Tag: Biomedical

Biomedical engineering can account for various challenges

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The biomedical engineering importance was highlighted in an event Biomedical Engineering Convention’ held by Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) which is most recognized as the prime institution in the cited discipline. The purpose of the convention was to throw light on various aspects of biomedical engineering its career prospects, RandD activities and overall traverse of scientific subjects it involves. Chancellor SSUET, Engineer Muhammad…Read More

Biomedical engineering can account for various challenges

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The biomedical engineering importance was highlighted in an event Biomedical Engineering Convention’ held by Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) which is most recognized as the prime institution in the cited discipline. The purpose of the convention was to throw light on various aspects of biomedical engineering its career prospects, RandD activities and overall traverse of scientific subjects it involves. Chancellor SSUET, Engineer Muhammad Adil…Read More

Fellowship in Biomedical Materials, Regenerative Medicine starts

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials (IRCBM), COMSATS IIT, Lahore, has signed a "Collaborative Agreement" with the University of Sheffield, UK, to develop a collaborative fellowship programme in the areas of Biomaterials, Dental Materials and Tissue Engineering. This has been termed indeed a big leap forward to translate lab research into a product that can be used inside hospitals. These post-doctoral research fellows will work on…Read More

Translational research and commercialisation of biomedical materials

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article image The Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials (IRCBM) was established at COMSATS IIT, Lahore, in 2008 to make high quality, low cost biomedical materials for orthopaedic, dental, cardiovascular and ophthalmic surgical applications. The dire need for such a research centre was felt with great concern in October 2005 when more than 800,000 people lost their lives and almost doubled the number got in-capacitated due to amputations. The idea to establish IRCBM was put forward…Read More

Biomedical Engineering: Curing life on canvas of engineering

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article image Throughout the beginning of human history, engineering has driven the advancement in human civilization. It has played a significant role for the development of our civilization. The world is changing globally day by day and the modern era is having the applications of engineering in almost every field of medicine; so much so that the practice of medicine is now seems completely dependent on the work and support of engineers. Yet the 21st century has been labeled as the "…Read More

3rd Intel Symposium on Biomedical Materials: Recent advances and challenges

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article image By Prof. Dr. Saadat Anwar SiddiqiTHE INTERDISCIPLINARY Research Centre in Biomedical Materials (IRCBM), COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, in collaboration with the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, DOST, King Edward Medical University, and De’mont Morency College of Dentistry, organized the 3rd International Symposium on Biomedical Materials: Recent advances and Challenges (18-20th of December 2012) in Lahore. In addition to the symposium, training workshops…Read More

Importance of Biomedical Engineering in Pakistan

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article image By Mirza Abdul Aleem BaigTHE 21ST century is technically called the Biological Century. World is changing globally step by step and the modern era is having the application of engineering in almost every field of science especially biological science. More technological advancement in the medical and industrial area is predictable with heavily funded research programs ongoing in most countries of the world. Development in the field of biology and medicine, such as human genome sequencing and…Read More

Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials

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article image By Prof. Dr. Saadat Anwar SiddiqiTHE STORY of the creation of IRCBM, Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials’, is somehow linked with the most deadly earthquake of Pakistan on October 8, 2005. More than 80,000 people had died and several thousands in-capacitated due to amputations in addition to rendering millions homeless and to the mercy of the elements. One of the most striking aspects of this sense of helplessness accentuated the need for artificial orthopaedic implants.…Read More

Biomedical Engineering-the neglected discipline

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article image AS IT is said, this is the era is of specialization. Everywhere in the whole world science is expanding its boundaries by appropriate measures and so it’s the need of every nation. Each and every one is working for the advancement and development. In this regard, engineering plays a key role. Though a lot of work has been done in many aspects and now it has entered into the field of Medicine and they call it Bio-Medical Engineering.Health has always been a major issue for any country. In this…Read More