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Giorgio wins spot in 2018 NIH mobile health institute at UCLA

Jun. 15, 2018—Todd Giorgio, professor of biomedical engineering, has been selected by the Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge (MD2K) to attend a Mobile Health Training Institute at UCLA July 29-Aug. 3. The summer institute seeks to advance biomedical discovery and improve health through mobile sensor big data. Participation is limited to 30 scholars for a...

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Giorgio elected chair of AIMBE’s Academic Council

May. 22, 2014—Todd Giorgio, chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected by the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) as its Academic Council Chair for 2014-2016. Giorgio was nominated, reviewed and elected by peers and members of the Academic Council. Giorgio has recently served as the chair of the Council of Chairs...

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45th anniversary recognizes one of earliest U.S. biomedical engineering programs

Oct. 14, 2013—One of the earliest biomedical engineering programs in the United States, Vanderbilt’s Department of Biomedical Engineering is celebrating its 45th anniversary as a program and its 25th anniversary as a department in the School of Engineering. BME Week, commemorating these two milestones, kicks off Monday, Oct. 21, with a Birthday Bash, 2:30 to 4 p.m....

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BME-powered startup wins first place in Memphis tech event

Jul. 9, 2013—BioNanovations, a startup company based on technology developed at Vanderbilt, claimed first place at the NewME Accelerator PopUp event held in Memphis June 28-30. According to The Daily News in Memphis, the company was awarded prizes worth $45,000 and earned a seat in the 12-week NewME Accelerator program in Silicon Valley. BioNanovations focuses on bringing...

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Giorgio named distinguished alumnus by Rice University bioengineering department

Nov. 2, 2012—Todd D. Giorgio has been named a 2012 Distinguished Bioengineering Alumnus by the department of bioengineering at Rice University in Houston, Texas. Giorgio earned a doctorate in chemical engineering from Rice in 1986. The department’s alumni awards honor excellence in research, teaching, service or significant contributions to academia, society or the bioengineering industry. Giorgio was...

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Giorgio is BMES 2011 Fellow

Oct. 24, 2011—Todd Giorgio, professor and chair of the biomedical engineering department at Vanderbilt University, is a member of the 2011 class of the Biomedical Engineering Society’s Fellows. The six newly elected fellows were nominated by their peers and elected by the BMES Fellows Committee chaired by board member Nicholas A. Peppas of the University of Texas....

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Giorgio participates in Capitol policy seminar on biomedical research sponsored by DoD

Nov. 15, 2010—Todd D. Giorgio, chair of the biomedical engineering department, participated a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 10 in the Capitol Visitors Center. The policy seminar was sponsored by the Coalition for National Security Research (CNSR) on the topic of ‘New Perspectives on Defense Basic Research: Health/Biomedical Research.’ The Department of Defense research portfolio...

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National Instruments and BME’s collaborative project is highlighted at conference

Oct. 6, 2010—Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering will demonstrate a new undergraduate laboratory assignment that highlights a collaborative project between National Instruments and the biomedical engineering department today at the Biomedical Engineering Society’s (BMES) annual conference hosted by the University of Texas at Austin. The collaborative approach will allow capture of gait images by volunteer visitors and carry...

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