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News and Notes November/December 2018
6 Pediatric Device Innovators Awarded a Total of $150K at Children’s National 6th Annual Pediatric Device Symposium
Six companies presenting innovative medical devices that address significant unmet needs in pediatric healthcare were awarded a total of $150,000 in grants yesterday in Philadelphia, Penn. at the Sixth Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium organized by the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at... Read more
News and Notes July/August 2018
Call for Pediatric Cardiovascular Devices: $100K Competition Now Accepting Proposals
Children’s National Health System is now accepting proposals for its annual “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition. New this year, the competition is focused on pediatric cardiovascular devices to address a significant unmet need for children. The competition... Read more
News and Notes November/December 2016
Brain and Circuits Take the Focus at BioCAS2016
The 12th IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS) took place in Shanghai, China, in October 2016. Serving as a premier international forum for researchers and engineers to present their state-of-the-art multidisciplinary research and development activities at the frontiers of... Read more
News and Notes November/December 2016
Tackling Healthcare Challenges in the United Arab Emirates
Above: Panelists and moderators at the IEEE Life Sciences Grand Challenge Conference held in Abu Dhabi in early 2016. The United Arab Emirates is dealing with many of the same healthcare challenges faced in other regions of the world, including problems with... Read more
News and Notes September/October 2015
Pediatric Medical Device Innovators Win $100K in Awards
Two pediatric medical device innovators, AventaMed of Cork, Ireland and Prospiria, Inc. of Galveston, Texas, were selected from eight finalists to each receive a $50,000 award in the annual competition held by the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health... Read more
News and Notes March/April 2015
Two Day IIT Workshop on Histopathology Features Eminent Scientists in Medical Imaging
A two day interdisciplinary workshop on Achieving In situ Functional Histopathology (AifH 2015) was held in March at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India. The workshop showcased invited lectures from eminent academicians, clinicians and inventors in the field... Read more
News and Notes January/February 2015
MedImage 2014 at the 9th Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing
The 3rd edition of the day-long workshop MedImage 2014 was held December 2014 at the 9th Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing (ICVGIP) organized at the Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc), Bangalore, India. The workshop showcased work-in-progress,... Read more
News and Notes September/October 2014
How We Should Be Teaching Math
If you’ve ever wondered why science and math education lag in the United States, EMBS Executive Committee Member Barbara Oakley, has an idea. In part, it’s because students are never allowed a true mastery of science, technology, engineering and math... Read more
News and Notes May/June 2014
IEEE Pulse Receives Award
We are pleased announce that the November/December 2013 issue of IEEE Pulse (vol. 4, no. 6) has recently won a 2014 Apex Award for Design and Illustration (Photography) for cover image (photo provided by 3D Systems). APEX 2014 awards were based... Read more
News and Notes May/June 2014
Frontiers in Biomedical Engineering
The prowess and future of EMBS is directly linked to the vigor, vision and effectiveness of the Technical Committees (TCs). No matter how skilled the society leadership has been, the current impetus cannot be sustained without the solid backing of... Read more