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When worlds conVeRge  
December 21, 2016
Engineers, designers and storytellers come together in VR
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They 3D printed hands for children in Syria; now they’re 3D printing eyewear for children in Los Angeles   
December 20, 2016
3D printed projects by students get ready to go from lab to market, including one 'Spectacles Squad'
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Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs  
November 14, 2016
Members of 17 burgeoning startups and their mentors recently met for the kickoff of the seventh annual Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition.
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Sam McBirney, Superbug Sleuth  
November 10, 2016
A USC Viterbi Ph.D. student uncovers a flaw in research on the two biggest culprits in hospital-acquired bloodstream infections—and she knows how to fix it.
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It gets ‘Real’ for USC startups  
November 10, 2016
Innovators at ‘The Real Deal @ USC’ meet their matches with Gen. David Petraeus and fellow investors
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Meet Me in Minneapolis  
November 03, 2016
Students and faculty from the USC Viterbi Department of Biomedical Engineering journeyed northeast for the 2016 BMES Annual Meeting.
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It takes a village to educate a child  
November 03, 2016
The USC Viterbi STEM Spotlight on the Department of Biomedical Engineering illuminates STEM subjects for local middle and high school students.
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What if this protein holds the key to a new dimension in cancer immunotherapy?  
October 19, 2016
Assistant Professor Stacey Finley uses mathematical modeling for her novel research on LCK protein regulation in cancer immunotherapy.
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Rosa's Choice  
October 14, 2016
A trailblazing alumna and surgeon-engineer describes how she lived in two countries and between two dreams at once
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Eva Kanso Awarded $1 Million NSF INSPIRE Grant  
September 29, 2016
AME Associate Professor Eva Kanso receives NSF INSPIRE grant to study bacteria-host interaction
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Megan McCain receives American Heart Association Faculty Award  
September 26, 2016
Megan McCain awarded 2016 AHA Scientist Development Grant
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BME PhD student Alejandra Gonzalez Calle Receives the National Science Foundation Young Professional Award  
September 07, 2016
BME PhD student Alejandra Gonzalez Calle was selected to receive the National Science Foundation Young Professional Award. Congratulations!
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BME alumna receives honor at Harvard  
September 01, 2016
Biomedical engineer Elea Medina ’09, MS ’10 has been named a 2016 Robert S. Kaplan Life Sciences Fellow at Harvard Business School.
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From High School Dropout to Engineer  
June 01, 2016
High school “dropout” comes to USC to solve today’s biomedical challenges
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A New Generation Of Engineer Leaders Rises To Grand Challenges  
May 13, 2016
Graduates at the 88th annual engineering commencement ceremony embody the spirit of innovation and global engagement
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May 13, 2016
Speakers at USC Viterbi’s master commencement ceremonies encouraged graduates to be persistent, aim high and change the world.
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2016 USC Viterbi Undergraduate Awards  
May 12, 2016
Graduating USC Viterbi students recognized for their outstanding academics, leadership and service
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Who Will Aid the Sick? Fight Air Pollution? Power Our Spacecraft?  
May 12, 2016
In case you missed it – many of these folks were donning new hoods on May 12 at the 2016 USC Viterbi Ph.D. Hooding and Awards Ceremony.
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Making Ideas Into Objects  
May 11, 2016
Lian Lash-Rosenberg, USC Viterbi graduating senior, combines her major in biomedical engineering with a minor in sculpture.
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Not in Kansas Anymore  
May 11, 2016
From Israel to Ecuador, Rome to Mexico, graduating senior Shira Bernard’s global travels fuel her love of engineering solutions.
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BME PhD Student Angelica M. Cobo Wins WiSE Merit Award  
May 04, 2016
Congratulations to BME PhD student Angelica M. Cobo! Selected from a very competitive pool of candidates, Ms. Cobo has been awarded a WiSE Merit Award for Current Doctoral Students. The award provides a $1,500 stipend for the 2016-2017 academic year.
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Talent and innovation sync at annual faculty and staff awards  
April 29, 2016
Faculty and staff gather to celebrate the best and brightest at USC Viterbi
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Just like the Academy Awards, Minus the Commercial Breaks  
April 22, 2016
The 38th annual Viterbi Awards spotlights three engineer luminaries, school’s hottest startups.
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Shark Tank, Trojan-style  
April 13, 2016
Promising USC Viterbi start-ups pitch to Gen. David Petraeus Ret. and an audience of investors as part of ongoing “Real Deal” events.
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Competing For Solutions  
April 06, 2016
A team of USC Viterbi undergraduates wins Best Overall Design Team at the UC Davis T.E.A.M. Make-a-thon.
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Doctoral candidate sheds new light on  
March 11, 2016
How one PhD student is developing technology to understand brain mechanisms underlying neurological disorders and guide their treatment
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Doing Well By Doing Good  
March 08, 2016
Teams in the Min Family Engineering Social Entrepreneurship Challenge hope to change the world through new businesses.
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An astronaut is injured in outer space, you have 30 hours  
March 03, 2016
The inaugural class of 'Makers' organizes first ever USC Makeathon to tackle NASA wicked problem
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ASBME hosts USC's first Make-a-thon  
March 01, 2016
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USC Viterbi Professors Named AIMBE Fellows for Spring  
February 02, 2016
Krishna Nayak and Scott Fraser are elected to the prestigious American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. A formal induction ceremony will be held during AIMBE’s 25th Annual Meeting at the National Academy of Sciences Great Hall in Washington, DC on April 4, 2016. Drs. Nayak and Fraser will be inducted along with 160 colleagues who make up the AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2016.
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Congratulations to USC’s MEDesign Medical Device Design Team!   
January 21, 2016
The USC MEDesign Medical Device Design Team won Best Overall Design Team at the UC Davis Biomedical Engineering T.E.A.M. Make-a-thon on January 17, 2016.
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Forging Iron (Wo)man  
December 16, 2015
A tough cowgirl’s journey from truck mechanic to biomedical engineer
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The More, The Merrier  
December 10, 2015
Two Mexican universities explore joining USC Viterbi’s iPodia Alliance.
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The Space Between  
December 07, 2015
USC Viterbi club Corpus Callosum is at the intersection of science, technology and art
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Using Ultrasound Arrays to Minimize Diagnostic Errors in Breast Cancer  
November 30, 2015
Biomedical engineer Kirk Shung is experimenting with high frequency ultrasound arrays to redefine current diagnostic procedures
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Hot tech startups in ‘Real Deal @ USC’ event  
November 12, 2015
Entrepreneurs get valuable feedback from investors including retired Gen. David Petraeus and USC President C. L. Max Nikias
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Stacey Finley Selected for Keystone Symposia Fellows Program  
November 10, 2015
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Stacey D. Finley for being selected as one of six participants for the Keystone Symposia Fellows Program! Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology organizes open, peer-reviewed conferences across a broad range of the life sciences.
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BME PhD Alumna Livia Wu Wins Award  
November 09, 2015
Livia Wu (Ph.D., 2015) received an outstanding abstract award at the recent American Conference on Pharmacometrics held in Washington, DC on Oct. 4-7, 2015 for her work on “The Impact of Ribavirin Plasma and Cellular Pharmacokinetics and Host Genetics on Anemia and Antiviral Response to Hepatitis C Treatment”.
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Bionic Hands For Syria  
October 13, 2015
USC Viterbi 3D printing club links a chain of hands from Los Angeles to Syria and Haiti by way of Baltimore
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House Calls for All  
October 07, 2015
USC students develop an app that makes immediate house calls affordable and accessible
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