A Super Particle to Help Stop Heart Attacks and Strokes

A Super Particle to Help Stop Heart Attacks and Strokes

Researchers in USC Viterbi’s Department of Biomedical Engineering have created a new nanoparticle that aims to prevent potentially deadly blood clots.

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Research Team in Race to Develop COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatments

Research Team in Race to Develop COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatments

Researchers in the USC Viterbi Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science are joining the global research effort to develop a viable vaccine to halt the global pandemic.

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Inventing a Stroke Rehabilitation Device in 48 Hours

Inventing a Stroke Rehabilitation Device in 48 Hours

This year’s ASBME Makeathon saw 10 student teams battling the clock to build biomedical devices to help stroke survivors recover their hand and wrist movement.

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How To Mend A Broken Heart, If You’re A Zebrafish

How To Mend A Broken Heart, If You’re A Zebrafish

Researchers at USC Viterbi designed and built a device that keeps zebrafish hearts alive longer than ever to give us insights into how to repair a broken heart

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USC News: Rafael Maarek, Dillon McKinley and Luann Raposo announced as U.S. Fulbright recipients

The biomedical engineering graduates have been awarded the prestigious Fulbright grants to enable them to travel overseas to teach or conduct research.

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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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A Super Particle to Help Stop Heart Attacks and Strokes

A Super Particle to Help Stop Heart Attacks and Strokes

Researchers in USC Viterbi’s Department of Biomedical Engineering have created a new nanoparticle that aims to prevent potentially deadly blood clots.

Read More

Research Team in Race to Develop COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatments

Research Team in Race to Develop COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatments

Researchers in the USC Viterbi Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science are joining the global research effort to develop a viable vaccine to halt the global pandemic.

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