Biomedical Engineering

Chemical Engineers as Biomedical Innovators

AIChE Webinar
Aug 7, 2013
The design of biomedical materials is rooted in principles of chemical engineering. This presentation describes the connections between chemical...

Bio-Based Materials Step into the Operating Room

September
2012
On The Horizon
Sujata K. Bhatia, M.D., P.E.
A new class of implantable medical materials — constructed from naturally derived and renewably sourced polymers — is poised to transform clinical medicine.

Engineering and Health Care

SBE Webinar
May 16, 2011
Dr. Langer discusses the involvement of engineering in health care, from the discovery of the first angiogenesis inhibitors to the development of...

Developing Cell Therapy Biomanufacturing Processes

November
2010
SBE Special Section
Jon A. Rowley
Establishing scalable technology platforms that allow for varying levels of production throughout the different stages of clinical testing can minimize process development timelines, drug-comparability risks, and — ultimately — costs.

A System Approach to Astrocytoma Progression

AIChE Annual Meeting
Nov 8, 2010
Astrocytomas are brain cancers that account for 75% of neuroepithelial tumors. Accurate diagnosis is required for adequate treatment and assessing...

Engineering Organs: Heart and Esophagus

December
2007
SBE Special Section
Buddy D. Ratner
The potential for tissue engineering to transform the practice of medicine is enormous. Chemical engineers will play important roles in this revolution.
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