UVA BIOMEDICAL NEWS

  • Summer Workshop to Determine Cell-to-Cell Variability

    Summer Workshop to Determine Cell-to-Cell Variability

    • BME
    • April 19, 2016

    Determining meaningful variability among cells is a common goal of researchers in virtually every area of medical research. For instance, investigators who can pinpoint significant differences among tumor cells have the basis for explaining why some cells respond to a medication and others don’t. Over the last decade, Associate Professor Kevin Janes has been working

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  • Shayn Peirce-Cottler is a Pioneer of Agent-based Modeling

    Shayn Peirce-Cottler is a Pioneer of Agent-based Modeling

    • BME
    • April 19, 2016

    Professor Shayn Peirce-Cottler fashions virtual worlds that grow and develop over time.  Like a video game designer, she uses preset rules that govern the interaction of actors and their environment. Alter the environment or modify the character of an individual actor, and the outcomes change. Of course, game designers are free to create their own

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  • Bringing UVA MRI Technology to the World

    Bringing UVA MRI Technology to the World

    • BME
    • April 19, 2016

    John Mugler, Craig Meyer, and Fred Epstein have developed MRI technology that has been commercialized or distributed by Siemens AG—the result is better clinical care around the world every day.

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  • Alumnus Takes “IDEAS” to Elon

    Alumnus Takes “IDEAS” to Elon

    When Chris Arena (BME ’08) was an undergraduate, he particularly enjoyed the hands-on teamwork he encountered in Associate Professor Timothy Allen’s IDEAS Lab, the integrative design and experimental analysis course for U.Va.’s third-year biomedical engineering majors.  Now as an assistant professor of engineering in Elon University’s Dual-Degree Engineering Program, Arena is adapting topics and techniques

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