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The 2012 Fischell Festival
Thursday, October 18, 2012
1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building
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The Fischell Department of Bioengineering at the A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland presents:

A Celebration of Bioengineering's Potential to Improve Life for Millions of People

As always, the Fischell Festival is free and open to the public! Prospective students and their families are welcome.

To learn more about the Fischell Festival, and to see writeups, photos and video from the previous years' events, please visit

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Your RSVP by noon on Thursday, October 11 is appreciated to help us create the best experience for all of our guests!

Scheduled Presentations Include:

  • "Training for the Real World by Working in the Real World"
    Keynote Lecture by Elliot R. McVeigh, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • "Designing Nanomedicines to Overcome Physiological Barriers"
    Silvia Muro, Fischell Department of Bioengineering and Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research, University of Maryland
  • "Quantitative Imaging and Prediction of Cell State Changes"
    Anne L. Plant, Biochemical Science Division, Cell Systems Science Group, NIST
  • "An Experimental, Theoretical, and Clinical Approach to the Study of Normal and Diseased Whole-Heart Function"
    Richard A. Gray, Biomedical Engineer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • "The Plight of the Innovator - How to Get Out of It"
    A Whiting-Turner Business and Entrepreneurial Lecture presented by Thomas J. Fogarty, Inventor of the Balloon Catheter
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Fogarty Engineering, and Fogarty Institute for Innovation, El Camino Hospital

The Fischell Festival will also feature a graduate student and postdoctoral research associate poster session and the introduction of the 2012 Fischell Fellow.

This Event is For: Public • Clark School • All Students • Undergraduate • Prospective Students • Faculty • Post-Docs • Alumni • Employers • Corporate • Press • Parents and Family


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