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IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society International Conference Addresses Latest Advancements in Biomedical Engineering
Live Video Stream of Expert Roundtables Available on

3 September – Leading experts from around the world will discuss the latest advancements  in  biomedical engineering  in the treatment of serious neurological disorders at the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) 31st Annual International Conference (EMBC’09) in Minneapolis, Minn.— the world’s capital of the medical device industry. Comprised of IEEE members, the IEEE EMBS is dedicated to advancing the application of engineering sciences and technology to medicine and biology. IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional association.

Conference highlights include two panel discussions featuring experts in neuro-engineering discussing medical breakthroughs in treating some of today’s most devastating neurological conditions.  The first panel, taking place at 11:30 a.m. CT, will discuss technology’s role in understanding and treating conditions of the brain.  The second panel, taking place at 3 p.m. CT, will cover advances in neuro-rehabilitation.  The EMBC'09 technical program consists of plenary and keynote lectures, workshops, symposia and technical sessions, in which thought leaders in academia and industry will  discuss the latest significant findings and developments in each major field of biomedical engineering, and in particular, neuro-engineering.

Both panel discussions can be viewed live on the Web at

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