Archive for health

To solve a problem you often need to find a pattern. The deeper understanding researchers have of the factors and implications of clinical conditions, the closer they are to offering prevention and better care practices to patients. Dr. Bobak Mortazavi, assistant professor in the Department of Comp…


Dr. Roderic I. Pettigrew, a physician-scientist and internationally recognized leader in biomedical imaging and bioengineering, will join Texas A&M University to lead Engineering Health, the nation’s first comprehensive educational program to fully integrate engineering into all health-related disciplines.


High workload and stress are becoming major contributors to medical errors in modern nursing. Nurses interact with a wide range of medical equipment in a highly collaborative environment to provide care for multiple patients. Dr. Farzan Sasangohar, assistant professor in the Department of Industria…


Dr. Arum Han, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop brain-on-a-chip for drug development against neurological disorders. Organs-on-chips are microfluidic cellu…


Dr. Mark Lawley, TEES Research Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, and Dr. Michelle Alvarado, a postdoctoral research associate in the department, were recently presented the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) Tier I aw…


The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Center for Robotic-Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR), with funding from the Center for Emergency Informatics and the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service’s (TEEX) Product Development Center, recently held two days of robotics workshops sp…


Professor Arum Han of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University is featured in an interview on the One Health Grand Challenge website discussing his research. The One Health Grand Challenge is an opportunity for Texas A&M schools and colleges to plan and …


When Yukiya Amano, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, made his first trip to the U.S. this week, Texas A&M was the first public university he visited. "Texas A&M is known globally as a university having very high technology including in the area of nuclear sci…


Technology that creatively and intelligently understands and responds to human behavior and the environment can improve health. That is the reason Dr. Tracy Anne Hammond, associate professor and Charles H. Barclay Jr. '45 College of Engineering Faculty Fellow in the Department of Computer Science an…


Labs at Weill Cornell Medical College, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Texas A&M University will be collaborating on an NIH funded project with an overall budget of $13M. The five year project,"Decoding the roles of critical genes of unknown function inM. tuberculosis," is led by…


He says his aim is simple: “Attract engineers into theoretical medicine, where their expertise can improve the human condition.”The source of that “simple aim” is Texas A&M University Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Edward Dougherty, who resides and leads in a tech…


Ultrasound technology could soon experience a significant upgrade that would enable it to produce high-quality, high-resolution images thanks to the development of a new key material by a team of researchers that includes a professor in Texas A&M University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering…


One professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University was among a group of researchers to have their studies featured in a leading weekly news publication, The Economist. Assistant professor Raffaella Righetti, along with Dr. Mauro Ferrari and Dr. Enni…