NEWS & EVENTS

2008 News Archives:

 11/07/2008:   Ender Finol has been invited to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Endovascular Therapy for the 2009-2010 term
 11/01/2008:   Dr. Santanu Chandra, PhD, joins VBBL as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow
 08/11/2008:   New students Peng Liu and Samarth Raut arrive on campus to initiate their graduate studies at CMU conducting research in VBBL
 06/29/2008:   Four abstracts presented at the 2008 Summer Bioengineering Conference:
    "CT imaging of abdominal aortic aneurysms: semi-automatic vessel wall detection and quantification of wall thickness"
    "Anisotropic wall mechanics of abdominal aortic aneurysms"
    "Permeability and porosity of embolic protection filters: an experimental study"
    "Flow-induced wall mechanics of patient-specific aneurysmal cerebral arteries: nonlinear isotropic vs. anisotropic wall stress"
 05/01/2008:   Christine Scotti's and Jorge Jimenez's most recent work on AAAs published in the May issue of Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering
 05/01/2008:   NIH funding granted by NHLBI for project entitled "In Vivo Assessment of AAA Biomechanics with Dynamic Wall Properties"
 04/29/2008:   Invited Seminar Talk given at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill entitled "Vascular Biomechanics Applications:
    Modeling of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms", as part of a Joint UNC/NCState Department of Biomedical Engineering Seminar
 04/18/2008:   Gail Siewiorek's and Christine Scotti's most recent work on embolic protection filters published in the April issue of Journal of Endovascular Therapy
 04/14/2008:   Gail Siewiorek's most recent work on the Angioguard embolic protection filter published in the May issue of Expert Review of Medical Devices
 03/13/2008:   Invited Seminar Talk given at Universidad de Santiago de Chile entitled "Numerical Modeling Applications in Medicine:
    Biomechanics of Aneurysms", as part of the Department of Mechanical Engineering Seminars
 03/12/2008:   Invited Seminar Talk given at Universidad de Chile entitled "Multiphysics Simulations in Medicine:
    Applications to the Biomechanics of Aneurysms", as part of the Department of Mechanical Engineering Seminars
 03/01/2008:   NIH funding granted by NIBIB for project entitled "Bioengineering Studies of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Fluid and Wall Dynamics"
 02/28/2008:   Invited Seminar Talk given at Virginia Commonwealth University entitled "Vascular Biomechanics Modeling:
    An Application to Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms", as part of the Department of Biomedical Engineering Seminars
 01/04/2008:   Intramural seed funding approved for project entitled "Modeling in Regenerative Medicine:
    Computational Design and Optimization of a Stem Cell Therapy System for Cardiovascular and Neural Tissues"