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Bioengineering Spotlight

Dr. Simionescu wins American Heart Association award
Dr. Aggie Simionescu’s research has been chosen for an American Heart Association Institutional Research Enhancement Award for a period of two years, during which Dr. Simionescu will study mitral valve tissue engineering.

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Predicting Clinical Outcomes in TKR
Kyle Snethen, graduate student in Dr. Melinda Harman’s lab, was awarded the Dassault Systèmes Project 2017 Jury Prize. Kyle’s winning entry demonstrated that finite element modeling of patient-specific simulations could inform surgical decisions and intraoperative technology.

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Dr. Naren Vyavahare Awarded National Institutes of Health R01
The award will fund Dr. Vyavahare’s study of a theranostic approach to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, most aortic aneurysms are AAA. Although small AAA rarely rupture, AAA can grow very large without causing symptoms.

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Three Bioengineering Students Recognized by National Science Foundation
Seniors Lauren Pruett and Jacqueline Rohde were awardees in the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship competition, and graduate student Meredith Owen was selected for honorable mention.

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2017 DeFINE Program Showcase and Reception

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
USC School of Medicine
Greenville Flr. 1 Lecture Hall

Clemson Bioengineering Bulletin

Dr. Joseph Singapogu Leads NIH Project to Improve Dialysis Treatment
Dr. Joseph Singapogu has designed a simulator and a virtual mentoring system to train nurses and technicians to find a fistula and measure a needle’s motion, force, angle and location.

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The Clemson University Biomedical Engineering Innovation Center is a state-of-the art facility primarily dedicated to biomedical research and accelerated innovation. Read more



The Bioengineering Center of Regeneration and Formation of Tissues is the nation's only bioengineering COBRE center, researching methods to restore diseased tissues. Read more SC BioCRAFT

SC MedTransTech

The South Carolina Medical Translational Technology Program enables biomedical innovation through rapid translation of clinically driven technology and reinvestment of health care dollars into research. Read more