News

Mary-Ann Mycek named next BME Chair

July 15, 2021

Mary-Ann Mycek has been named the new interim chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, effective July 1, 2021.

Mycek, who joined U-M’s BME faculty in 2003, will be the sixth chair of the department.

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Carbon fiber brain-implant electrodes show promise in animal study

July 14, 2021

A tiny, implantable carbon fiber electrode developed at the University of Michigan and demonstrated in rats has the potential to provide a long-term brain-computer interface that can capture the scope and nuance of electrical signals over lengthy periods of time.

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Blood test shows promise for predicting treatment response in metastatic HPV-positive throat cancer

June 24, 2021

A sensitive blood test being developed by a team of researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center shows promise for predicting whether patients with metastatic HPV-positive throat cancer will respond to treatment months earlier than standard imaging scans.

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Events

BME Ph.D. Defense: Alyse Krausz

Microfluidic Assay Development for Diagnosis and Monitoring of Chronic and Acute Conditions

July 30, 2021 - 10:00 am
Off Campus Location

BME PhD Defense: Emine Sumeyra Turali-Emre

Engineering Biomimetic Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications

August 2, 2021 - 1:00 pm
Off Campus Location

BME PhD Defense: Dorsa Haji Ghaffari

Improving the Resolution of Prosthetic Vision through Stimulus Parameter Optimization

August 5, 2021 - 11:00 am
Off Campus Location

Making a Difference

Charles Cain, PhD In Memoriam

Professor Charles Cain passed away on March 27, 2020, at the age of 77, after three years of fight with prostate cancer. Charles was born to be a scientist and educator. He only wanted to work on new concepts and despised being a follower. His creativity and desire to lead resulted in his pioneering phased […]

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.