U-M BME Assistant Professor Jiahe Li receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

October 3, 2023

Congratulations to Jiahe Li, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, who has received the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award from the NIH Common Fund’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research (HRHR) program. The NIH Common Fund supports a series of exceptionally high-impact programs that cross NIH Institutes and Centers. Common Fund programs pursue major opportunities […]

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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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Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series

"The adaptive immune system and senescence in regenerative medicine," with Jennifer Elisseeff, PhD

October 5, 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.