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Bioengineering Undergraduate Awarded Public Service Scholarship

October 5, 2023

Bioengineering Undergraduate Awarded Public Service Scholarship

Daniel John, a bioengineering undergraduate student at UC San Diego, was one of 11 students from across the state awarded the $15,000 Strauss Scholarship for outstanding students developing social change or public service projects.  Full Story


Innovative Researchers earn NIH New Innovator Awards

October 3, 2023

Innovative Researchers earn NIH New Innovator Awards

Two early career researchers at UC San Diego have been named recipients of the 2023 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award. Brian Aguado, assistant professor in the Shu Chien- Gene Lay Department of Bioengineering, received an award to use biomaterials to understand sex differences in how scar tissue develops in the heart muscle after injury. Full Story


These screen-printed, flexible sensors allow earbuds to record brain activity and exercise levels

September 28, 2023

These screen-printed, flexible sensors allow earbuds to record brain activity and exercise levels

A pair of earbuds can be turned into a tool to record the electrical activity of the brain as well as levels of lactate in the body with the addition of two flexible sensors screen-printed onto a stamp-like flexible surface.   Full Story