2017 Is Now Open!

    ADVANCE registration is open! Check out the biomedical and technology track, focusing on the implementation of various engineering principles in the conception, design, development, analysis and operation of biomedical and biotechnological systems and applications.

    August 21, 2017

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  • Fellowship

    Apply for a 2018-2019 ASME Congressional Fellowship in Bioengineering!

    Congressional fellows participate directly in the lawmaking process and learn how the federal government operates. Applications are accepted from September 15, 2017 – January 31, 2018.

    August 07, 2017

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  • Books

    Bioprocessing Piping and Equipment Design - A Companion Guide for the ASME BPE Standard

    This is a companion guide to the ASME Bioprocessing Piping and Equipment (BPE) Standard and explains what lies behind many of the requirements and recommendations within that industry standard.

    August 21, 2017

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