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Bioengineering Spotlight

Britney Hudson

Class of 2019 videoProfile in Bioengineering

Melissa McCullough one of 60 Pat Tillman scholars for 2019
mccullough in lab
McCullough, staff member, student, and teacher, adds Pat Tillman Foundation awardee to her CV.
National Institutes of Health awards Clemson its first COBRE Phase III
Dr. Naren Vyavahare part of COBRE research
Dr. Naren Vyavahare is PI of this dynamic five-year award. Phase III objectives are to facilitate the transition of research core resources developed during phases I and II into sustainable state-of-the-art core facilities capable of supporting the conduct of high-caliber biomedical research and to sustain the research environment developed in the previous phases by supporting pilot research projects and career guidance and enhancement activities.

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Detecting Precancerous Changes
Grad student Slonecki
Image Credit: Clemson University School of Health Research.
Graduate student Tyler Slonecki looks at exosomes using the Leica SP8 Hyvolution microscope and discusses findings with Dr. Terri Bruce. 

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Medical Team
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On March 13, 2019, Dr. Lawrence Boyd and his team launched their product, SurgiLight at the annual meeting of the American College of Orthopedic Surgeons. 

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Three of Six Outstanding Alumni are Bioengineers!
Vertegel awarded grant
Alumni I.V. Hall and Vanessa Ellerbe Wyche were inducted into the Thomas Green Clemson Society of Engineers and Scientists. Alumna Chelsea Ex-Lubeskie was chosen for membership in Outstanding Young Alumni.

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$11M NIH grant creates musculoskeletal research center
Grant for research center
With an $11 million grant from the National Institutes of Health Center for Biomedical Research Excellence, Clemson University has launched the South Carolina Center for Translational Research Improving Musculoskeletal Health.

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Dr. Naren Vyavahare: NIH R01 to reverse vascular calcification
Vyavahare research on cardiovascular conditions
This could be the first treatment to reverse the effects of a cardiovascular condition that affects millions of patients.

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10/22 Coffee Talk – Drop-In:  Prosthetics & Orthotics Rhodes 402 3:00 pm
10/23 CECAS Spark Challenge deadline
10/25 Lunch & Learn – Dr. Larry Boyd, VP Product Development at Bioventus  Rhodes 302 12:15 pm
11/15 Town Hall Meeting – featuring Nauman Shah, Chief Strategic Customer Officer  of Johnson & Johnson  Watt Auditorium  3:00 pm
12/09 Exams begin


Potential Benefit to Thousands of Kidney Patients
Vyavahare's team have reversed kidney disease in animals
By loading a chelation drug into a nano-sized homing device, Naren Vyavahare and his team have reversed in an animal model the deadliest effects of chronic kidney disease.

Dr. Will Richardson: NIH R01 to model cardiac therapy
Simionescu awarded for research
When cardiac fibrosis progresses to heart failure, it can prove deadly.

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VentureWell Interviews Bioengineering Capstone Programs
Simionescu awarded for research
Dr. John DesJardins discussed the experiences students need to excel beyond the classroom.

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Dr. Jeoung Soo Lee awarded NIH RO1 for Nanotherapeutics research
Soo Lee awarded for research
An NIH RO1 and a patent have been awarded to Associate Professor Jeoung Soo Lee. The grant is Neuron-specific Nanotherapeutics for Spinal Cord Injury Repair. Dr. Lee’s patent is Multi-functional Particles and Methods of Using the Same.


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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 about CUBE Inc


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