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Kristin Poole awarded an SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship

May. 29, 2014—Biomedical engineering Ph.D. candidate Kristin Poole has been awarded a 2014 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics for her potential contributions to the field of optics, photonics or related field. Poole’s research focus is optical imaging methods for evaluating the arteries response to ischemia – a partial...

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Biodegradable scaffold may spur wound healing

Dec. 19, 2013—From left, Scott Guelcher, Jeffrey Davidson, Christopher Nelson and Craig Duvall showed that an enzyme-blocking molecule released by a biodegradable scaffold can enhance wound healing in a mouse model. (photo by Susan Urmy) Biomedical and chemical engineers at Vanderbilt University, working with a pathologist, have constructed a sponge-like, biodegradable tissue “scaffold” that releases an enzyme-blocking...

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