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  • 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.
  • October 12, 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.
  • 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.
  • November 15, 2021
    The Katona Scholarship for Excellence in Bioengineering began in 2015, and is awarded to bioengineering seniors at Mason who show excellence across their academic performance, leadership initiatives, and career aspirations that aim to support society at large.
  • November 3, 2021
    In early high school, the chance to solve world problems in a lab appealed to junior bioengineering student Medhini Sosale.
  • October 6, 2021
    Two recent research publications authored by bioengineering professor Giorgio Ascoli appear as the cover articles in the first issue of the October edition of the scientific journal Nature.
  • September 21, 2021
    Bioengineers—like Remi Veneziano—find solutions to some of the world’s grand problems. But sometimes, it takes collaboration with scientists to find out the questions that need to be answered to properly apply and maximize these engineering