Professor Mycek officially appointed as BME chair

September 22, 2023

Professor Mary-Ann Mycek has been appointed the William and Valerie Hall Department Chair of Biomedical Engineering (BME), effective September 1, 2023, through August 30, 2028. U-M Regents voted on September 21, 2023, to confirm her appointment.  Professor Mycek has served as interim chair of BME since July 1, 2021. As interim chair, she was responsible […]

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AI tool helps optimize antibody medicines

September 11, 2023

Machine learning points out why antibodies fail to stay on target, binding to molecules that aren’t markers of disease—and suggests better designs. BY: DEREK SMITH Antibody treatments may be able to activate the immune system to fight diseases like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and colorectal cancer, but they are less effective when they bind with themselves and other molecules that […]

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Surgeon uses academic development time to collaborate with Biomedical Engineering

September 10, 2023

Drew Braet is a fourth-year resident in Vascular Surgery and is taking his two-year academic development time to work with C. Alberto Figueroa, the Edward B Diethrich M.D. Research Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Vascular Surgery, professor of surgery, Medical School and professor of biomedical engineering, Medical School and College of Engineering. Dr. Braet’s goal […]

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Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series

Understanding Broken Hearts: Modeling Multiscale Cardiac Mechanobiology with Alison Vander Roest, PhD

September 28, 2023 - 4:30 pm
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building

Making a Difference

Discover the BME Design Space

The BME Commons, teaching, learning, teamwork, collaboration and ideation space is a gathering place for the BME community. Several key features of the BME Commons include: The goals of the space are to foster teamwork and community, integrate professional practice into BME curriculum, and promote engineering / industry / medicine interactions. “We’re excited to have […]

Biomedical Engineering at Michigan: Happening Now

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.

Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program

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.