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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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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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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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Francisco and Leonardo

Francisco and Leonardo

Professor of Biomedical Engineering Francisco Valero-Cuevas takes inspiration from one of the greats of art and science.

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The Mathematical Oncology Blog: Mathematical Oncology Takes Root at USC Viterbi

Gordon S. Marshall Early Career Chair Stacey Finley discusses her newly-established Center for Computational Modeling of Cancer.

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DJ Turned Scientist Works to Reverse Engineer Depression, PTSD and Drug Addiction

DJ Turned Scientist Works to Reverse Engineer Depression, PTSD and Drug Addiction

USC Viterbi’s Jennifer Treweek witnessed too many people suffering from drug addiction, PTSD and depression around her, so she dedicated her life to eradicating their deadly effects

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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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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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Ellis Meng Wins IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award

Ellis Meng Wins IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award

Meng has been recognized for her career achievements in the field of biomedical microelectromechanical sensors.

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