Making a Difference

Biomedical Engineering at Michigan: Looking Back

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.

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.

Biomedical Engineering at Michigan: Moving Forward

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.

Events

Acoustic Methods for Histotripsy Feedback

Final Oral Examination - Jonathan Macoskey

March 21, 2019 - 9:30 am
Lurie Robert H. Engin. Ctr

Bioethics Discussion: Eugenics

March 26, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Lurie Biomedical Engineering

BME Seminar Series

Christine Gathers

March 28, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building

News

Speedy “slingshot” cell movement observed for the first time New findings suggest it might one day be possible to direct healthy cells to advance tissue repair therapies.

March 12, 2019

By slingshotting themselves forward, human cells can travel more than five times faster than previously documented, University of Michigan researchers have found.

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A ‘decathlon’ for antibiotics puts them through more realistic testing Surprise findings could upend the current drug discovery approach for treating one of the most dangerous hospital-borne infections.

January 23, 2019

The University of Michigan’s Sriram Chandrasekaran is using advanced computer simulations to study how different environments affect antibiotic performance.

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U-M BME and Shantou University Shaping the biomedical engineering workforce of tomorrow

December 13, 2018

A new international collaboration is underway, forging deeper connections between U-M BME and Shantou University (STU) in China. The two institutions are working side by side to develop a BME program at STU that will shape the biomedical engineering workforce of tomorrow.

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