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Thayer professor Jane Hill awarded AIMBE fellowship

Apr 26, 2019   |   The Dartmouth

"Thayer School of Engineering professor Jane Hill has conducted research on topics ranging from the College’s corpse flower “Morphy” to infectious diseases," writes The Dartmouth. "On March 25, Hill was inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows during a formal induction ceremony at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., one of the highest professional distinctions a biological or medical engineer can receive. ...

... "Hill said she and her team primarily research biomarkers for infectious diseases and then 'translate that knowledge into point-of-care systems for hospitals and clinics.' Her research team has received numerous grants to further their research on breath-based diagnostic tests for tuberculosis and cystic fibrosis.

"'Tuberculosis is the largest infectious disease killer, [as] it kills 1.5 million people every year,' Hill said. 'We have learned from many others along the way, and we have been at the forefront of the field.'

"The College of Fellows selected Hill for her 'outstanding contributions to the development, validation, and implementation of metabolomics in the early detection of lung infections.'"

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