2016 Life Sciences Grand Challenges Conference
25-26 January 2016
Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi




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4th IEEE Workshop on Advanced NeuroTechnologies for Brain Intiatives at the 13th Annual Conference of Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics

April 8-9, 2016 • Miami Convention Center, Florida, USA

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Why IEEE & Life Sciences?

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Microfluidic Model of the Human Lung Small Airway

A research team at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University has created a new microfluidic model of the human small airway. With this model, researchers can study lung inflammatory diseases such as COPD and asthma over several weeks outside the human body to gain better insight into the disease mechanisms and to screen for new therapeutics.

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Bioengineering: Unlocking the Secrets of Human Health

Bioengineering: Unlocking the Secrets of Human Health

By Takim Williams, Princeton University

Recognizing the natural connection between engineering and the life sciences, researchers at Princeton University are setting the groundwork for future applications in health and medicine. Many of these pursuits involve gaining a better understanding of the living states of matter, and how the biological systems can be manipulated.

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Education & Careers

Life sciences is a wide and dynamic field that is being energized by other disciplines. The boom that has been already observed in the bio-medical domain is extending to other areas of life sciences, accompanied by many career opportunities and more exciting challenges for educational institutions.

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