The 2011 Biomedical Engineering Society annual meeting will draw more than 3,000 biomedical engineers and clinicians to Hartford, Conn., Oct. 12–15, 2011, for a meeting co-organized by Brown University. It is the largest gathering of biomedical engineers in the country, featuring nearly 2,000 presentations. Karen Haberstroh, assistant professor (research) in the School of Engineering, and Thomas Webster, associate professor of engineering and orthopaedics, are the conference’s co-chairs. More than 100 Brown undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and faculty are expected to attend the meeting. More than 40 talks will be given by Brown students and faculty. “The selection of Brown to host this year’s Biomedical Engineering Society meeting signifies the University’s long history and continuous national leadership at the intersection of engineering and medicine,” Webster said. The University of Connecticut is a co-host.

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