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Student bioengineering team wins national competition for U-Sert medical technology Four recent Clemson University graduates will collect a national award this month for creating medical technology designed to help nurses monitor babies for urinary tract infections. Reagan Hamm, Allie Beiter, Maddie Thomas and Anna Wichmann were students last academic year when they developed the U-Sert, […]

Clemson News 2023


Harmonizing with nature: Clemson University and partners share up to $13.6 million to solve maritime challenge Clemson University is leading an international team that is trying an innovative tack to solve an age-old maritime challenge, and researchers said the solution involves working with nature instead of fighting it. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) […]

$20 million NSF investment will change health care with the use of AI. Clemson to lead five-year ADAPT-SC project

A Clemson-led coalition of South Carolina researchers has formed to modernize health care diagnostics and treatment in South Carolina with the use of AI.  The National Science Foundation announced a $20 million, five-year investment in a multi-institutional project called Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Devices for the Advancement of Personalized and Transformative Health Care in South Carolina or […]

Serving the South Carolina MedTech Industry: New Certificate Supplies Skilled Workforce

Serving the South Carolina MedTech Industry: New Biomedical Regulatory and Quality Science Certificate Supplies Home-Grown Skilled Workforce As South Carolina’s biomedical industry advances and grows, in-state employers have been struggling to find qualified in-state candidates who can fill regulatory and compliance roles within their company. This in turn forces them to expand their search out […]

Dr. Terri Bruce recipient of the 2022 InnoVision Award

Dr. Terri Bruce recipient of the 2022 InnoVision Technology Development Award for company, Victory Exofibres, LLC. When Terri Bruce’s brother got sick, she realized that she could do more towards disease Diagnostics with exosomes.

Naren Vyavahare’s Innovation in Pediatric Medicine

Naren Vyavahare, Clemson Bioengineering’s Hunter Endowed Chair and Professor of Bioengineering, is among innovators recognized by the South Carolina Department of Commerce for exemplifying relentless pursuit of transformational ideas.

2021 Samuel F. Hulbert Award

Martine LaBerge, chair, Department of Bioengineering The Samuel F. Hulbert Award acknowledges individuals providing outstanding support to the Department of Bioengineering. Michael J. Kern, professor of regenerative medicine and cell biology and professor of oral health sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina, is a longstanding advocate for the Clemson University Department of Bioengineering. […]

Three Bioengineers awarded 2020 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

Maggie Elpers

Maggie Elpers I am honored to have been chosen to receive the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and represent Clemson Bioengineering in this way. Most importantly, I’m so grateful for the mentorship I have received from Dr. Dean and Dr. Alexander-Bryant, who have supported me in my research interests including developing a device to inactivate HIV […]

Dr. Will Richardson: An R01 to Predict and Prevent Cardiac Fibrosis

Paul Alongi The millions of patients who suffer from a condition that contributes to heart failure could receive personalized risk assessments and treatments with the help of new research led by Dr. Will Richardson of Clemson University. Richardson, an assistant professor of bioengineering, is receiving an R01 grant of $1.9 million from the National Institutes […]

Diabetes Targeted in New Bioengineering Research at Clemson University

By Paul Alongi Clemson University bioengineers are launching a new research project to better understand cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes, an affliction that affects about 13 percent of South Carolina adults and cost $4.3 billion last year alone. What the bioengineers learn could help lay the groundwork for future studies aimed at finding new […]