December 20, 2021
The multidisciplinary research team will synergize efforts across the University.
As researchers around the world continue to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, most agree on one issue: If history is any indication, there’s another pandemic coming.Read more »
December 8, 2021
A team of researchers led by BME and EECS professor Zhongming Liu, PhD, and BME/fMRI Research Scientist, Scott Peltier, PhD, received one of seven Precision Health Investigators Awards for 2021 for their project titled, “Deep Learning for Prediction of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia of the Alzheimer’s Type.” The awards— each of $200k over 2 years—support […]Read more »
September 30, 2021
In a first, a computer that could fit on an implantable device has interpreted brain signals for precise, high-speed, multifinger movements in primates. This key step toward giving those who have lost limb function more natural, real-time control over advanced prostheses—or even their own hands—was achieved at the University of Michigan.Read more »
Gerhard Holzapfel, Ph.D., Professor of Biomechanics and Head of the Institute of Biomechanics at Graz University of Technology, Austria
January 20, 2022 - 3:30 pm
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Making a Difference
The newly renovated BME Commons, teaching, learning, teamwork, collaboration and ideation space is poised to welcome the BME community back to campus this fall. This fall, after over a year of virtual meetings, distance learning, and remote activities, BME is delighted to welcome students, faculty and staff back to campus to get a first look […]
The U-M Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program is a funding and commercialization program that accelerates development of medical product concepts invented at UM to the point of licensing to established companies or to venture/angel-backed startups. https://bme.umich.edu/research/coulter/
From an engineered scaffold to aid in the early detection of breast cancer metastasis, to a controlled form of ultrasound to non-invasively destroy bad tissue in the body, to a determined mission to enable neural control of prosthetics, Michigan Biomedical Engineering is developing incredible solutions to the worlds most pressing biological and medical challenges.