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May 1 - Dr. Simmons awarded $600k "Research Experiences for Teachers" site grant to bring elementary school teachers into engineering labs. Read more about this huge collaboration with local schools and the College of Education here
April 10-12, 2017 - Dr. Simmons gives an invited talk at the IEEE-Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems Conference in LA
January 4-7, 2017 - Congrats to Dr. Simmons as she's recognized as a Rising Star of the BMES Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering group. She was invited to give a talk in Hawaii and receive her award.
November 2016 - Andres presents on his educational project using real data in a Materials Science course at the Materials Research Society Fall meeting in Boston
October 31, 2016 - Our new paper exploring "Hypertension-Linked Pathophysiological Alterations in the Gut" is published in Circulation with an accompanying editorial!
October 5-8, 2016 - Dr. Simmons, Dan, and Wisam present at the BMES Annual Conference in Minneapolis. Dan's oral presentation on mechanics of brain tumors is well attended!
August 24, 2016 - Dan and Andres have demonstrated the first clear link between hypertension and changes in intestinal mechanics. Check it out here in Acta Biomaterialia:
Hypertension-linked mechanical changes of rat gut
July 25, 2016 - Congrats to Dr. Simmons and Dr. Maden for their new award to study "Strain-Mediated Activation of Skin Regeneration and Fibrosis"! We're using the regenerative African Spiny Mouse to understand scar-free wound healing; read more about it in Research.
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