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.



BME PhD student Yiying Zhu wins 2016 ESB EDGE Award

U-M Biomedical Engineering PhD student Yiying Zhu, out of Dr. Oliver Kripfgans Ultrasound Group in Radiology, was selected as one of the recipients of the 2016 Endowment for the Development of Graduate Education (EDGE) award.

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U-M research center spurs new approach to musculoskeletal health

ANN ARBOR – A promising new approach to musculoskeletal disease that focuses on the interactions between body systems like bone and muscle is a top priority at the newly established Michigan Integrative Musculoskeletal Health Core Center.

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M-HEAL’S Project MESA Wins $25K from Ford C3 Prize supports distribution of team’s portable exam table in Nicaragua

A team of U-M students is one of seven across the country to win $25,000 in the 2016 Ford College Community Challenge (Ford C3).

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