Physical Sciences, Engineering & Cancer Workshop
November 20, 2013
A Physical Sciences, Engineering & Cancer Workshop will be held on Dec. 6, 2013, 1-4:30 pm, MGRN 121 on the Purdue campus. The workshop is open to to all faculty, post-docs and students interested in learning more about key clinical questions in oncology and identifying Purdue technologies that could be of use. Faculty in physical sciences and engineering are invited to participate in a poster session following the clinical presentations. Faculty must register (firstname.lastname@example.org) by November 30, 2013 to reserve a poster board.
Five oncology clinicians from the IU Simon Cancer Center will address the following questions as they relate to theri clincial experiences:
• Are you faced with bottlenecks that "new" technologies might be able to remove? What are the bottlenecks?
• What information would you like to know about a patient, but don’t know of a technology to obtain the information?
• What current experimental technologies in clinical research seem inadequate and need improvement?
• Which biological/medical problems can benefit from detection and analysis of both whole cells and molecular markers isolated from the same sample?
Leslie Anne Fecher, MD (Melanoma)
Shadia Jalal, MD (Lung Cancer)
Daniela Matei, MD (Ovarian Cancer)
Bert O’Neil, MD (Colorectal and Liver Cancer)
Safi Shahda, MD (Colorectal Cancer)
Poster Session with Purdue Engineers and Physical Scientists
• Posters from Purdue faculty to promote collaborations to address the identified clinical issues
- Kris Swank
July 14, 2014
A group of Russian undergraduate students will spend a month of their summer at Purdue University and the Purdue Research Park to expand their knowledge of entrepreneurship and startup company development. Twelve students were selected by a committee of American and Russian specialists in economic policy and entrepreneurship to participate in the Yegor Gaidar Summer Leadership Program, which will run from Monday (July 14) through Aug. 2.Read Full Story
July 11, 2014
Three international conferences this month at Purdue University will focus on innovative concepts for air conditioning, refrigeration and high-performance buildings. More than 700 people are expected to attend the 15th International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference, the 22nd International Compressor Engineering Conference and the third International High Performance Buildings Conference from July 14-17. The conferences are held every two years. Participants will present a record number of research papers - 410 - representing about a 10 percent increase over the previous record.Read Full Story
July 9, 2014
Moments after Dr. Jeff Crecelius completes a surgery, hopeful family members typically want to know if he was able to "get it all," or remove all of the cancerous tumor from the brain of a loved one. It's their emotional plea for reassurance. They want to know that the ordeal is completed and that the brain tumor has met its match — the hands of a skilled surgeon.Read Full Story