Making a Difference

U-M student draws on personal experience for prosthetics research

The Rehabilitation Biomechanics Laboratory at the University of Michigan looks part playground, part film studio, part bionic woman.

Taking the Guesswork out of Surgical Planning How BME professor Alberto Figueroa’s patient-specific blood flow simulations help clinicians find the ideal surgical path

Last summer, Alberto Figueroa’s BME lab achieved an important “first” – using computer-generated blood flow simulations to plan a complex cardiovascular procedure.

Surgery without Knives or Needles

A team of researchers at the University of Michigan has developed a new, revolutionary technique that has the potential to reshape the practice of surgery.

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U-M leads major new regenerative medicine center funded by NIH

ANN ARBOR—A new interdisciplinary health sciences resource center at the University of Michigan has received an $11.7 million award from the National Institutes of Health to advance regenerative medicine.

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Coating method could improve temporary implants that dissolve in the body

A strategy for coating complicated surfaces with biodegradable polymers has been pioneered by a team of researchers led by Joerg Lahann, a professor of chemical engineering and director of the Biointerfaces Institute at U-M. It could enable coatings for implants that dissolve in the body, such as drugs to improve healing.

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Tim Bruns wins NSF CAREER Award

U-M BME assistant professor Tim Bruns has received a prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.

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