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jaspadaro17
12-05-1997, 08:22 AM
The following is being sent from Dr. Subrata Saha concerning a matter of
interest to Biomch folks. Please respond to Clemson address below. --
Joe Spadaro
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First Call for Papers

18th SOUTHERN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING CONFERENCE &
2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ETHICAL ISSUES IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
April 2-4 1999
Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Papers are solicited on new developments in theory, concepts, applications
and techniques in all facets of Biomedical Engineering. Attendance and
professional program paper presentation by individuals from the US and the
entire world are encouraged and welcomed.

Abstract Submissions:
November 2, 1998 500 word abstract submission deadline
December 7, 1998 notification of abstract acceptance
January 11, 1999 deadline for submitting complete 4
page manuscript
All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings which
will be available at the meeting.

Forward Abstracts to:
Subrata Saha, Ph.D., Director
Bioengineering Alliance of South Carolina
313 Rhodes Research Center
Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634-0906

Those interested in organizing sessions and company exhibitions should
please contact the conference chairperson.

Suggested topics for presentations: (Biomedical)
Aerospace Medicine Cardiology Human Factors Neurobiology
Bioinstrumentation Cardiovascular Mechanics Hemodynamics
Orthopaedic Biomechanics
Biomaterials Cell Biology Imaging Systems
Pharmacolgical Systems
Biomaterials Education Clinical Engineering Instrument/Wildlife Mgt.
Pulmonary Mechanics
Bioengineering Education Computers in Medicine Medical Devices
Radiology/Nuclear Medicine
Biomed. Instrumentation Dental Materials Lasers in Medicine
Rehabilitation Engineering
& Sensors Drug Delivery Systems Modeling Systems
Rheumatology
Biosensors Ergonomics Medical Robotics
Tissue Engineering
Biotechnology Gait Analysis Medical Imaging Toxicity
Biosignal Acquisition & Genetic Engineering Modeling Physiol. System
Trauma and Impact
Processing Health Care Delivery System Neural Networks
Wound Healing

Suggested topics for presentations: (BioEthics)
A Code of Ethics for Bioengineers Ethical Issues in Genetic
Engineering and Cloning
Clinical Trials of Biomedical Devices and Implants Ethics of
Technology Introduction
Ethical Concerns in Medical Informatics HMO's and Ethical Issues
Ethical Issues in Bioengineering Research & Practice Resource Allocation
for Health Care Delivery
Ethical Issues in Clinical Engineering Use of Animals in the
Testing of Medical Devices

Abstract Format:
Title Bold and Centered
Author(s) and Affiliation(s) Centered

Submit a 500 word single spaced abstract in English, with one inch margins.
Skip a line between paragraphs. printing should be done with a 12 pt or
greater size font to allow high quality reproduction. Students may submit
original work for either a podium or a poster presentation. Note: Only
papers by students submitted for presentation in the poster format will be
considered for student awards.

Student Awards
Undergraduate and graduate students as well as medical/dental students and
residency candidates are encouraged to submit papers. Several awards will
be given to honor the best papers/presentations in each student category.
Please indicate on your abstract your student status and if you wish your
paper to be considered for a student award. Student awards will be made
based on both a final manuscript and presentation of paper in a poster
session.

Direct Requests for Further Information:
Subrata Saha, Ph.D., Director
Bioengineering Alliance of South Carolina
313 Rhodes Research Center
Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634-0906
Phone: (864) 656-7603 or (864) 656-5561
Fax: (864) 656-4466
e-mail: amarand@clemson.edu

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Joseph A. Spadaro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor - Orthopedic Research
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
S.U.N.Y. Health Science Center - Syracuse
750 East Adams St. Syracuse, NY, U.S.A.
e-mail: spadaroj@vax.cs.hscsyr.edu
Fax: 315-464-6638