Congrats to the Senseer student research team from the BME department! The National Academy of Inventors® (NAI) has selected the remarkable team to participate in the 2018 Student Innovation Showcase at our Seventh Annual NAI Conference at the Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection in Washington D.C. The Senseer project, formulated and developed by BME students Alex Baldwin, Trevor Hudson, and Eugene Yoon, … Read More

Congratulations to Professor Francisco Valero-Cuevas on his honorary degree from his alma mater, Swarthmore College! Valero-Cuevas received his Bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College in 1988. He will be awarded the honor at Swarthmore College’s 146th Commencement on May 27 in Swarthmore, Pa.

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dong Song who has been awarded a 2018 Young Investigator Award from the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT). Song was recognized by SBMT for his significant achievements in neural prosthetics for the hippocampal memory system. From his predictive models, Song has become a leader in input-output modeling methods; his work has been a major … Read More

Congrats to the MEDesign team sponsored by the USC Department of Biomedical Engineering on their big win at the annual UC Davis Makeathon! The event, a competition in which participants have 48 hours to design and prototype a medical device that solves a given clinical or medical problem, took place on January 12-14th, 2018. The USC Viterbi undergraduate students on the … Read More

A big congrats goes to Assistant Professor Stacey Finley on being chosen by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) as a NextGen Star. The NextGen Stars program provides an exciting opportunity to increase the visibility of early-career scientists at the AACR Annual Meeting and to support the professional development and advancement of those selected as AACR NextGen Stars. As … Read More

The USC Department of Biomedical Engineering would like to recognize Terry Sanger, M.D., Ph.D. on his recent promotion to Full Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Neurology, and Biokinesiology. Congrats, Dr. Sanger, and Fight On!

Stacey Finley Featured on ACS CrowdRise Site Stacey Finley has been awarded an American Cancer Society (ACS) research grant to develop a computer-driven model of molecules that stimulate and inhibit tumor angiogenesis. She is featured on ACS’s “Denim Day” crowdfunding website. Check out Stacey’s proposal as well as this fun initiative to raise money for cancer research!

Ellis Meng Honored as ASME  and BMES Fellow Congratulations to Professor Ellis Meng on being distinguished doubly in 2017, as both an American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Fellow and Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Fellow. Meng was selected by the ASME Committee of Past Presidents “for contributions to the field of biomedical microelectromechanical systems.” BMES selected Meng because she has … Read More

BME Students Win BMES 2017 Awards   Congratulations to BME undergraduate student Tilden Chima ’18 (L) and PhD student Jeffrey Santoso (R) for winning BMES 2017 travel awards. Chima is a 2017 BMES-NSBE Travel Awardee and Santoso is a 2017 BMES Career Development Awardee. Awesome job, both!!