Monthly Archives: March 2013
New Funding for Zinc-Based Bioabsorbable Stents
PI Patrick Bowen (MSE) and Co-Pi Jaroslaw Drelich (MSE) have received $52,000 for a two-year research grant on “Development of Novel Zinc-Based Bioabsorbable Stents for the Treatment of Vascular Stenoses,” from the American Heart Association. From Tech Today.
Michigan Tech Scientist Honored for Food Safety Innovation
Microbes lurk almost everywhere, from fresh food and air filters to toilet seats and folding money. Most of the time, they are harmless to humans. But sometimes they aren’t. Every year, thousands of people sicken from E. coli infections and hundreds die … Continue reading
Surface Innovations, the journal
The first volume of the journal Surface Innovations, with several interesting papers prepared by leading researchers, has been launched by the ICE Publishing in March 2013. We are proud to lead the development of this new journal. The first issue … Continue reading
TMS Annual Meeting
Patrick Bowen, Dr. Li and Prof. Drelich attended meeting in San Antonio. Patrick presented a paper entitled “In Vivo Corrosion Progression of Bioabsorbable Magnesium for Stents Using a Rodent Model” during the Magnesium-Based Biodegradable Implants Symposium that was very well … Continue reading
Return of Collaborator
Prof. Jeremy Goldman (Biomedical Engineering) has returned from his sabbatical in Israel is helping us again with in vivo studies and work with us on new proposals. We are very happy and fortunate to have him back and active in … Continue reading
Five of our undergraduate students have been awarded with the Michigan Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Fellowship: Mike Warhus, Brad Villeneuve, Matt Tianen, Evan Schaefer, and Jacob Braykovich. Congratulations!
New Ph.D. Student
Ms. Shan Zhao will join our program in Fall 2013 to pursue her Ph.D. degree under Professors Drelich and Goldman in the area of bioabsorbable metallic stents. She received her M.S. Degree in Materials Engineering from Nanjing University of Technology … Continue reading
Zinc in Bioabsorbable Stents in Advanced Materials
Patrick K. Bowen, PhD candidate, and Professor Jaroslaw Drelich (MSE) and Associate Professor Jeremy Goldman (Bio Med) have written “Zinc Exhibits Ideal Physiological Corrosion Behavior for Bioabsorbable Stents” in Advanced Materials, published online in Early View, to appear in a … Continue reading