Bioengineering News

  • January 24, 2024
    New Department of Bioengineering chair shares his thoughts on the department, his vision, and his goals.
  • January 9, 2024
    Mason researcher Marissa Howard leads a team of scientists who have discovered a way to “eavesdrop” on cellular communications that could revolutionize treatments for cancer and other maladies.
  • December 11, 2023
    Dulcee Valenzuela, a December 2023 grad with a degree in bioengineering, said her cancer diagnosis as a teenager helped her find her life's purpose and a career path.
  • March 29, 2023
    Giorgio Ascoli, University Professor in the Department of Bioengineering, will receive the Beck Family Medal at the Faculty Awards Reception on May 11 at 4:30 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Lobby. The Beck Family Medal is presented to faculty members whose contributions represent groundbreaking advances in their fields.
  • March 1, 2023
    Carol McHugh, the academic program assistant for Mason’s Bioengineering Department, is March Employee of the Month.
  • February 27, 2023
    The George Mason University team behind has been honored for its work by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) and the Office of Data Science Strategy at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
  • December 14, 2022
    Mason researchers Jeffrey Moran in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rémi Veneziano in the Department of Bioengineering, and Monique van Hoek, a microbiologist in the School of Systems Biology, won the NBIB R21 Trailblazer award. The team will research methods to dissolve harmful biofilms.
  • December 9, 2022
    With the support of her Mason mentors, doctoral student Shrishti Singh has achieved her goal of developing a promising new technology that would allow cancer to be visualized in deep tissue and perhaps diagnosed earlier.
  • December 8, 2022
    This year, two winners were selected for the Katona Scholarship for Excellence in Bioengineering. The scholarship is awarded to George Mason bioengineering seniors  who aim to support society at large through their excellence across academic performance, leadership initiatives, and career aspirations.
  • November 28, 2022
    Associate Professor Quentin Sanders’s team is using novel techniques for inventing and improving rehabilitative and assistive technologies.
  • November 28, 2022
    Mason College of Engineering and Computing faculty are gaining insight into how our bodies handle joint pain after an injury.
  • October 20, 2022
    Siddhartha Sikdar and several colleagues from CASBBI received funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Helping to End Addiction Long-Term (HEAL) initiative to study chronic myofascial pain. The team will first develop biomarkers to study the association between muscle tissue abnormality and pain, and then conduct clinical trials to test two different interventions.