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Join the Department of Biomedical Engineering for the half-day symposium “Biomedical Engineering Solutions to Medical Challenges in the 21st Century” at the Tom and Lula Gooch Auditorium. The keynote address will be delivered by Bruce Tromberg, Ph.D., Director of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering at the National Institutes of Health, and the inaugural David Shiu-Wai Kam Family Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering.


Poster presentation will begin at 12pm, and lunch will be provided. The speaking program will run from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 


Other speakers will include scientists, engineers, and clinicians from UTSW, UT Dallas, and UT Arlington:


  • Kidney Medicine: Opportunities for technology to impact global health, Samir Parikh, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine, UTSW
  • New Horizons for Neonatal Asphyxia: A physician scientist journey at UTSW, Lina Chalak, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics and Interim Chief for Neonatal-perinatal Medicine, UTSW
  • Engineering and monitoring the kidney: Technology-driven strategies to address kidney disease, Isaac Pence, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, UTSW
  • The present and future of mRNA lipid nanoparticles (LNPs): From COVID-19 vaccines to Selective Organ Targeting (SORT) tissue specific disease therapies, Daniel Siegwart, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Biochemistry, UTSW
  • Non-invasive tracking host inflammatory response due to infection and chronic disease, Shalini Prasad, Ph.D., Professor and Head of Biomedical Engineering, UTD
  • Biomedical Engineering Roles to Assist Biomedicine: Early detection and treatment for neurological diseases, Hanli Liu, Ph.D., Professor of Bioengineering, UTA

Please register here


Email Amelia Brizicky at amelia.brizicky@utsouthwestern.edu with any questions

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