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The Federal government is very interested and active in the development of technology
that bridges medical and engineering research. Listed below are government sites that
deal with these emerging applied sciences of Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology.
National Center for Biotechnology Information
The Center, a joint venture by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes
of Health, has databases that cover research in computational and molecular biology
and disseminates biomedical information.
Access to over 9 million journal citations and abstracts from Medline. Includes direct
links to journal websites; some are full-text.
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Agency Sites/Regulations/Grant & Patent Information
Code of Federal Regulations
A codification of general and permanent rules & regulations. Title 21 (FDA) deals
with medical devices.
A daily publications of all executive and administrative rules and regulations. 1995
USDA - Agricultural Biotechnology
Facts and figures on how the USDA regulates the field testing of genetically engineered
plants and microorganisms.
National Center for Injury Prevention & Control
This CDC site contains the currently funded extramural research in Biomechanics. Also includes listings of funding opportunities and state cooperative agreements.
Center for Disease Control's Reproductive Health Information Source
Full-text reports (PDF/HTML) on reproductive health technology.
Energy Department's Biomedical Engineering Program
This agency supports short-term research projects in biomedical engineering. Site
contains reports on current projects and listings of funding opportunities.
Biomedical Engineering at the NIH
A gateway site to information on extramural research opportunities at the National
Institutes of Health.
Intelligent Systems& Robotics Center - Sandia National Laboratory
Contains information on design and development of complex micro & macro sized automated
National Center for Research Resources for Biomedical Technology
This site contains grant guideline information, the Center's Directory, and published reports on current research.
Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship Program
Internships jointly sponsored by National Institutes of Health, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, and the Whitaker Foundation.
Biomedical Engineering & Research to Aid Persons with Disabilities
National Science Foundation - Description of program, program directors, and funded
United States Patent & Trademark Office
Site contain forms, databases, current awareness updates, and inventor resources.
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University of Memphis/University of Tennessee Memphis Biomedical Engineering
American Society for Artificial Internal Organs
International Federation for Medical & Biological Engineering
Peterson's Biomedical Engineering Graduate Schools
Yahoo - Biotechnology.
"Electric Hearts" Public Broadcasting Corporation NOVA program December, 1999.
"New Technology to Grow New Human Parts for Transplant" ABC World News Tonight Feb.22, 2000. Available: Academic Universe (UofM Only).