Making a Difference

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.

“Kidney on a chip” could lead to safer drug dosing

University of Michigan researchers have used a “kidney on a chip” device to mimic the flow of medication through human kidneys and measure its effect on kidney cells.

Nanoparticle Acts Like Trojan Horse To Halt Asthma

New technology can also be used to turn off peanut and other food allergies


SpecOp wins second place at BMEidea competition

U-M Biomedical Engineering graduate design team SpecOp took home second place in the 2016 BMEidea competition.

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One Lab, Three Approaches to Restoring Ovarian Function Ariella Shikanov

Ariella Shikanov has just received an NSF CAREER award to help restore ovarian function in women and girls undergoing treatment for cancer and autoimmune diseases.

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2016 NSF Fellowships

Three BME students won prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships in 2016.

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