Brain Development and Disorder Research Receives $1.5 Million NSF Boost

Brain Development and Disorder Research Receives $1.5 Million NSF Boost

Megan McCain, Giorgia Quadrato and Leonardo Morsut have been awarded a four year National Science Foundation grant to develop better organoids, to help us understand human brain development and disease.

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Scott Fraser Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Professor Fraser was recognized “for integrating biophysics, quantitative biology, and molecular imaging to enable unprecedented views of normal function and disease in live organisms, from embryonic development to old age.” He is the second Viterbi faculty member to be elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

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Ellis Meng Elected to IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Leadership Role

Ellis Meng Elected to IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Leadership Role

The USC Viterbi Department of Biomedical Engineering professor will take on the role of Vice President Technical Activities-Elect.

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Using Tattoo Ink to Find Cancer

Using Tattoo Ink to Find Cancer

Researchers in USC Viterbi’s Department of Biomedical Engineering have discovered how commonly used coloring agents such as tattoo inks and food dyes could help improve cancer detection.

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“Escape Velocity” Podcast Series Explores Race, Academia and STEM

“Escape Velocity” Podcast Series Explores Race, Academia and STEM

New USC Viterbi series captures the stories of Black faculty, students and academic leaders.

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Top Nanomedicine Researcher Releases Cell Biology Coloring Book for Kids

Top Nanomedicine Researcher Releases Cell Biology Coloring Book for Kids

Eun Ji Chung’s new coloring book explores the magical world of human cells, with proceeds to benefit COVID-19 efforts.

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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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Brain Development and Disorder Research Receives $1.5 Million NSF Boost

Brain Development and Disorder Research Receives $1.5 Million NSF Boost

Megan McCain, Giorgia Quadrato and Leonardo Morsut have been awarded a four year National Science Foundation grant to develop better organoids, to help us understand human brain development and disease.

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“Viterbi vs. Pandemics!”  Lecture 7: Vaccine Development

“Viterbi vs. Pandemics!” Lecture 7: Vaccine Development

Zohrab A. Kaprielian fellow in Engineering and Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Biomedical Engineering Pin Wang discussed immunology behind the COVID-19 vaccine.

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