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Better brain and body electrical measurements

SBHSE Associate Professor, Rosalind Sadleir is exploring how new methods and applications of current technologies can better characterize the body’s electrical properties, especially in the brain. Read...

Linking the mind and body for better physical therapy

Nearly half of physical therapy patients are ages 65 and above. Older bodies often have unique needs for therapy, but they’re not necessarily treated with different approaches than younger patients. To get better results, all it might take is a pencil and paper....

Engineering background launches ASU grad to early career success

Heather Boysel says the foundation on which she has built a rewarding career in law began forming during an introductory engineering course at Arizona State University. “Even in that intro class, they taught you how to start thinking about things differently,” Boysel...

ASU researchers chip away the mysteries of cancer metastasis

One of the current paradigms in cancer treatment is not to treat a tumor itself. Rather, therapeutics can focus on a tumor’s microenvironment — the area where tumor cells and a patient’s healthy tissues collide. Mehdi Nikkhah, an assistant professor of biomedical...

Neurotech Entrepreneurs Workshop – Call for Participation

Graduate trainees (Masters, PhDs, Post-Doctorate, Medical) are invited to apply to the Neurotechnology Entrepreneurship Workshop hosted in Phoenix, Arizona from December 13-15, 2019. This workshop will provide intensive and rigorous training in the areas of: ideation,...

13 ASU students earn prestigious NAE Grand Challenge Scholar title

Engineers solve some of the world’s biggest problems, but they need more than technical skills to create meaningful solutions. Ambitious students in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University take on more than their engineering degree...

How our brain generates consciousness – and loses it

Dr. Bradley Greger, Associate Professor in the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, in collaboration with Columbia University, co-authored the paper “Reduced Repertoire of Cortical Microstates and Neuronal Ensembles in Medically Induced Loss of...

Proofreading the book of life: Gene editing made safer

In research appearing in the advanced online edition of the journal Nature Communications, Samira Kiani (School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering), Karen Anderson and their colleagues describe a method of rendering the gene editing tool of CRISPR-Cas9...

ASU senior Gabrielle Mills wins prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Congratulation’s to School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering undergraduate student, Gabrielle Mills, a recipient of the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Miss Mills will attend the University of Cambridge for a doctorate in chemical engineering. Read...