News

Fifty years of Biomedical Engineering and Collaboration New Perspectives on What's Possible

July 3, 2018

The Biomedical Engineering department formally became a joint department of the U-M College of Engineering and the Medical School in 2012, just five years before celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017. But the spirit and impact of the collaboration that spurred its founding five decades ago continue at an ever-increasing pace today. At the heart […]

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Toward a stem cell model of human nervous system development Human cells could one day show us more about why neural tube birth defects occur and how to prevent them.

June 15, 2018

Human embryonic stem cells can be guided to become the precursor tissue of the central nervous system, research led by the University of Michigan has demonstrated. The new study also reveals the important role of mechanical signals in the development of the human nervous system.

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BME-in-Practice: Iterative curriculum design

June 7, 2018

Incubators are common among entrepreneurs to nurture and develop a new product, application, or business idea. Assistant Professor Aileen Huang-Saad is also applying the concept to biomedical engineering practice – and to engineering education – through a novel “instructional incubator” and series of short, experiential courses.

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Events

BME PhD Defense: Steven M. Peterson

Effects of Sensorimotor Perturbations on Balance Performance and Electrocortical Dynamics

August 17, 2018 - 10:30 am
Lurie Robert H. Engin. Ctr

BME PhD Defense: Grant Hanada

Mobile Brain and Body Imaging During Walking Motor Tasks

August 17, 2018 - 1:30 pm
Lurie Robert H. Engin. Ctr

Bioethics Discussion: Neuroethics

September 11, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Lurie Biomedical Engineering