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Bioengineering Spotlight

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Class of 2019 videoProfile in Bioengineering

Melissa McCullough one of 60 Pat Tillman scholars for 2019
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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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Xinyue “Lucy” Lu, a graduate student researcher, wins BioPro Award
Research winner with check
Lu is developing a novel bio-adhesive mesh system for hernias. She proposes this new point-of-care technology to combine hydrogel adhesive and polymer surface modification, which will be part of a $3 billion industry.

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Singapogu Receives NIH R01 for Evaluating and Training Surgeons
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Dr. Joseph Singapogu receives NIH R01 for evaluating and training surgeons in suturing skills using objective metrics. SutureCoach: Examining Vascular Suturing Skills Assessment, Training, and Transfer of Training via Objective Metrics
Dr. Naren Vyavahare Receives 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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Booth’s research on implant for use after lumpectomy chosen for funding by Innovation Maturation Fund
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Dr. Brian Booth’s research on an implant for use after lumpectomy to aid breast regeneration and prevent tumor recurrence was chosen for funding by Innovation Maturation Fund, a joint effort by Prisma Health and Clemson University.

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Latour’s research on breath-test sensors to measure ammonia chosen for funding by Innovation Maturation Fund
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Dr. Bob Latour’s research on breath-test sensors to measure the ammonia concentration in kidney patients’ breath was chosen for funding by Innovation Maturation Fund, a joint effort by Prisma Health and Clemson University.

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Page Morton Hunter Distinguished Seminar Series is held on Thursdays from 3:30 - 4:30 PM in the Rhodes Annex.

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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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Mercuri named John Witherspoon Gilpin, M.D. ’82 Endowed Associate Professor of Bioengineering
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Dr. Jeremy Mercuri has been named the John Witherspoon Gilpin, M.D. ’82 Endowed Associate Professor of Bioengineering.

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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.

  • CUBEInC

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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

  • SC BioCRAFT

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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