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Monday, May 19th, 2014

Researcher receives $1.5 Million NIH grant to study vascular factors in Alzheimer’s disease

With help from a $1.5 million grant from the NIH, Bioengineering Department Associate Professor James Lee will continue to look for clues into the causes of Alzheimer’s.


Monday, March 3rd, 2014

New graduate certificate could give students ‘10-15 years experience’ in four courses

The inception of a new program called the Life Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship graduate certificate aims to bring together students from diverse disciplines who share a similar passion.


Monday, February 10th, 2014

Pulsed power research takes aim at brain cancer

Researchers working in the College of Engineering and the School of Medicine are finding ways for gold nanoparticles to combine with pulsed power to combat brain cancer.


Friday, December 13th, 2013

Biological patches may treat diseased blood vessels

Modified vascular tissue patches developed in a bioengineering lab at Mizzou and implanted into pigs showed better integration than existing commercially available biological patches. The results have potential to improve such material currently being used in human surgical procedures.


Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Engineers work on medical device targeted to meet surgical needs

A team of researchers aims to create an easily inserted and withdrawn device to block any debris from reaching the brain during aortic valve replacement surgery.


Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Workshop focuses on smallest parts of nuclear technology

A workshop hosted by the Center for Advanced Nuclear Technology and Micro Integrated Systems focused on some of the smallest technologies and the big impact they can have.


Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Hybrid field: healthcare, industrial engineering converge

During her visit to MU, a presenter for the Chancellor’s Distinguished Visitors Series last September, Patricia Brennan, spent some time with the College of Engineering’s industrial and manufacturing systems engineering faculty members discussing the natural pairing of their professional field with nursing.


Monday, November 19th, 2012

New research bridges the distance between traditional Chinese medicine, modern technology

In Chinese medicine, one of the steps in determining the health of a person’s body is to examine the tongue. […]


Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Coulter Foundation awards announced

In June 2011, the University of Missouri learned its proposal to work with the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation through its […]


Monday, June 18th, 2012

Researchers take aim at rapid detection of sepsis in neonates

“This research started when I was working as a postdoc at Notre Dame, where we were trying to develop a […]


Monday, June 18th, 2012

Better dental bond means fewer trips to the dentist

Clinical trials are expected to begin early this summer on a technology that aims to make visits to the dentist […]


Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Mizzou Engineering offers full-service rapid prototype facility for student, campus and outside use

Modeling and prototype development are routine components of engineering processes, facilitated in recent years by advances in rapid prototyping technologies. […]


Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Fall monitoring systems add to seniors’ independence

A new monitoring system being developed by Professor Marjorie Skubic of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and her interdisciplinary […]


Monday, April 4th, 2011

New student org targets biodesign

A small group of students with a big interest in the innovative process and potential reward of successful biodesign efforts […]


Friday, January 28th, 2011

MU protein structure prediction teams shine at international CASP9 Conference

Every protein’s unique three-dimensional structure dictates its function, yet only a fraction of the hundreds of millions of protein structures […]


Friday, July 30th, 2010

Graduate student’s cellular research garners recognition at international conference

Just one graduate student in sea of 5,000 researchers from all over the world, Jaya Ghosh made a big splash […]


Friday, July 30th, 2010

Software gift used in operating room optimization project

To describe the development of an optimization model for a hospital’s surgical operations as “challenging” is to understate its difficulty. […]


Friday, July 30th, 2010

Innovative technologies take aim at functional disabilities

A number of exciting research projects aimed at increasing independence for persons with disabilities have resulted from a collaboration between […]


Monday, June 7th, 2010

In the company of collaborators, researchers have big success with tiny particles

Shubhra Gangopadhyay’s diminutive stature belies her ferocity when it comes to finding answers and getting results, a characteristic she attributes […]


Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Cellular Secrets: New microchip charts cell chatter

Story By: Anita Neal Harrison Eavesdropping is usually seen as a bad thing, but University of Missouri Professor Kevin Gillis […]


Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Mechanical engineering grad student places first in an international ASME poster contest

Despite the fact that one of the poster session organizers at the 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition complimented […]


Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

CELDi affiliations benefit faculty, students, and maybe even you

Story by: Sarah Scully In 2008, Chinese production of the blood thinner herapin was tainted by blue ear pig disease, […]


Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Engineering graduate student studies functionality of blood vessels

Story by: Jashin Lin A video of bright, gently pulsing, irregular green stripes dimly lights up a computer screen in […]


Monday, March 2nd, 2009

Mizzou Engineering faculty member anticipates health information technology improvements

Technology that would allow hospitals throughout the nation to share electronic health records already exists and soon will be in […]


Friday, January 2nd, 2009

TigerPlace: where care and aging with dignity go hand-in-hand with technology

Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” It’s a catchphrase that has been the stuff of jokes and parodies […]


Thursday, January 1st, 2009

MU receives high marks in international protein structure prediction competition

The University of Missouri has raised its stature in the international protein modeling community with its remarkable success in the […]


Thursday, January 1st, 2009

New protein prediction software put to the test

“Bioinformatics is one of the most exciting fields in science because it is interdisciplinary—the marriage of computer science and biology, […]


Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

IMSE faculty member earns prize for best research paper

Assistant Professor Mustafa Sir, new to the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE) at the University of Missouri, […]


Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Uncovering hidden mechanisms in Alzheimer’s disease

“Alzheimer’s is a very complex disease,” observed James Lee, a University of Missouri biological engineering assistant professor, reflecting on the […]


Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Measuring phase change one cell at a time

Standing in front of the MizzouCentral stage at the Missouri State Fair this summer, microphone in hand, Gary Solbrekken worked […]