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From AABME: Big Data and Personalization in Medical Devices

From AABME: Big Data and Personalization in Medical Devices

Dr. Dawn Bardot, VP of Technology and Innovation at the Medical Device Innovation Consortium, discusses how 3D printing and data-gathering offers health care providers an opportunity to customize health care and medical devices.

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Cyborg Dragonfly Takes to the Air

Cyborg Dragonfly Takes to the Air

Researchers at Draper University have created a remote control dragonfly using a living dragonfly.

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IMECE Biomedical Track Speaker Announced: Albert Manero

IMECE Biomedical Track Speaker Announced: Albert Manero

President of Limbitless Solutions non-profit, a direct support organization for the University of Central Florida, has been announced as a Biomedical track speaker at IMECE.

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    September 25, 2017

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    October 16, 2017

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

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    October 09, 2017

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

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    July 24, 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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    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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    CALL FOR PAPERS: ASME Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy

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    July 24, 2017

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    ADVANCE Registration for IMECE 2017 Is Now Open!

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    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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    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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    How RNA Is Making Personalized Medicine a Reality

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    July 24, 2017

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    Design of Mechanical Bearings in Cardiac Assist Devices

    Up to 40 volumes are planned for this concise series, which focuses on the implementation of various engineering principles in the conception, design, development, analysis and operation of biomedical, biotechnological and nanotechnology systems and applications.

    June 26, 2017

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    Three Winners Named at the ASME ISHOW in Kenya

    The creators of three new social innovations—a device for detecting malaria, a portable science lab, and a glove that translates sign-language—were named the grand-prize winners at the recent ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) in Nairobi, Kenya.

    June 19, 2017

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  • Journals

    Check Out Bioengineering on ASME's Digital Collection!

    The ASME Digital Collection is ASME’s repository for journals, conference proceedings, and books. The collection includes an array of Bioengineering content.

    July 24, 2017

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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.

    July 24, 2017

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    Promising Prototypes to Watch in 2017

    Prototypes are pushing the field of global development technology forward as they evolve in workshops, universities, laboratories and garages. We asked our international network of experts to recommend the innovations that they believe we should keep an eye on.

    June 12, 2017

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    Foliage Gets the Blood Pumping

    Researchers from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute have created a contracting, blood pumping, leaf of spinach that may someday be used to aid and even replace failing human hearts.

    June 26, 2017

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  • Journals

    Deadline Approaching for Special Journal Issue on Biomass Energy

    The guest editors of an upcoming special issue of the ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology are currently accepting manuscripts covering the recent developments in biomass energy research. The deadline to submit a paper for the special issue is July 1.

    June 05, 2017

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    Register for SMASIS

    Adaptive Structures and Materials Systems by definition are intelligent, flexible systems that sense and respond to ever changing environments. The field has rapidly matured due to synergistic interdisciplinary efforts across universities, government, and industry.

    June 26, 2017

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    Register Now for Summer Heat Transfer Conference (SHTC)

    SHTC brings together international researchers and engineers focusing on heat and mass transfer in a variety of applications, including biotechnology. SHTC has a dedicated track biotechnology, including energy-based therapies and modeling of bioheat transfer.

    May 30, 2017

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  • Book

    Mobile Wearable Nano-Bio Health Monitoring Systems with Smartphones as Base Stations

    This book discusses the development and application of mobile wearable nano-bio health monitoring systems for telemedicine, in which nanomaterials-based biosensors are used to measure physiological signals, such as ECG, EEG, EMG and EOG.

    May 30, 2017

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  • Article

    Biobots to the Rescue

    North Carolina State researchers have developed software and hardware to allow them to use aerial drones to guide biobots, insects such as cockroaches fitted with tiny sensors, to map large, unstable areas such as voids in collapsed buildings after a disaster.

    May 30, 2017

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  • Course

    Nano-Materials in Metals

    The course explores the enhancement of metals’ mechanical and thermal properties through the infusion of various nano-materials. It discusses nano-materials, compatible metals, their mechanical and high temperature properties, and the results of published experiments.

    May 30, 2017

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    Podcast: Optimizing Drug Delivery Methods

    Dr. Katherine Ferrara, a distinguished professor of biomedical engineering at UC Davis, discusses how in vivo imaging can enhance the optimization of nanodelivery methods.

    May 30, 2017

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    April 03, 2017

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    Journal of Biomechanical Engineering

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    May 10, 2017

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    Check out the Bio and Sustainable Manufacturing Track the Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC2017)

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    March 06, 2017

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    Essentials—Bioprocessing Equipment (BPE)

    This self-study course explains how the ASME BPE standard has improved the manufacturing practices of the bioprocessing and pharmaceutical industries as a whole.

    May 01, 2017

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    Journal of Medical Devices

    This journal presents papers on medical devices that improve diagnostic interventional and therapeutic treatments, including coverage of novel devices that allow new surgical strategies, new methods of drug delivery, and more.

    November 07, 2016

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    An Artificial Heart to Beat

    A team at OSHU has developed an experimental artificial heart which, if successful, could be the first such device sufficiently compact, durable, biocompatible, and inexpensive enough to serve as a permanent replacement for failing hearts.

    March 06, 2017

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    NanoSystems for Applications in Water, Energy, Chemical and Biological Separations

    This self-study course covers the theory, fabrication, and applications of microscale and nanoscale systems. Three application areas, energy, water, and chemical and biological separations, are discussed in detail.

    March 06, 2017

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  • Proceedings

    Proceedings of the ASME 2016 5th International Conference on Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer (MNHMT 2016)—Volume 2

    Focused on state-of-the-art R&D in micro/nanoscale heat transfer, proceedings of MNHT cover topics such as micro/nanofluidics, nanofluids, biomicrofluidics, boiling, and evaporation heat transfer.

    December 05, 2016

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    Nano Aspects in the Physics of Cancer

    University of Pennsylvania’s Dr. Dennis Discher discusses how physical changes of tissues and cells contribute to cancer growth in this podcast recorded at ASME’s 2016 NEMB Conference.

    February 06, 2017

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  • Certification

    Bioprocessing Equipment Certification

    A result of widespread industry requests for standardization, the ASME BPE Certification Program is the leading standard on how to design and build equipment and systems used in the production of biopharmaceuticals.

    April 03, 2017

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    Taking Trauma Out of the Brain

    Researchers at Tel-Aviv University have shown how the brain activity behind stress and fear can be turned down with biofeedback. Thanks to them, future soldiers may be able to avoid stress-related conditions like PTSD.

    May 01, 2017

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