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Miga joins editorial board of new medical imaging journal

Oct. 13, 2013—Michael Miga, professor of biomedical engineering, will serve on the editorial board of the Journal of Medical Imaging, a new publication of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. The journal will launch in early 2014 and cover fundamental and translational research and applications focused on photonics in medical imaging. JMI will be published...

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Grant bolsters liver tumor surgery techniques

Aug. 29, 2011—A team led by Vanderbilt University biomedical engineer Michael Miga, Ph.D., has been awarded a five-year, $3.1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to enhance image-guided surgery techniques for safely removing liver tumors. While aggressive surgery is a highly effective treatment, it risks injury to the liver, which can lead to post-operative liver failure....

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Three VUSE faculty receive tenure

Jun. 16, 2008—Three Vanderbilt School of Engineering faculty members have been promoted to associate professor with tenure.  The promotions were confirmed by the Board of Trust at its spring meeting May 15-16. They are Mark Does, associate professor of biomedical engineering; Michael Miga, associate professor of biomedical engineering; and Greg Walker, associate professor of mechanical engineering. “Tenured...

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