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‘Surgical and Interventional Engineering’

Advisory Board established for ESI program

Mar. 5, 2022—A distinguished advisory board has been established for the Master of Engineering in Surgery and Intervention program, a novel professional degree designed to enhance training in the development of platform technologies used in procedural medicine. The ESI program, which admitted its first students in fall 2021, offers unparalleled exposure to clinical domains and equips engineers...

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Custom, virtual world highlights annual VISE symposium

Jan. 5, 2021—Interactive showcase remains open For the last eight years, on the second Wednesday in December, poster boards were set up at the crack of dawn in the lobby of Light Hall. Students, postdocs and faculty members would trickle in a few hours later to hang the poster themselves. By afternoon, the Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery...

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VISE celebrates new home and showcases tech to improve patient care

Dec. 14, 2018—The Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering celebrated its opening of dedicated space in Medical Center North Dec. 12 with a technology showcase of more than two dozen cross-disciplinary collaborations advancing healthcare techniques from the lab to patients. The newly designed 7,000-square-foot suite with a mock operating room and large work space is expected to...

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VISE symposium explores interoperative fluorescence to light up tumors

Dec. 18, 2017—Using fluorescently labeled antibodies as a contrast agent can give cancer surgeons highly specific real-time detection of tumors that may accelerate diagnosis, preserve more healthy tissue, and improve patient outcomes. “There is a tension between a positive margin and taking too much normal tissue,” said Dr. Eben Rosenthal, the John and Ann Doerr Medical Director...

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School of Engineering offers three new graduate certificate programs

May. 3, 2016—The School of Engineering is offering three new certificate programs available to enrolled Vanderbilt graduate students. Two graduate certificate programs – Mobile Cloud Computing and Surgery and Interventional Engineering – will be offered starting in the fall semester 2016. A graduate certificate program in Technology Entrepreneurship will be offered starting in summer 2017. Each program...

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