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January 09, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Justin Sanchez, Director of DARPA’s Biological Technologies Office and graduate of the UF BME program, who delivered the first two advanced ‘LUKE’ (Life Under Kinetic Evolution) arms from a new production line at Walter Reed...
January 06, 2017
A University of Florida organization, Generational Relief in Prosthetics (GRiP) designs and manufactures 3D printed assistive devices for children and adults with upper limb differences all throughout the nation. Students come from every major, from...
January 03, 2017
Laura Kanouse, a senior in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, has earned the UF High Honors Medallion. The honor is bestowed upon students who will graduate with honors in their major as well as earn eight academic...
December 13, 2016
Dr. Edward Phelps, an assistant professor in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, was awarded a 1-year grant from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) for his project entitled “Pathophysiology of GAD65 and...
December 08, 2016
The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering is proud to announce the awardees of the Pruitt Family Endowed Faculty Fellowships to recognize talented junior faculty!Congratulations to:Dr. Kyle D. Allen, assistant professor and...
November 22, 2016
Congratulations to BME Ph.D. students, Immanuel Babu Henry Samuel and Shruti Siva Kumar, for being named Outstanding International Students by the UF International Center at the 22nd Annual International Award Ceremony on November 15, 2016. Immanuel...
November 22, 2016
Congratulations to Aysegul Gunduz, Ph.D., assistant professor in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, and neurosurgeon Kelly Foote, M.D., with collaborators Michael Okun, M.D., chair of neurology, and Dawn Bowers, Ph.D...
November 21, 2016
On November 18, the department of Biomedical Engineering at UF hosted the 5th Annual Pruitt Research Day. This successful event included a full day of student talks, keynote speakers and poster presentations. During the event, the department...
October 31, 2016
Thank you to those who participated in our Halloween decorating contest! The 7 panel of judges had a lot of fun walking around to the labs and seeing everyone’s fun and festive décor and we are excited to announce the winners! Most Extensive...
October 21, 2016
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Blanka Sharma, assistant professor in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, was awarded the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Pilot Grant for Junior Faculty on a...

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