The American Cancer Society reports that approximately 25,000 people will die from leukemia this year. Patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) are difficult to treat and have poor prognostic outlooks, despite advances in treatments. ALL also is the most common cause of cancer-related deaths in children. Bret Ulery, an assistant professor in the Department of […]
One day, soldiers could cool down on the military battlefield — preventing heat stroke or exhaustion — by using “wearable air conditioning,” an on-skin device designed by engineers at the University of Missouri. The device includes numerous human health care applications such as the ability to monitor blood pressure, electrical activity of the heart and […]
It is well-known that a lack of physical activity can cause bone loss or fractures in elderly people, bedridden patients or even sedentary youth. That’s because bone mass is regulated, in part, by mechanical stimuli. Similar to muscles, bones add mass when they are mechanically loaded via physical activity but will lose mass if immobilized […]
Heather Hunt, an associate professor in Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering Department in the the College of Engineering, took home the Adelle F. Robertson Emerging Professional Continuing Educator Award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA). Dr. Hunt was on site to accept the award. Dr. Hunt has become an advocate for online […]
The gift from College of Engineering alumnus Jim Fitterling is one of the first major gifts from an individual donor for the NextGen Precision Health Institute, the capital priority for Mizzou.
MU receives nearly $4 million from National Institutes of Health to commercialize biomedical discoveries
NIH awarded MU nearly $4 million to lead a consortium of Midwestern universities to collaborate on turning biomedical discoveries into marketable products.
Fifth-year Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering doctoral candidate Janae Bradley recently earned the 2019 Dr. Donald M. Suggs Dissertation Support Fellowship.