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Chinese American study from BBL featured in ORTHOPEDICS TODAY

The Chinese American study from BBL was featured in the February issue of ORTHOPEDICS TODAY.

BBL family has a new member!

BBL Alumna Erica Takai has a proud addition to her family. Little Emily Siriratsiva Wong was born at 2:42am Dec 12, 2010. She weighed 6lbs 13.6oz. Mom and baby are doing well!

2011 ORS Meeting

Dr. Guo, Andrew, Bin, Isabel, Tony and Ian attended the 2011 ORS Meeting in Long Beach, CA from January 13-16th. Andrew gave a 5-minute talk and Bin presented a poster. Lucas and Sherry, BBL Alumni, also presented talks at the meeting.

Chinese American study selected for press release

The Chinese American study from the Bone Lab was selected for a press release by the Orthopaedic Research Society and was featured by the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia.

BBL welcomes new students and fellows

The Bone Lab welcomes a group of new students and fellows in the fall of 2010. Two graduate students, Genevieve Brown and Ji Wang, joined the lab. Dr. Ian Gu and Dr. Isabel Leong have begun their postdoctoral adventures in the lab. The Bone Lab also welcomes Da Jing, an international exchange student from China.

Dr. Guo co-chairs BMES-SPRBM Conference

Dr. X. Edward Guo co-chaired with Dr. Cheng Dong, Professor of Bioengineering at the Penn State, a highly successful Conference on Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering. This is the first time that the Society of Physical Regulation in Biology and Medicine (SPRBM) and the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) decided to hold a joint conference on focusing on Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering.

Lab holds farewell party for departing members

BBL held a farewell party at Prof. Guo's house for our lab technicians: Victor (Front row first from the right) , Perry (Front row Second from the right), Ervis (Front row Third from the right) and also our senior research scientist, Lucas, who is going to be a professor in University of Delaware.

X. Henry Zhang receives Ph.D degree

Congratulations to Henry for his successful graduation as a Ph.D on May 16.

New Micro Computed Tomography usage policy

Unpublished

Policies

1. Inter-Department Orders or Purchase Orders have to be prepared before each usage of the scanner (see fee structure in the later section).

2. Publications resulting from this scanning service do NOT necessarily need to include members from the Bone Bioengineering Laboratory as co-authors but MUST acknowledge the service of microCT scanning and analyses provided by the Bone Bioengineering Laboratory of Department of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University.

Lab celebrates new grants

Professor X. Edward Guo from the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science has recently won another two major grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). A great year for the Bone Bioengineering Laboratory.

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