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BME Fall 2017-2018 Newsletter

These are exciting times for biomedical engineering at GW. The formation of the department in the fall of 2014 followed by the launch of the Science and Engineering Hall in 2015, make it a unique time to study biomedical engineering in the heart of the nation’s capital. Download the Fall 2017-2018 newsletter to learn more about the departments research, faculty and students.


Shedding Light on the Matter

Anti-cancer drugs can offer hope of an effective treatment for millions of cancer patients, but they also can carry the risk of side effects, particularly cardiac side effects. Testing for these side effects is essential, but it is a lengthy and expensive process, and pharmaceutical companies are eager to find ways to speed it up and reduce costs.


Ultrasound Elasticity Imaging and Therapeutics

Elisa E. Konofagou
Columbia University
Wednesday, December 13
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
SEH, B1220