Rice University bioengineering graduate students Brandon Smith and Emma Watson have received Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards from the National Institutes of Health to develop new biomaterials and carriers for drug delivery that promote craniofacial bone and soft tissue regrowth with reduced risk of infection.
In 2012, the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) awarded $20 million for a new pre-commercialization center at Rice Universityâ€™s BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC) designed to bring new technologies and therapies to market sooner to prevent, treat and cure cancer.
Ball succeeds Jane Grande-Allen, who will continue to serve as the Isabel C. Cameron Professor and chair of the Department of Bioengineering.
Antonios Mikos, the Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering and professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Rice University, is the recipient of the 2017 James E. Bailey Award in Biological Engineering from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
The BiliSpec jaundice diagnostic device won funding support at the 7th annualÂ DevelopmentXChange event.
Rice, Baylor College of Medicine make necessary step on road to 3-D bioprinting
Engineers at Rice University and their colleagues have discovered it may be possible to selectively open gaps in the endothelial cells that line blood vesselsÂ just enough to let large molecules through -- and then close them again.