Six faculty elected fellows of AIMBE

The faculty members have been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows.

Six School of Medicine faculty members have been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows. Fellows are elected by their peers for their professional and public service accomplishments, research contributions and ability to serve as assets to the organization. 

  • Kwabena Boahen, PhD, professor of bioengineering, uses silicon integrated circuits to emulate the brain.
  • Bruce Daniel, MD, professor of radiology, researches new diagnostic and therapeutic uses for MRI, with a focus on cancer. 
  • Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD, the D.H. Chen Professor and professor of bioengineering and of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, develops techniques, including optogenetics, to examine and alter brain circuits.
  • Christina Smolke, PhD, associate professor of bioengineering, engineers functional RNAs to access and control information in genetic systems, and yeast biosynthesis platforms for complex natural products.
  • Lei Xing, PhD, the Jacob Haimson Professor and professor of radiation oncology, uses advances in engineering to enhance medical imaging and patient care in radiation oncology.
  • Garry Gold, MD, professor of radiology, uses advances in imaging technology to improve diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal problems. 


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