Calcium carbonate: A new weapon in fighting tumors

Avik Som and a team of Washington University researchers are using nanoparticle technology, applied to a drug found in most people’s medicine cabinets, to chemically alter a cancer tumor and stop its growth.

University announces new goal for Leading Together campaign​

“As a premier research university, we have a responsibility to anticipate the challenges of the future and prepare to meet them," said Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton.

Three biomedical engineering professors elected as AIMBE Fellows

​Jianmin Cui, PhD; Daniel Moran, PhD; and Rohit Pappu, PhD represent the top 2 percent of medical and biological engineers in the country.

Lending a hand

“There is tremendous excitement at Washington University and other universities about devising medical applications for 3-D printing,” said L. Michael Brunt, MD.

Events

​Tuesday, April 26, 2016​

  • Frank & Grace Yin Distinguished Lectureship in Biomedical ​Engineering: Robert ​S. Langer,​​ PhD
  • Poster Sessions
  • Research Presentations​