News

New $13.8M center at U-M will study infectious disease, pandemic preparedness

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.

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BME Led Team Receives 2021 Precision Heath Investigators Award

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 […]

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Individual finger control for advanced prostheses demonstrated in primates

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.

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Events

Structure and Mechanics of the Myocardium: Modeling and Simulation

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
Off Campus Location

Making a Difference

BME Design Space Welcomes Students Back to Campus

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 […]

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. https://bme.umich.edu/research/coulter/

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.