The Virginia Tech - Wake Forest University Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Student Chapter hosts an annual Graduate Student Research Symposium to provide students with the opportunity to interact and exchange research ideas with colleagues and industry leaders. This symposium promotes research collaboration between the two campuses and cutting edge facilities, such as the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.
20 oral presentations from graduating Ph.D. and M.S. students. 70 poster presentations from non-graduating students. Topics include injury and musculoskeletal biomechanics, biomedical imaging, cell and tissue engineering, and nanotechnology for medical applications.