Bioengineering Holds 3rd Annual Fischell Festival

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Dr. Robert E. Fischell (right) talks to graduate student David Hwang about his research.

On April 21, 2009, the Fischell Department of Bioengineering held its third annual Fischell Festival, featuring a variety of speakers and activities, including the presentation of Dr. Robert E. Fischell's newest stent, live video of a completely endoscopic coronary bypass surgery, the announcement of the Robert E. Fischell Institute for Biomedical Devices, a demonstration of a robotic exoskeleton, the best of this year's senior design projects, a poster session, breakout seminars, and the announcement of the Department's newest Fischell Fellow, Graduate Program in Bioengineering student Deborah Sweet.

For complete details and pictures, please visit the Fischell Festival web site.

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Published May 8, 2009