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  EPBS: introducing biomedical science
Biomedical science is the term for the investigations carried out by biomedical scientists on samples of tissue and body fluids to diagnose disease and monitor the treatment of patients.
Biomedical science is the engine room of modern medicine and few hospitals across Europe would be able to function without the support of biomedical scientists who work in partnership with doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Biomedical scientists work in hospital blood banks and the blood transfusion service and are concerned with the identification of individual blood groups and test for compatibility of donors' blood with that of patients.
www.epbs.net /science.htm   (901 words)

  
 What is Biomedical Science?
Biomedical science is a continually changing, dynamic profession with long-term career prospects including management, research, education and specialised laboratory work.
Biomedical science represents an opportunity to put scientific knowledge into practical use and perform a key role within medical healthcare that offers career satisfaction for many in the profession.
The education and training of biomedical scientists is a process, which continues throughout their career in order to ensure that skills and knowledge are kept up to date with the ever changing and expanding role of the profession.
www.internationaledu.net /english/biomed.htm   (776 words)

  
 What is Biomedical Science?
Typically, the professional biomedical student works in a hospital laboratory, and may be called on to analyse metabolic disorders, perform HIV testing, blood typing or genetic tests, diagnose tumours or identify an infectious micro-organism.
Most UK biomedical scientists work in hospital laboratories to support the work of clinicians and general practitioners, but some are employed in public health (water, foodstuffs), veterinary laboratories (disease monitoring), blood banks, forensics, pharmaceuticals development and, of course, basic medical research.
Studying biomedical science in the UK offers international students the opportunity to increase their scientific knowledge, and learn how to put it into practical use within medicine or related professions.
www.science-engineering.net /biomedical_science.htm   (988 words)

  
 Biomedical Science Courses & Careers
The many roles of support by biomedical scientists for A and E and theatre surgery includes tests for emergency blood transfusions and blood grouping as well as tests on samples from patients who have overdosed on unknown substances, or may have leukaemia or are suspected of having a heart attack.
Biomedical scientists are also employed in a variety of roles including the veterinary service, the Health and Safety Executive, university and forensic laboratories, pharmaceutical and product manufacturers, Her Majesty's Forces and various government departments.
All biomedical scientists working in a NHS laboratory must, by Act of Parliament, be State Registered and will be required to submit a logbook of their training to the Council for Professions Supplementary to Medicine (CPSM).
www.medical-colleges.net /biomedical2.htm   (1059 words)

  
 IBMS - The Institute of Biomedical Science
Doctors treat their patients based on results of diagnostic investigation by biomedical scientists, while departments such as Accident and Emergency and operating theatres rely on biomedical scientists for emergency blood transfusions and blood grouping, testing for suspected overdoses, conditions such as leukaemia or patients suspected of having a heart attack.
Biomedical science is a continually changing, dynamic profession with diverse long term career prospects including management, research, education, advanced roles and specialised laboratory work.
Biomedical science degree courses accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science are designed specifically for the profession.
www.ibms.org /index.cfm?method=education_and_careers.careers   (865 words)

  
 Lynchburg College: Biomedical Science
Biomedical science majors are required to conduct a research project as a capstone experience, and they must maintain excellent academic standing.
To be eligible to continue in the biomedical science major beyond the sophomore year, students must have completed nineteen hours in the core (four lab science courses and MATH 103) with a 3.0 average in the core courses and a 2.75 overall QPA.
Biomedical science students participate in collaborative research with a faculty mentor as a capstone experience.
www.lynchburg.edu /biomedsci.xml   (395 words)

  
 Drexel BIOMED Website :: Graduate Academic Programs
Biomedical engineering is concerned with the application of engineering and science methodologies to the analysis of biological and physiological problems and to the delivery of health care.
Biomedical science is a broad field concerned with the application of fundamental biological research and quantitative analysis to human health.
The graduate program in biomedical science educates students whose undergraduate education is in basic life sciences (e.g., biology or biochemistry) or paramedical disciplines (e.g., nursing, physical therapy, or medical technology) in quantitative analysis, mathematical modeling, fundamental computing skills, and informatics.
www.biomed.drexel.edu /new04/Content/grad_prog/academic_programs   (2875 words)

  
 Biomedical Science Courses - University of Central Lancashire
Biomedical Science involves the study of the scientific basis of health and disease and plays an important role in modern medical care.
The biomedical scientist fulfils a pivotal function within the health care system, as he or she is responsible for analysing and interpreting the various causes of disease.
The UK delivered course is accredited by both the Health Professions Council (HPC) and the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) as a preliminary qualification for employment in hospital pathology laboratories.
www.uclan.ac.uk /courses/ug/subjects/biomedical.htm   (350 words)

  
 Bachelor of Biomedical Science (BBmedSc) | Victoria University of Wellington
Biomedical science is a wide-reaching area of scientific research.
The staff who teach in Victoria’s Biomedical Science programme undertake research with organisations including the Wellington School of Medicine, Wellington Medical Laboratories, and the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, located from 2004 at Victoria’s Kelburn Campus.
Human Genetics: covers all aspects of the science of human genetics, including the study of the human genome and the treatment of disease and illness of a genetic origin.
www.vuw.ac.nz /home/subjects_degrees/undergraduate_degrees/bbmedsc.html   (645 words)

  
 Faculty of Science : 12. Bachelor of Biomedical Science (BBiomedSc)
Having undertaken laboratory and tutorial classes, biomedical science graduates are adept at activity planning as well as the application of theory to practice.
The need to manage the multiplicity of tasks (lectures, laboratory and assignment work), means that biomedical science graduates are aware of the need to structure and manage time effectively and efficiently, to retain balance, and to prioritise their activities.
Approved science subjects are subjects offered in the disciplines of anatomy and cell biology, biochemistry and molecular biology, botany, chemistry, genetics, mathematics and statistics, microbiology and immunology, pathology, pharmacology, physics, physiology and zoology.
www.unimelb.edu.au /HB/facs/SCI-S13227.html   (3688 words)

  
 Biomedical Science | Victoria University of Wellington
Biomedical science at Victoria is the area of study that relates to human health and diseases.
The Bachelor of Biomedical Science [BBmedSc] can be the first step towards a career in medicine and other health-related careers, or lead to work in health research.
Biomedical Science courses are taught within the School of Biological Sciences, New Kirk Building.
www.vuw.ac.nz /home/subjects_degrees/subjects/bmsc.aspx   (416 words)

  
 The Biomedical Information Science and Technology Initiative   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The natural byproduct of their emphasis on biomedical research will be a new generation of researchers who are skillful with computing, and who will have helped to create the computational tools they need to meet tomorrow's challenges.
Biomedical computing is not a recognized discipline, and despite the extraordinary demand for people with good education in both biomedicine and computing, only a few cross-disciplinary training programs exist.
Biomedical researchers need to know better how to use the powerful technology that both informs and advances their work, but the time spent developing that expertise should not come at the expense of time spent focusing on basic scientific problems.
www.nih.gov /about/director/060399.htm   (8704 words)

  
 Bachelors in Biomedical Science - Program Description
The Biomedical Sciences major in the Biomedical Sciences Department is designed for preprofessional students who are interested in graduate training in human or animal medicine.
The Biomedical Sciences major consists of courses prescribed by professional schools (medical, dental, osteopathic, veterinary, graduate) as essential to the successful completion of a professional school curriculum, plus electives necessary to provide educational breadth and maturity.
Because the primary function of the Biomedical Sciences major is to prepare students for postgraduate programs, the number of jobs for which graduates of this major are immediately qualified is limited.
www4.gvsu.edu /bmhs/bmhs_programs/bms_desc.htm   (685 words)

  
 PA-00-117: INNOVATIONS IN BIOMEDICAL INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: PHASED INNOVATION AWARD (R21/R33)
The NIH is interested in promoting research and developments in biomedical information science and technology that will support rapid progress in areas of scientific opportunity in biomedical research.
Examples of data types that could be considered include but are not limited to genomic sequences, biomedical images, qualitative descriptors for health and social science, remote sensing and geospatial images, and chemical formulae.
Given the expanding needs in biomedical research for advances in a variety of areas of information science and technology, the approaches and technologies proposed under this announcement should ultimately be generalizable, scalable, extensible, interoperable and use sophisticated computational resources.
grants.nih.gov /grants/guide/pa-files/PA-00-117.html   (4600 words)

  
 MSc/PGDip/PGCert Biomedical Science - Postgraduate Courses - University of Central Lancashire
Specific entry requirements: Applicants must be currently employed within the Biomedical Sciences field and provide a letter of release/approval from their employer.
Applicants for this programme would normally be expected to hold a Biomedical Science Honours degree (at least second class) from a UK or other recognised university.
The full award of Master of Science will be available to those who, additionally, demonstrate research skills in a Biomedical Science topic.
www.uclan.ac.uk /courses/pg/files/blbols.htm   (265 words)

  
 The UK's Largest Biomedical Science Career Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Biomedical Scientist is published 12 months a year and sent to all members of The Institute of Biomedical Science, as part of their membership benefits.
The British Journal of Biomedical Science is published quarterly, and is also sent to all IBMS members, as well as members of the Academy of Medical Laboratory Science in the Irish Republic.
Other interested parties may subscribe to The Biomedical Scientist for 6 months or a year, and will receive The British Journal of Biomedical Science as part of their subscription.
www.careerscene.com /subscribe.asp   (126 words)

  
 Biomedical Science Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
distinctive undergraduate program in Biomedical Science is offered at Texas AandM University.
Biomedical Science is the broad field of applied biology related to health and disease.
The first objective in the Biomedical Science curriculum is a strong four year college education.
www.cvm.tamu.edu /bims   (158 words)

  
 Illinois Institute of Technology
As a leader in biomedical engineering research and teaching, IIT prepares students for leadership positions in some of today’s most promising and challenging careers in industry, medicine and research.
Biomedical engineering is an interdisciplinary major in which the principles and tools of traditional engineering fields, such as mechanical, materials, electrical and chemical engineering are integrated with the chemical, physical and biological sciences to be applied for a better understanding of physiological processes in man or towards the solution of basic medical problems.
Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the program will be conducted in collaboration with the IIT Engineering Center for Diabetes Research and Education (ECDRE) and will allow students to explore timely topics in diabetes mellitus research.
www.iit.edu /~biomed   (332 words)

  
 ODU Biology Biomedical Science Ph.D.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The integration of clinical and basic sciences is an important component of research programs as well as the biomedical sciences graduate program.
The Biomedical Sciences Program provides predoctoral students with a foundation of general biomedical sciences interdisciplinary training, followed by a high level of professional training in the advanced aspects of specific biomedical sciences and in research philosophy and techniques.
The core course work and lab rotations provide students with a broad background in the basic biomedical sciences, as well as advanced training in cell and molecular biology with emphasis on their application to organ systems and whole animal models.
www.odu.edu /sci/biology/degphdbmed.html   (1968 words)

  
 Biomedical Science - School of Biological Sciences   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Biomedical Scientists study the mechanisms that underlie normal and abnormal human biological function.
The aim of their research is to understand what goes wrong in disease at the levels of molecules, cells, and organs.
Her MSc thesis research involved a study of the molecular genetics of ovarian cancer in which the aim was to identify genes involved in the initiation and progression of this devastating disease.
www.sbs.auckland.ac.nz /info/themes/biomedicalscience.html   (659 words)

  
 Recommendations of The Biomedical Information Science and Technology Initiative Implementation Group - April 2000
The solicitations would be focussed around particular areas of opportunity for partnership in the areas of biomedical computing and biomedical research, and would be issued in parallel with, or subsequent to, the release of the NIH-wide solicitation of planning grants.
Research in biomedical computing is frequently cost intensive, requiring significant hardware investments to support the final project.
To assure that biomedical researchers can gain access to the computing resources they need beyond their desktops, the NIH should provide financial resources to increase computing capacity, both local and remote.
www.bisti.nih.gov /bisti_recommendations.cfm   (1912 words)

  
 Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Biomedical science is the application of new scientific knowledge to the practice of medicine and health care.
In year one, you will be introduced to the basic sciences underpinning biomedical science.
As a biomedical scientist you will find employment in hospitals, health departments, biomedical research institutes, university and government research organisations and in the pharmaceutical, diagnostic, biotechnology and other health-related industries.
www14.gu.edu.au /cis/p_cat/admission.asp?ProgCode=1031   (1037 words)

  
 Biomedical sciences
An open day is an excellent opportunity to visit the University where you might spend the next three years of your life.
Biomedical sciences isn’t about white lab coats, it’s about the people inside them.
Find out why biomedical sciences could be the perfect choice for you.
www.wlv.ac.uk /science/biomedical   (196 words)

  
 Employment Links for the Biomedical Scientist
These are often trying times for Ph.D's searching for suitable employment, a problem that is not confined to the biomedical sciences or to the United States.
This set of links is being compiled by a fellow scientist to assist colleagues in the biomedical and other sciences who may be exploring the internet for on-line employment information.
Cargo Cult Science -- Revisited - An essay by T.M. Georges relating the end of the "science gravy train" to the "cargo-cult" parable.
www.his.com /~graeme/employ.html   (3562 words)

  
 Biomedical Science Degree Course
The Biomedical Science degree will provide you with an amazing range of career opportunities.
The degree incorporates a flexible choice of modern subjects that encompass the wide diversity of biomedical sciences.
Biomedical students are also taught by the Hospital based departments of the Faculty, which include Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Medicine, Pathology and Immunology, and Psychological Medicine.
www.med.monash.edu.au /biomed   (180 words)

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