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BME fall 2017-2018 newsletter

Download the fall 2017-2018 newsletter to learn more about the department's research, faculty, and students.

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GW honors BME alumnus for biomedical innovations

On October 19, Rudy Rodriguez was honored with a 2017 GW Distinguished Alumni Award for his innovations in biomedical engineering.


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.