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1 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] by Banu Onaral, Director April 16, 2004 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems

2 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Outline Presentation Outline BIOIMAGING BIOSENSING TISSUE ENGINEERING NEUROENGINEERINGBIOINFORMATICS Biomedical Optics Biomedical Ultrasound Bio-Nanotechnology  About the BIOMED  Strategic thrusts  Why are we unique?  Leadership in regional initiatives  Nanotechnology Institute  Greater Philadelphia Bioinformatics Alliance  Academic Indicators

3 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] History  Created in 1961 as a free standing university-level research institute, offering masters and doctoral degrees in biomedical engineering and sciences  Reorganized as a School – September 1997 Inaugural undergraduate class – September 1998  Commitment at the highest levels  Founding Vision and Opportunity  Marriage of technology and medicine is defining the industrial enterprise of the 21 st century About the BIOMED

4 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Mission  Integrate interdisciplinary research and education in biomedical science, technology and medicine  Lead in academic thrust areas in strategic regional partnerships About the BIOMED

5 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Mandate  Establish leadership in emerging areas  Build on existing strengths  Strive for corporate relevance  Focus on technology transfer & commercialization potential About the BIOMED  Strategic Academic Thrusts

6 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] BIOIMAGING BIOSENSING TISSUE ENGINEERING NEUROENGINEERINGBIOINFORMATICS Biomedical Optics Biomedical Ultrasound Bio-Nanotechnology

7 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Competitive Analysis  Cutting edge  Potential for significant external funding  Leadership not established elsewhere  National prominence Strategic Academic Thrusts

8 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ]  Biosensing and Bioimaging  Bio-Nanotechnology  Biomedical Ultrasound  Biomedical Optics  Cellular Tissue Engineering  Neuroengineering  Integrated Bioinformatics Strategic Academic Thrusts

9 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Biosensing & Bioimaging  Biomedical Ultrasound & Optics  Biosensors  Drug Delivery  Imaging; Contrast Agents Margaret Wheatley Professor of Biomedical & Chemical Engineering Kambiz Pourrezaei Professor & Research Director Biomedical & Electrical Engineering Banu Onaral Professor & Director School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Day 3 Day 7Day 12 After Encapsulation Peter Lewin Professor of Biomedical & Electrical Engineering Ryszard Lec Professor of Biomedical & Electrical Engineering Strategic Thrusts & Leadership

10 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Bio-Nanotechnology  Biosensors  Drug Delivery  Tissue Engineering Margaret Wheatley Professor of Biomedical & Chemical Engineering Kambiz Pourrezaei Professor Biomedical & Electrical Engineering Ryszard Lec Professor of Biomedical & Electrical Engineering Strategic Thrusts & Leadership Peter I. Lelkes Calhoun Chair Professor of Cellular Tissue Engineering

11 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Cellular Tissue Engineering  Cellular Engineering  Biomaterials Fred Allen Assistant Professor Biomedical Engineering IMPLANT RESEARCH INITIATIVE Director: Steven Kurtz, Drexel University & Exponent Inc Associate Directors: Michele Marcolongo & Av Edidin Peter I. Lelkes Calhoun Chair Professor of Cellular Tissue Engineering Kenneth A. Barbee Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Strategic Thrusts & Leadership

12 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Neuroengineering & Human Performance  Neurorobotics  Neuroinformatics  Neuropharmaceutical Engineering Karen Moxon Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Neurobiology Ank le Hip Kn ee CP G Rami Seliktar Professor of Biomedical Engineering Strategic Thrusts & Leadership Ilya Rybak Research Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neurobiology

13 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Integrated Bioinformatics  Bioinformatics  Bioinformation Engineering  Bioimaging Strategic Thrusts & Leadership Aydin Tozeren Director of Bioinformatics Program Clustering Algorithm Andres Kriete Associate Professor in Bioinformation Engineering, Drexel University Director, Biocomputing Laboratory, Coriell Institute for Medical Research

14 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] New Initiatives Skin Research Strategic Thrusts & Leadership Arye Rosen Academy Professor & Director, Pediatric Engineering Program Elizabeth Papazoglou Research Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Pediatric Engineering

15 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Coming Soon:  Health Systems Engineering (Elliot Sloane, Ph.D.) Integrating and streamlining health enterprise processes through the use of technology. Strategic Thrusts & Leadership New Initiatives

16 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Competitive Advantage Keys to our success…  Interdisciplinary team spirit at Drexel  Free-standing university-level interdisciplinary unit that  Transcends disciplinary barriers  Facilitates the interplay between diverse groups  Mobilizes and engages faculty of various programs  Plays up the synergies and leverages expertise  Orchestrates university-level challenge initiatives  Agility to respond to emerging opportunities  Hybrid research institute and academic department  Action oriented and enterprising  Leadership in regional initiatives Why are we unique?

17 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Regional Resource Initiatives  Nanotechnology Institute (founded 2002)  Greater Philadelphia Bioinformatics Alliance (founded 2003)  BEACON – PA (to be founded 2004?) Regional Solution Initiatives  Bioengineering Blood Brain Barrier (planned for 2005) leading to… Leadership in Regional Initiatives Heart and Brain Science and Technology Institute (2006 and beyond…)

18 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] NANOTECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (founded 2002)  Focus:Bio-nanotechnology  Thrust Areas:  Biosensors  Drug Delivery  Tissue Engineering  Cellular Probes  Mandate:  Expedite commercialization of academic innovations  Provide enabling technologies for regional life sciences industry  Co-Directors  Kambiz Pourrezaei, Drexel University  David Luzzi, University of Pennsylvania  Barry Stein, Ben Franklin Technology Partners Leadership in Regional Initiatives

19 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ]  Founding Partners  Drexel University, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems  University of Pennsylvania  Ben Franklin Technology Partners  Institutional Membership: 8 Universities/Hospitals & 4 Corporations  Leveraged over $60 Million in federal funding in the region since formation  Number of patents/disclosures 6 times higher than the average academic output  5 new companies formed in 2003  Visit On-Line: Leadership in Regional Initiatives NANOTECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (founded 2002)

20 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Greater Philadelphia Bioinformatics Alliance (founded 2003)  Focus: Computational biology and integrated bioinformatics  Mandate:  To develop synergy between diverse bioinformatics knowledge resources of the region  Respond to the demand for innovation in the regional pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry  Computational Orchestra  Large-scale projects in system biology and translational medicine  Executive Committee  Aydin Tozeren, Drexel University  Susan Davidson, University of Pennsylvania  Gary Kurtzman, Bioadvance  Institutional Membership: 8 Universities/Hospitals & 3 Research Institutes Leadership in Regional Initiatives

21 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ]  Enrollment  Biomedical Engineering BS, MS, PhD  Biomedical Science MS, PhD  Sponsored Research Performance  NRC Ranking: 22 (3.25 Points; Top Score: 4.6 Points) Academic Indicators

22 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Total Enrollment Academic Indicators

23 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Growth in Undergraduate Enrollment  5 Year % Growth: %  Average % Retention over 3-Years: 88.33% Academic Indicators

24 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Undergraduate SAT Scores Academic Indicators

25 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Research Performance  6 Year Sponsored Research Growth:1,262% Academic Indicators (Projected)

26 School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems V 1.0 [MS ] Visit us on the web at Contact Information Dr. Banu Onaral 3141 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA Phone: Fax: Thank You! Drexel BIOMED


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