Bioengineering News

  • March 1, 2023
    Carol McHugh, the academic program assistant for Mason’s Bioengineering Department, is March Employee of the Month.
  • February 27, 2023
    The George Mason University team behind has been honored for its work by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) and the Office of Data Science Strategy at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
  • December 14, 2022
    Mason researchers Jeffrey Moran in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rémi Veneziano in the Department of Bioengineering, and Monique van Hoek, a microbiologist in the School of Systems Biology, won the NBIB R21 Trailblazer award. The team will research methods to dissolve harmful biofilms.
  • December 9, 2022
    With the support of her Mason mentors, doctoral student Shrishti Singh has achieved her goal of developing a promising new technology that would allow cancer to be visualized in deep tissue and perhaps diagnosed earlier.
  • December 8, 2022
    This year, two winners were selected for the Katona Scholarship for Excellence in Bioengineering. The scholarship is awarded to George Mason bioengineering seniors  who aim to support society at large through their excellence across academic performance, leadership initiatives, and career aspirations.
  • November 28, 2022
    Associate Professor Quentin Sanders’s team is using novel techniques for inventing and improving rehabilitative and assistive technologies.
  • November 28, 2022
    Mason College of Engineering and Computing faculty are gaining insight into how our bodies handle joint pain after an injury.
  • October 20, 2022
    Siddhartha Sikdar and several colleagues from CASBBI received funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Helping to End Addiction Long-Term (HEAL) initiative to study chronic myofascial pain. The team will first develop biomarkers to study the association between muscle tissue abnormality and pain, and then conduct clinical trials to test two different interventions.
  • August 31, 2022
    Bioengineering student John Mutersbaugh shares about his experience in BESIP, a competitive internship offered through NIH for undergraduate biomedical engineering students across the U.S. who have completed their junior year of college.
  • April 12, 2022
    Bioengineering undergrad Medhini Sosale wins one of the highest rewards—the Goldwater Scholarship—in the U.S. for undergrad students interested in developing STEM research careers.
  • April 7, 2022
    Mason's Bioengineering Department reached and recognized its 10th year anniversary. Nearly 100 guests celebrated and attended the event on April 4, 2022.
  • March 17, 2022
    The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the election of Giorgio Ascoli, University Professor, in the Department of Bioengineering at George Mason University to its College of Fellows. Ascoli was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the AIMBE College of Fellows for outstanding contributions in the development of open-access resources for data science in the investigation of learning, memory, and neurodegeneration.