"Advances in Skeletal Muscle Tissue Engineering." New Harvest Journal Club, last modified December 12, 2013, http://www.new-harvest.org/2013/12/advances-in-skeletal-muscle-tissue-engineering-in-vivo/. A summary of current advances in skeletal muscle tissue engineering.
"Broken Bones and Biomedical Materials," Center for Engineering Educational Outreach, Tufts University, last modified July 21, 2014, http://www.teachengineering.org/view_activity.php?url=collection/wpi_/activities/wpi_broken_bones/bones_sue.xml. Students become part of the engineering design process as biomedical engineers charged with the task of designing a cast for a broken arm.
"Curriculum Unit: Biomedical Engineering and the Human Body," Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado, last modified July 21, 2014, http://www.teachengineering.org/view_curricularunit.php?url=collection/cub_/curricular_units/cub_biomed/cub_biomed_curricularunit.xml. This unit focuses on a series of hands-on activities relating to seven of the human body systems.
Edheads. (Edheads.org, 2014), http://www.edheads.org (accessed May 21, 2014). An interactive website that allows students to engage in science activities that promote critical thinking skills through virtual exploration. Some activities include Virtual Knee Surgery, Stem Cell Heart Repair, and Sickle Cell DNA tests, among many others.
"Engineering Bones," Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado, last modified July 21, 2014, http://www.teachengineering.org/view_lesson.php?url=collection/cub_/lessons/cub_biomed/cub_biomed_lesson01.xml. This resource provides an overview of the skeletal system and biomedical engineering design.
Fahmy, T. "Seminar 4: Blood and Circulation." Presentation at the Yale New Haven Teachers Institute Engineering in Biology, Health, and Medicine Seminar, New Haven, CT, June 3, 2014. In this seminar Tarek Fahmy discusses basic biology of blood and circulation and explains current engineering techniques used for intervention and diagnosis.
Häggström, Mikael. "Medical gallery of Mikael Häggström 2014".
Wikiversity Journal of Medicine
1, no. 2 (2009). http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stem_cell_treatments.svg#mediaviewer/File:Stem_cell_treatments.svg. (accessed July 1, 2014). This image shows areas that are currently being researched in the field of stem cell therapy. This image is in public domain and licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.
Miller, J. "Meeting Inspiring Women," Engineering Your Life, http://www.engineeryourlife.org/cms/6167/6194.aspx?eylprofile=Video (accessed July 2, 2014). This video highlights Jessica Miller who designs life-saving medical devices for the heart.
NY Med. "Doctors Work to Save the Lives of Their Patients." ABC's NY Med video, 42:28. July 10, 2014. http://abc.go.com/shows/ny-med/episode-guide/season-02/203-ny-med-710-doctors-work-to-save-the-lives-of-their-patients. In this episode of NY Med surgeons work to save the lives of patients suffering from a plane crash, bladder cancer, a tumor on the heart, and an aneurysm.
NY Med. "The Frontlines of Life Saving." ABC's NY Med video, 40:52. July 25, 2014. http://abc.go.com/shows/ny-med/episode-guide/season-02/205-ny-med-724. In this episode of NY Med surgeons work to save the lives of a patient who is about to have her aorta rupture and a woman who needs a kidney transplant.
Penn, M.S., Pastore, J., Miller, T., and Aras, R. "SDF-1 in Myocardial Repair."
19 (2012): 583-587. This article explains the SDF-1 stem cell therapy techniques currently being used to induce cardiac repair.
"Prosthetic Party," Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado, last modified July 21, 2014, http://www.teachengineering.org/view_activity.php?url=collection/cub_/activities/cub_biomed/cub_biomed_lesson01_activity1.xml. Students investigate biomedical engineering by creating their own prosthetic of the lower leg using a variety of materials.
"Regenerating Heart Tissue Through Stem Cell Therapy,"
, Mayo Clinic's Online Research Magazine 9, no. 1 (2011). http://www.mayo.edu/research/discoverys-edge/regenerating-heart-tissue-stem-cell-therapy (accessed July 12, 2014). This article describes a new stem cell therapy that aims to repair damaged heart tissue using a patient's bone marrow.
"Stem Cell Therapy for Heart Disease," Diseases & Conditions, The Cleveland Clinic, last modified January 1, 2014, http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/disorders/heartfailure/stemcells.aspx. This article discusses how stem cell therapy is currently being used in clinical trials to see if a patient's own stem cells found in their bone marrow can be used to a help damaged heart heal itself.
"Surgical Suite: Total Knee Replacement,"
Center of Science and Industry
(COSI, 2013), http://www.cosi.org/educators/educator-ivc/item/total-knee-replacement# (accessed July 20, 2014). Through this 90 minute experience student have the ability to participate in a live total knee replacement surgery through an interactive platform with the surgeons and other medical personnel in a hospital operating. Students have the ability to watch the surgery in real time and ask questions.
"Try on a Career." EngineerGirl, last modified January 1, 2014, http://www.engineergirl.org/33.aspx. Students have he opportunity to explore careers in engineering and learn about the education, life style, skills, and salary to see which match their individual interest and talents.
"What Is an Aneurysm?" The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, last modified April 1, 2011, http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/arm/. This article provides and overview of aneurysms and also describes types, causes, risks, signs and symptoms, treatments, and prevention.