November 4, 2019
Bioengineers tend talk a lot about how new technologies work. BME Lecturer Barry Belmont also wants to discuss their implications, and he isn’t the only one. “It’s one thing to learn the mechanics of gene therapy, for example, like how CRISPR works; it’s another to talk about some of the potential uses and the ethics […]Read more »
Implantable cancer traps could provide earlier diagnosis and help monitor treatment Synthetic scaffolding could detect multiple types of cancers before they start to spread.| Medium Read
October 30, 2019
Invasive procedures to biopsy tissue from cancer-tainted organs could be replaced by simply taking samples from a tiny “decoy” implanted just beneath the skin, University of Michigan researchers have demonstrated in mice. These devices have a knack for attracting cancer cells traveling through the body. In fact, they can even pick up signs that cancer […]Read more »
October 23, 2019
Jon A. Rowley, a University of Michigan Undergraduate, Graduate, and Doctoral alumnus, was honored with the 2019 Michigan Biomedical Engineering Merit Award. Rowley is the Founder and Chief Product Officer of RoosterBio Inc. Jon started RoosterBio in 2013 as part of his personal quest of having the biggest impact possible on the commercial translation of […]Read more »
November 19, 2019 - 12:00 pm
North Campus Research Complex Building 10
November 21, 2019 - 9:00 am
Changes in Femoral Microstructure Following Injury and with Aging
November 21, 2019 - 10:00 am
Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.)
Making a Difference
Michigan has been pushing forward the field of biomedical engineering for over 50 years, with incredible technological contributions like ECMO, the silicon neural probe, and the spherocentric knee, to the world-class education of today’s top biomedical engineering minds.
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.
Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan is poised to make incredible impact in the fields of engineering, biology and medicine in the years and decades ahead, from innovations in undergraduate and graduate education to groundbreaking research.