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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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Giorgio delivers invited talk at IEEE international conference in Argentina

Sep. 16, 2010—Todd D. Giorgio, professor and chair of the biomedical engineering department, delivered an invited talk at the 32nd annual international conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society in Buenos Aries, Argentina, Sept. 1-4. His title – Medical School Influence on Biomedical Engineering Research and Teaching – was part of  “Technology Commercialization, Education,...

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Jansen, Giorgio tell Board of Trust of ambitious goals of interdisciplinary research

Nov. 20, 2008—An ambitious goal of restoring human function to people facing life in a wheelchair through a marriage of neurosurgery, bioengineering and neurosciences was presented to Vanderbilt Board of Trust members during their academic programs and student life committee meeting Nov. 19. “We want to be able to restore function to someone in a wheelchair in...

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Todd Giorgio named chair of biomedical engineering

Mar. 19, 2008—Todd D. Giorgio, professor of biomedical engineering, has been named chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University. He succeeds Thomas R. Harris, Orrin Henry Ingram Distinguished Professor of Engineering, who is retiring in May. “While conducting a national search for a successor to Harris, we became convinced that Todd Giorgio would be...

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Plan for cancer detector wins prize for Vanderbilt researchers

May. 16, 2007—A plan to use nanotechnology to produce a new type of cancer detector won the third-place award at the NanoNexus2007 conference held last month at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The detector has been under development for two years by Vanderbilt graduate student Chinmay Soman working under the supervision of Todd Giorgio, professor of biomedical engineering....

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