Aaron Maki is taking a close look at grizzly bear bones from Yellowstone National Park—to help dispel a human affliction: osteoporosis, a condition char-acterized by a decrease in bone mass and bone density, and a corresponding increase in porosity and fragility. Featured in Michigan Tech Research 2007.
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Dr. Ryan Gilbert earned a grant of $20,000 for “Mentoring Program to Analyze Biomaterial Release of Therapeutic Agents in Modulating Inflammation and Improving Regeneration within the Injured Spinal Cord”
Faculty and students from the College of Engineering participated in the annual IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference Sept. 2-6 in Minneapolis.
Graduate student Sheng Hu and Professor Jindong Tan (ECE) presented a poster, “BioLogger: A Wireless Physiological Sensing and Logging System with Applications in Poultry Science.”
Students Presenting Senior Design Projects and Undergraduate Research for 2007 to the Biomedical Engineering Professional Advisory Board.
Receiving the Grand Award from the Biotech Research Center was Jared Cregg (Biomedical Engineering) for “Anisotropic Microfibrous Scaffolds for Nerve Regeneration Applications.”
• Keat Ghee Ong comes to Michigan Tech from the KMG2 Sensors Corporation.
• Ryan Gilbert comes to Michigan Tech from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
• Rupak M. Rajachar comes to Michigan Tech from the University of Washington, Seattle.