The focus of the division is to support development of science and technology for processing and evaluating complex biomedical information in order to develop solutions to real-world healthcare problems. This research builds toward practical, patient-centered applications such as:
- clinical decision-making support systems
- in-home treatment monitoring
- medical image improvement through advanced methodologies
- next-generation intelligent image and data analysis tools
- mobile health.
NIBIB in the News ·
NIH recently hosted the first in-person conference for the Point-of-Care Technology Research Network (POCTRN) since the pandemic that brought together more than 200 researchers, technology developers, clinicians and industry partners to discuss “Research and Innovation Translation Partnerships in Point-of-Care Technologies."
Highlights included two distinguished keynote speakers—new NIH Director Dr. Monica Bertagnolli and Dr. Renee Wegrzyn, director of the recently created Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H). Source: NIH Record
Science Highlights ·A new RADx Tech fellowship aims to increase diversity among biotechnology innovators. Fellows who recently completed the six-month program share their perspectives on how the fellowship helped them advance their technologies.
Press Releases ·The federal government has expanded the Home Test to Treat program, an entirely virtual community health program that offers free COVID-19 health services.
Grantee News ·Emory University announced on Wednesday that the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of the National Institutes of Health has awarded a team of academic and medical institutions — including Emory University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta — $7.8 million for research. Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Grantee News ·UMass Chan Medical School and UMass Lowell have received $8.9 million from the National Institutes of Health in support for their development of home care technology. Source: Worcester Business Journal