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Event: ASME Conference to Explore Technical Advances in Biomedical Devices

Additional topics cover bone regeneration, tissue implantation, and an Innovation Pipeline

Published: Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 14:01

(ASME: New York) -- The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has announced the 5th Frontiers in Biomedical Devices Conference and Exhibition, examining the technology that is driving innovation in the biomedical industry. The conference is set for Sept. 20–21, at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach, California.

Including technical presentations grouped in five main tracks, the two-day information exchange will cover new advances in bone regeneration, tissue implantation, and health monitoring and diagnostics. Exhibitors include Instron, Simulia, Tribal Engineering, and other firms that are making strong contributions to human health and rehabilitation. In addition, the conference will feature poster sessions as well as an exhibition of leading-edge products and services used in the biomedical industry.

The conference will include two plenary speakers: Edmund Y.S. Chao, Ph.D., emeritus professor at the Mayo Clinic; and Shu Chien, Ph.D., professor and director of the Bioengineering Institute of California at the University of California.

New for 2010 is a special panel session on the evening of Sept. 20 that will explore the topic, “Innovation Pipeline: From Idea to Product.” Confirmed panelists include Peter Chen, Erik van der Burg, and Kirk Shung. More panelists to be announced.

For more information, visit www.asmeconferences.org/biomed2010.


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ASME helps the global engineering community develop solutions to real world challenges. Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is a nonprofit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society. ASME codes and standards, publications, conferences, continuing education, and professional development programs provide a foundation for advancing technical knowledge and a safer world. ASME headquarters are in New York City.