Making a Difference

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.

“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.


UM Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program Awards 4 Projects for 2016-2017 Funding

The UM Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program “Coulter Program” is pleased to announce its funding selection for FY 2017.

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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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