News

U-M Weil Institute, College of Engineering & Michigan Medicine Awarded $5.7M Grant for Wearable Sensor that Detects Diseases through Body Odor

August 24, 2022

ANN ARBOR, MI – Researchers from the University of Michigan’s Max Harry Weil Institute for Critical Care Research and Innovation, College of Engineering and Michigan Medicine have received a $5.7 million grant from the NIH Screening for Conditions by Electronic Nose Technology (SCENT) program to develop a portable sensor that uses body odor to detect over 20 acute and chronic, inflammatory, metabolic, respiratory, cardiovascular and skin diseases in both adults and children.

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Rackham Welcomes David Sept as Associate Dean

August 11, 2022

Rackham Graduate School welcomes David Sept as associate dean for academic programs and initiatives. As associate dean, he will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with Rackham programs in engineering and the physical sciences.

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Tumors partially destroyed with sound don’t come back, in rats

April 25, 2022

Non-invasive sound technology developed at the University of Michigan breaks down liver tumors in rats, kills cancer cells and spurs the immune system to prevent further spread—an advance that could lead to improved cancer outcomes in humans. By destroying only 50% to 75% percent of liver tumor volume, the rats’ immune systems were able to clear away the rest, with no evidence of recurrence or metastases in more than 80% of animals.

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Events

Predictive analysis and deep learning of functional MRI in Alzheimer's disease

BME Ph.D. Defense: Michelle Karker

September 26, 2022 - 10:00 am
Off Campus Location

Evaluation of Phosphate Treatment and Long-Term RUNX2 Suppression On Adult Human MSC Chondrogenesis and Neo-Cartilage Formation

BME Ph.D. Defense: Tiana Wong

September 26, 2022 - 3:15 pm
Lurie Biomedical Engineering (formerly ATL)

Re-imagining Ultrasound and Photoacoustic Imaging

Biomedical Engineering (BME 500) Seminar Series - Roger Zemp, Ph.D.

September 29, 2022 - 4:30 pm
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building

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.