Bill Paseman figures he has about two years. That’s two years to find therapies for the rare, untreatable kidney cancer that first showed up in his body as a kidney stone and a sore leg on a business trip. Paseman, an engineer and Silicon Valley veteran, isn’t one to sit back and hope someone else […]
A new Clemson University lab that researchers are calling “a cutting-edge solution to help fight COVID-19” could be stocked with 13 sample-handling robots and have a staff of about 50 students fully trained as early as November. The COVID-19 Clinical Diagnostics Lab started off by testing the saliva of athletes and Tiger Band members and […]
Aravis BioTech, a startup headed in part by Jeffrey Anker of the College of Science, is developing screws used in orthopedic surgery that employ easy-to-use sensors to determine the status of fracture healing.
Clemson University’s largest college inducted four alumni into the Thomas Green Clemson Academy of Engineers and Scientists and celebrated two others as Outstanding Young Alumni. Charlie Blackwell-Thompson, J. Richard Cottingham, Mike Mansuetti and Tony Mathis are the academy’s newest members. Matt Kelley and Elizabeth Sloan were honored as Outstanding Young Alumni. The recognition comes from […]
The University’s transition to in-person teaching this past Monday went well even with the predictable hiccups. Although some instructors have been using on-campus classrooms since the first day of classes in August, Monday marked the day a total of 186 instructors provided face-to-face and online teaching from 137 of the more than 400 retrofitted classrooms. […]
Trina Pham is a first-generation college student living on the rural outskirts of Mauldin, South Carolina, where she dreams of becoming the U.S. president’s chief advisor on science and technology. By the time she walks into the Oval Office, the big issues for Pham could include intelligent machines, humankind’s outpost on Mars and the discovery […]
A collaborative team of undergraduate students recently took first place in the Clemson COVID Challenge, a summer virtual research and design opportunity that involved 86 teams and more than 500 participants.
Four Clemson University researchers are working with Prisma Health physicians and staff to help create solutions to COVID-19 pandemic questions. These questions include how to monitor patients from home after discharge, how to efficiently sanitize N95 masks for reuse, how to best develop antiviral therapeutics and how to best develop quick diagnostic tests. These researchers […]
Clemson University has received seed grant funding from the Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health for several COVID-19 research projects. The Health Sciences Center (HSC) released a special call for research focusing on COVID-related priorities such as disease etiology and epidemiology; health, social and economic impacts that populations experience; and innovative diagnostic and treatment interventions. […]
All of Jessica Larsen’s students who nominated her for the 2020 Phil and Mary Bradley Award for Mentoring in Creative Inquiry described her as being the most supportive and enthusiastic professor they’ve ever had. Larsen, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, who has a joint appointment in bioengineering, is an enthusiastic supporter of […]
A Clemson University researcher has received funding to develop a novel technique to correct spinal deformities without anchoring rods to the spine with screws. Hai Yao, the Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair and Professor in the Department of Bioengineering and one of six faculty members in the Clemson University-Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Joint […]
A few supplies available at just about any hardware store for less than $100 can be assembled into a device that helps keep COVID-19 patients from infecting the healthcare providers who take care of them, a group of Clemson University researchers said. The student-led group is designing and building prototypes of a “negative pressure” device […]
Two Clemson University freshmen are thinking outside the box– and shining a light inside it– to combat COVID-19 at the grocery store. Carleigh Coffin and Ashlyn Soule said they are designing a device that would be located at supermarket checkout lanes. Groceries would be placed on the conveyor belt and then pass through an enclosed […]
Three Clemson University seniors and three graduate students received Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation.
The Clemson University School of Health Research has appointed ten new faculty scholars from three colleges and four new clinical faculty from Prisma Health. Each year, Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) appoints new faculty scholars and clinical faculty. Faculty Scholars are faculty members who demonstrate a strong record of health research, teaching and […]