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  • Joseph Singapogu (second from left) is leading the development of a simulator aimed at teaching future vascular surgeons how to suture blood vessels.

    Simulator could help vascular surgeons improve their skills

    December 12, 2019

    An important part of medical school could soon be upgraded for the digital age, as a group of Clemson University researchers develop the first simulator of its kind to help teach future vascular surgeons how to suture blood vessels. The SutureCoach would come equipped with cameras and sensors to capture a range of data, including how the surgical tool and needle move and the forces the user exerts.

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    Clemson, Prisma Health invest in medical innovation

    December 2, 2019

    Researchers at Clemson University and Prisma Health have received funding to collaborate on the development of new medical treatment and diagnostic technologies. Three Clemson-Prisma Health collaborations received investments from the recently created Innovation Maturation Fund, a joint effort between the Health Sciences Center (HSC) at Prisma Health and the Clemson University Division of Research.

  • Martine LaBerge

    Conversation With A Leader: Martine LaBerge leads Clemson University bioengineering to new heights

    November 15, 2019

    Martine LaBerge said that in her 17 years leading Clemson University’s bioengineering department, she has learned something about leadership that she passes on to colleagues who are just starting down the same path. “I tell them it’s all about people,” she said. “You get people aligned under one roof to believe in one brand and […]

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    Clemson faculty earn funds for technology development

    November 5, 2019

    The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) has announced seven researchers will be awarded fiscal year 2020 Technology Maturation Fund grants to support them as they embark on the crucial last stage needed to move their technology from innovation to commercialization.

  • Naren Vyavahare, the Hunter Endowed Chair of Bioengineering at Clemson University, is the principal investigator of the grant that created the the South Carolina Bioengineering Center for Regeneration and Formation of Tissues.

    Statewide team lands five years of funding for biomedical research

    October 2, 2019

    A group of South Carolina researchers working on new treatments for a variety of illnesses ranging from diabetes to heart disease cheered the decision to grant five years of funding to a biomedical research center based at Clemson University. The National Institute of General Medical Sciences is providing $5.7 million to the South Carolina Bioengineering Center for Regeneration and Formation of Tissues. It’s the institute’s third round of competitive funding for the center, also called SCBioCRAFT.

  • Will Richardson, left, speaks with Ph.D. student Amirreza Yeganegi in their Clemson University lab.

    Bioengineering professor sees success in research and mentoring program

    September 18, 2019

    In just three short years, William Richardson has gone from a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Virginia to an assistant professor in Clemson University’s bioengineering department and a junior investigator for the South Carolina Center for Translational Research Improving Musculoskeletal Health (SC-TRIMH). And this year, he’s completed a milestone as a junior investigator: receive […]

  • Michael Kern, left, and Hai Yao, right, work with rising sophomore Shad Grant in a lab on MUSC's campus.

    Working together: Clemson-MUSC collaboration could be model for nation

    July 24, 2019

    Hai Yao and Michael Kern were posing for a picture in a lab packed with microscopes, computers and other scientific equipment when the photographer asked, “How close are you?” Without hesitation, Kern threw an arm around Yao’s shoulders, and they beamed at the camera with the kind of familiarity that comes from working together for […]

  • Melissa McCullough, right, works with rising senior Quan Lee on a urinalysis device she is developing as part of her Ph.D. studies.

    Naval veteran finds her calling with Clemson University’s bioengineers

    July 1, 2019

    If she hadn’t been injured in a naval accident, Melissa McCullough may never have found the purpose she has at Clemson University. McCullough is pursuing her Ph.D. in bioengineering under the guidance of Delphine Dean while teaching and working full-time as the bioinstrumentation lab manager.

  • Clemson researchers, Prisma Health doctor collaborate to develop screening tool for ovarian cancer

    June 4, 2019

    A team of researchers from Clemson University and Prisma Health–Upstate are working to create a screening process to catch ovarian cancer in the early or pre-cancerous stages. Their goal is to make this screening as simple and easy for women as getting a pap smear. The idea is to identify the pre-cancerous changes through the makeup of the cervical mucus.

  • The 2019 honorees posed for a picture with Dean Anand Gramopadhye after a gala at Memorial Stadium. Those pictured are (from left): Allison Godwin, I.V. Hall, Chelsea L. Ex-Lubeskie, Gramopadhye, Denise Rutledge Simmons, Vanessa Ellerbe Wyche and Amol V. Janorkar.

    Top alumni light up scoreboard at Memorial Stadium

    April 26, 2019

    Their faces lit up the scoreboard, they patted Howard’s Rock and they celebrated by the end zone. Some of Clemson University’s top alumni gathered in Memorial Stadium on the night of April 25 for the annual showcase gala of the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences.  Three of the college’s alumni were inducted into […]

  • Hai Yao, the Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair of bioengineering at Clemson University and leader of SC-TRIMH, talks with a student in his lab at MUSC.

    SC-TRIMH awards $125,000 in grants for musculoskeletal research

    April 19, 2019

    Eight Clemson University faculty members have received grant funding from the newly formed South Carolina Center for Translational Research Improving Musculoskeletal Health (SC-TRIMH). Led by bioengineers at Clemson, SC-TRIMH combines orthopedics and other clinical expertise from Prisma Health–Upstate (formerly Greenville Health System) and the Medical University of South Carolina with computer scientists, computational engineers, biophysicists […]

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    Why they serve: Introducing the new Faculty and Staff Senate presidents

    April 12, 2019

    Perhaps because of their years of service as faculty and staff senators, Danny Weathers and Janeen Putman, the newly elected presidents of the Faculty Senate and Staff Senate, provide the best examples of Gandhi’s view that the “best to way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” An associate professor […]

  • A woman sits behind her desk, hands folded, smiling for the camera.

    Meet a Tiger: Janeen Putman

    April 12, 2019

    This Tiger is all about serving others. She spent decades giving service to Clemson as a student and an employee. During her term as Staff Senate president, she hopes to continue that tradition of service to her colleagues and bring recognition to the incredible things they do on behalf of Clemson. Meet Janeen Putman.

  • This year’s college level awardees posed for a photo with Dean Anand Gramopadhye after the Honors and Awards ceremony. Those standing are (left to right) Julia Ann Funk, Hailey N. Mundell, Thomas L. Randall, John Kimsey, Gramopadhye, Jake Flynn, Sakib Mahmud Khan, Gabriel S. Carillo, Sarah Baum and Sarah E. Sandler. Those seated are (left to right) Hannah Cash, Morgan Witherspoon and Alison McRory Balthaser.

    Top students lauded in awards ceremony

    April 12, 2019

    Some of the best and brightest students in the Clemson University College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences were lauded Thursday in an awards ceremony at the Madren Conference Center. Family, friends and faculty members clapped for students as they accepted Tiger paw-emblazoned plaques and then posed for photos with the college’s dean, Anand Gramopadhye. […]

  • 2019 ACC student award winners at Clemson University.

    Clemson students join other ACC students for Meeting of the Minds

    April 9, 2019

    A select group of Clemson University undergraduates have just returned from Louisville, Kentucky where they participated in a Meeting of the Minds with other Atlantic Coast Conference students.