Student research papers for Professor Ashim Datta's Biomed BEE 4530/Computer-aided Engineering course for 2003.

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  • Transdermal Scopolamine Drug Delivery Systems for Motion Sickness 

    Fung, Gloria; Ho, Terence; Lee, Soyoon; Munaretto, Joseph; Tsai, Christine (2003-07-12)
    Transdermal drug delivery systems are involved in the continuous administration of drug molecules from the surface of the skin into the circulatory system. Such systems have proved advantageous for delivery of certain ...
  • Cryopreservation of Umbilical Cord Tissue for Stem Cell Harvesting 

    Buchwald, Steven; Chiu, Nicole; Chu, Melvin; Kim, Hesed; Yeang, Calvin (2003-07-12)
    Stem cell transplantation has become an important process used to treat patients with bone marrow diseases. When implanted into patients, stem cells from the umbilical cord have been found to successfully proliferate as ...
  • Cryopreservation of the Kidney: A Feasibility Study Based on Cooling Rates 

    Malvica, Erica; Salter, Ben; Verma, Kush; Watkins, Tara; Shauhgnesy, Michael (2003-07-12)
    This project models the cryopreservation of a kidney submerged in liquid nitrogen. Attempts to cryopreserve whole organs have been unsuccessful in the past due to the formation of ice crystals in the intracellular fluid, ...
  • Temperature Profile Of the Brain During Suspended Animation 

    Ku, Cora; Sakai, Yuichi; Wong, Amy; Yeung, Ophelia (2003-07-12)
    In most cases of serious truncal injuries, cardiac arrest occurs within minutes due the severe blood loss. Although many of these injuries are potentially repairable, death is often resulted from fatal brain damage due ...
  • Modeling Heat Flows in a Hibernating Black Bear 

    Cottrell, Jocelyn; Hogan, Chris; Jain, Nieraj; Nogal, Bartosz; McWay, Michael (2003-07-12)
    The American Black Bear (Ursus americanus) has the ability to sustain a high core temperature throughout the duration of its hibernation cycle, even as outside temperatures fall to -20?C. This ability is largely due the ...

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