Ellis Meng and Dong Song Awarded $6 Million to Develop Polymer Brain Devices for the Research Community

Ellis Meng and Dong Song Awarded $6 Million to Develop Polymer Brain Devices for the Research Community

The BRAIN Initiative grant will allow researchers to create cutting edge polymer electrodes for better brain signal monitoring, paving the way for devices that could restore human memory.

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Lighting Up Cardiovascular Problems Using Nanoparticles

Lighting Up Cardiovascular Problems Using Nanoparticles

New nanotechnology will allow detection of blocked arteries more effectively than ever before.

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Meet the Researcher Pioneering Medical Testing Using Paper and Nail Polish

Meet the Researcher Pioneering Medical Testing Using Paper and Nail Polish

Maral Mousavi, new USC Viterbi faculty, wants to make medical diagnostics more accessible and affordable.

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Cosmos Magazine: Using Sound Waves to Target Tumors

Professor of Biomedical Engineering Qifa Zhou and his team have developed a way to use ultrasound to deliver cancer drugs directly to tumors.

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Eun Ji Chung Named as IEEE New Innovator and BMES Rising Star

Eun Ji Chung Named as IEEE New Innovator and BMES Rising Star

Chung has recently picked up the awards for her work in nanomedicine and cell and molecular bioengineering.

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Keyue Shen to Lead Ongoing Research Initiative Into Cancer Metastasis

Keyue Shen to Lead Ongoing Research Initiative Into Cancer Metastasis

The new NIH-funded project will assemble a top research team to further our understanding of why and how cancer spreads throughout the body.

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Biomedical Engineering @ USC

Welcome to the USC Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME)!
Since our early roots as an option within electrical engineering in 1963, we have maintained a longstanding tradition of advancing biomedicine through the development and application of novel engineering ideas. Our department, founded in 1976, includes over 80 primary and affiliated faculty members that conduct cutting-edge research in a wide variety of areas, including neuroengineering, biosystems and biosignal analysis, medical devices and implants, bioimaging and imaging informatics, and systems cellular-molecular bioengineering.

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Stacey Finley Featured On Talk Nerdy Podcast

Gordon S. Marshall Early Career Chair and Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Stacey Finley is the featured guest on the latest episode of Talk Nerdy podcast. Finley discusses her work with the Computational Systems Biology Laboratory at USC developing mechanistic models of biological processes. [Read more]

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Ellis Meng and Dong Song Awarded $6 Million to Develop Polymer Brain Devices for the Research Community

Ellis Meng and Dong Song Awarded $6 Million to Develop Polymer Brain Devices for the Research Community

The BRAIN Initiative grant will allow researchers to create cutting edge polymer electrodes for better brain signal monitoring, paving the way for devices that could restore human memory.

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In A Season Of Giving, This Student Start-up Is Transforming The Way We Give

In A Season Of Giving, This Student Start-up Is Transforming The Way We Give

Duet is the world’s first student-built micro-philanthropy platform designed to connect donors with refugees and local stores in a more personalized and dignified way

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