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Note to Editors: Media are invited to attend this conference. To register for press credentials, contact BMES at 301-459-1999 or BMES2005@bmes.org.
JOHNS HOPKINS HOSTS 2005 ANNUAL FALL MEETING OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING SOCIETY
An international organization of biomedical, electrical, chemical and mechanical engineers and medical specialists will discuss the future of biomedical engineering during the 2005 fall meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), to be held in Baltimore Sept. 28 through Oct. 1 and hosted by Johns Hopkins. The conference, “The Changing Face of Biomedical Engineering – Celebration of the Whitaker Foundation,” will be held in the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Baltimore.
“The BMES conference will focus on biomedical engineering’s launch into the 21st century, a bridging of the gap between basic biomedical sciences and engineering at the microscopic and quantitative levels,” said Andre Levchenko, Ph.D., assistant professor of biomedical engineering at The Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering and co-chair of the conference’s systems biology and bioinformatics track.
Conference topics include cardiovascular, respiratory, orthopedic and rehabilitation engineering; neural, cellular and molecular engineering; tissue engineering and biomaterials; systems biology and bioinformatics; device technologies; biomedical imaging and optics; biomedical engineering education; and new frontiers and special topics.