News & Highlights

UD teams get millions in NSF funding

A nano-lab for observing viruses and cells Gleghorn Lab is part of a team that has been awarded $6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to probe how viruses interact with microbes. They will be developing new microfluidics technology to examine how a...

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Modeling Metastasis

Slater lab awarded NIH funds to develop new tissue-engineered device to mimic organ-specific breast cancer metastasis patterns Metastasis, which is the development of a malignant growth somewhere in the body other than the primary tumor site, is responsible for 90...

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Elucidating lung development

Gleghorn awarded NIH funding to identify molecular mechanisms underlying lung development and congenital diaphragmatic hernia The University of Delaware’s Jason Gleghorn has received a $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate pressure...

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Improving Cancer Detection

Undergrad biomedical engineering student is lead author on PLOS ONE paper Accurate detection of antigens — receptors that are overexpressed on diseased cells relative to healthy cells — is imperative for clinicians to diagnose disease, assess treatment success and...

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BME Grad Students Shine at Biomechanics Research Symposium!

14th annual event features keynote, ongoing research in biomechanics More than 100 people turned out for the 14th annual Biomechanics Research Symposium at the University of Delaware STAR Campus on Friday, May 12. The event was hosted by the Center for Biomechanical...

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