News Archives

Fall 2021

BME Department Celebrates BME Day

Spring 2021

PhD student RyeAnne Ricker receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

BME students named Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholars

SEAS students redesign device to assist veteran care

Dr. Efimov co-develops dissolvable pacemaker

Fall 2020

Dr. Kay to serve on NIH study section team

Dr. Efimov develops new tools to advance cardiac surgery and therapy

Dr. Brennan to receive 2020 Young Author Achievement Award

Drs. Entcheva and Kay publish review of cardiac optogenetics field in Nature Reviews Cardiology

Spring 2020

Undergraduate Anna Warhol named EAGL Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Dr. Kay and collaborators win $2.3m NIH grant

Doctoral student Desti Provenzano and husband lead team to develop N95 respirators

Dr. Zara receives 2020 Trachtenberg Prize for Teaching Excellence

BME online summer course offerings

Dr. Kay receives grant to study sleep apnea’s effect on Alzheimer’s disease

Fall 2019

Dr. Papa awarded breast cancer research grant

Dr. Li wins Hegarty Award for Faculty Innovation

BME winners of SEAS Student R&D Showcase

Spring 2019

BME faculty awarded 3 NIH grants totaling more than $7.4 million

Shirali Nigam selected to serve on BMES Education Committee

BME students bring creative ideas to George Hacks Medical Solutions

Dr. Loew’s research featured in GW Today

Undergrads Brianna Cathey and Sofian Obaid publish in Scientific Reports

Dr. Park receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

Dr. Papa’s research featured in Science magazine, C&E News and other media

BME congratulates our winners of the 2019 GW Research Days competition

Dr. Park receives SEAS Faculty Excellence Award

Christianne Chua named a Barry Goldwater Scholar

BME salutes our senior project and Pelton Award nominees

Dr. Efimov receives $3.6m AHA grant and an NIH sub-contract


Fall 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Dr. Emilia Entcheva two grants totaling $2.2 million

Drs. Entcheva and Zderic awarded $438K grant from NIH-NIBIB

Anna Gams wins APS Abstract Travel Award

Cardialen raises $17m in venture capital to commercialize therapy developed in BME lab

Faculty and students attend BMES 50th Annual Conference

BME doctoral student Hifza Javed works on companion robots for autistic children

Studying Asthma

BME celebrates successful 3rd Annual BME Day

Sharon George and Rose Lin receive AHA Fellowships

BME team takes 3rd Place in Pitch George Competition

Johnson & Johnson Vision gives research grant to Dr. Li

Dr. Efimov named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors