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Mapping the Heart for Future Health

Mapping the Heart for Future Health

Phenomapping is increasingly being used in cardiology research to identify groups of patients likely to respond to specific medicine.

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From AABME: Virus Shortage for Cell Therapies Creates Engineering Opportunity

From AABME: Virus Shortage for Cell Therapies Creates Engineering Opportunity

Engineering and manufacturing expertise could ease the shortage of viral vectors used for drug delivery in the booming gene therapy market.

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SAVE THE DATE: NEMB 2018

SAVE THE DATE: NEMB 2018

NEMB 2018 will be held from August 20-24 in Los Angeles. The conference will discuss the integration of engineering, materials science and nanotechnology in addressing fundamental problems in biology and medicine.

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Bioengineering

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  • AABME

    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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  • News

    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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  • Article

    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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  • Article

    Stiffing Cancer

    MIT engineers have come up with a noninvasive method to gauge a cell’s stiffness by simply observing the motion of its particles

    February 12, 2018

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  • Journal

    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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  • 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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  • Conference

    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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  • AABME

    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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  • Article

    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

    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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  • Article

    Cubic Crystals Preserve Organs

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

    December 11, 2017

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  • AABME

    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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  • Books

    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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  • Article

    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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  • AABME

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Article

    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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  • AABME

    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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  • IMECE

    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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  • AABME

    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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  • Journals

    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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  • Article

    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

    Get your ADVANCE tickets now!

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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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  • Article

    How RNA Is Making Personalized Medicine a Reality

    The Human Genome Project unlocked the secrets of our genetic code, allowing doctors to understand our DNA and risk factors. But RNA, which reflects real-time health, holds the real promise to making targeted, personalized medicine a reality.

    July 24, 2017

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  • Books

    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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  • Article

    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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  • E4C

    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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  • Article

    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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