Engineering Medicine’s (EnMed) leadership and two current first-year students, Ramya Varadarajan and Robby Loving, recently met with more than 100 high-achieving students from Houston Independent School District (HISD) in an exclusive informational town hall to learn more about EnMed and potential scholarship opportunities through the Craig and Galen Brown Foundation. “EnMed represents one of the […]
Two members of the Engineering Medicine (EnMed) faculty recently collaborated with a medical technology startup, Caira Surgical, to gain a $256,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer grant. Dr. Andrew Robbins, research assistant professor for EnMed, and Dr. Michael Moreno, associate professor in the J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical […]
As COVID-19 began to spread rapidly in spring 2020, a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), including face masks, soon followed. Currently, N95 respirators are the most protective available face coverings for health care workers, but most individuals have to try on several different sizes to determine the most effective fit for them.
Results highlight need for more diverse populations in clinical trials Randomized clinical trials are used in medical research to help determine the effectiveness of new treatments. Although these trials are rigorously designed, they often include an underrepresentation of minority participants, making it difficult to assess whether trial results can be generalized for patients of diverse […]
More than 20 first-and-second-year students recently participated in an ultrasound workshop coordinated by members of Engineering Medicine’s (EnMed) emergency medicine student interest group. Ultrasound imaging is frequently used in emergency medicine to help detect changes in the appearance of organs, tissues and vessels. The workshop was organized to give students interested in emergency medicine more […]