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Duvall earns Society for Biomaterials Young Investigator Award

Jan. 23, 2015—Craig Duvall has received a Society for Biomaterials 2015 Young Investigator Award.

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Duvall to receive 2015 Society for Biomaterials Young Investigator Award for regenerative medicine research

Jan. 22, 2015—Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering Craig L. Duvall has received a Society for Biomaterials 2015 Young Investigator Award for his achievements in the field of biomaterials research within 10 years of receiving his doctorate.

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Engineering students’ invention may improve safety for women in India

Dec. 19, 2014—A diverse group of engineering undergrads horrified by a report of violent attacks on Indian women who were walking to toilet facilities came up with an alternative. Their project has the potential to change lives in nations where plumbing is considered a luxury.

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Coffee-ring diagnostic offers hope in poorest regions

Dec. 3, 2014—Using the same mechanism that causes evaporating coffee to leave a ring behind, an interdisciplinary team of Vanderbilt researchers is designing a simple blood test to diagnose malaria in the developing world without electricity or special training.

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‘White matter’ behaves differently in children with dyslexia

Oct. 29, 2014—Trans-institutional neuroimaging research at Vanderbilt finds that the brain may be structured differently in children with dyslexia.

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Vanderbilt students travel to Washington, D.C., for science policy event

Oct. 27, 2014—Vanderbilt students explored the opportunities and challenges of setting policy on federal issues and advocacy related to science, technology, engineering and math during a two-day immersion event last week in Washington, D.C.

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Optical imaging in drug therapy screens

Oct. 1, 2014—A non-invasive imaging tool could test potential cancer therapies quickly to personalize therapy for patients.

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Will Grissom makes problem-solving nerds look cool

Sep. 26, 2014—“I live for the problems we get to solve,” says Will Grissom, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, radiology and electrical engineering.

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BME doctoral student receives Department of Defense fellowship

Sep. 23, 2014—Oscar Ayala, a doctoral student in biomedical engineering at Vanderbilt, has been awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. The NDSEG Fellowship is sponsored and funded by the Department of Defense.

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Fukushima investigator reveals nuclear lessons for U.S.

Sep. 18, 2014—B. John Garrick, a nuclear engineer and vice-chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Committee for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants, recounted what he saw at Japan's Fukushima nuclear facility for an audience of Vanderbilt University School of Engineering professors and students on Tuesday.

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Mahadevan-Jansen elected chair of Gordon Research Conference

Aug. 22, 2014—Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected chair of the Gordon Research Conference in Lasers in Medicine and Biology.

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Factor impacts bone toughness

Jun. 16, 2014—The factor ATF4 has a role in the toughness of bone and its resistance to fracture, suggesting new therapeutic targets.

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