News

Covid-19: A guide for the BME Community

March 19, 2020

University of Michigan health professionals have been closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 over the past two months. Our goals are to deliver on our mission while protecting health and safety by minimizing the potential spread of the disease, both within our community and in the broader society. The changes we have implemented follow the […]

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‘It’s like you have a hand again’ An ultra-precise mind-controlled prosthetic

March 4, 2020

In a major advance in mind-controlled prosthetics for amputees, University of Michigan researchers have tapped faint, latent signals from arm nerves and amplified them to enable real-time, intuitive, finger-level control of a robotic hand. Take an interactive multimedia deep dive into the research collaboration that’s powering the unprecedented, intuitive control of next-gen bionics. Read the […]

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Aaron Morris Selected as a TED Fellow University of Michigan Precision Health Scholar and Biomedical Engineering Postdoc to present at TED2020

January 23, 2020

Ann Arbor, MI JANUARY 23, 2020—Aaron Morris, MS, PhD—a 2018 recipient of a Precision Health Scholars Award and a research fellow in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan—has been selected as a TED Fellow. Chosen for his work on tissue-engineered diagnostic sites, Morris joins a class of 20 change-makers from around the world to […]

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Events

BME 500: Suzanne Maher

Suzanne Maher, HSS Research Institute

April 2, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Off Campus Location

Bioethics Discussion: Responsibility

April 7, 2020 - 7:00 pm
Off Campus Location

BME 500: Sara Roccabianca

Sara Roccabianca, Michigan State University

April 9, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Off Campus Location

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.