Bioelectronics, Bioinformatics And The Future Of Medicine

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Bioelectronics, bioinformatics and the future of medicine


Implantable bionics, nanomedicine for cardiovascular health and new

developments in bioinformatics will be among the topics explored at an

international forum hosted by RMIT University, which begins today. 


The 2009 International Symposium on Bioelectronics and Bioinformatics (9–11

December) brings world experts to Melbourne to share the latest research

progress in this rapidly developing field.


Jointly organised by RMIT and the Heterogeneous Integration Consortium, Taiwan,

ISBB2009 provides a forum for researchers, engineers and research students to

discuss discoveries in the areas of biomedical engineering, micro and nano

electronics, e-health, bioinformatics, and bio-signal processing.


Speakers include:



Professor Metin Akay, Harrington Department of Bioengineering, Arizona State

Unviersity and founding chair of the International Institute of Electrical and

Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Conference on Neural Engineering, Biomedical

Engineering for Global Healthcare



Professor Nigel Lovell, Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University

of New South Wales on Implantable and Wearable Bionics: from Managing

Chronic Disease to Therapies for Blindness



Professor Donna Wang, Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University,

Nanomedicine for Preserving Cardiovascular Health and Treating

Cardiovascular Diseases



Professor Tony Burkitt, Head, Neuro-Engineering Group, Department of

Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne, Epilepsy

Seizure Detection, Prediction and Prevention


For more information and to view the full symposium program:



Media opportunity


What: 2009 International Symposium on Bioelectronics and Bioinformatics

When: Wednesday, 9 December Friday, 11 December

Where: RMIT University City campus, Building 12, Level 7, Room 2


For interviews: Conference Co-Chair, Dr John Fang, (03) 9925 2432 or 0402

684 852, Conference Program Co-Chair, Dr Margaret Lech, (03) 9925 1028.


For general media enquiries: RMIT University Communications, Gosia

Kaszubska, (03) 9925 3176 or 0417 510 735.

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