Pulling Together: Harnessing Intercellular Mechanical Forces to Build Capillaries

December 6, 2023

Can cells use mechanical forces as a means to communicate with each other and assemble into capillaries useful for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine?  This is a question that Brendon Baker, Associate Professor in the department of Biomedical Engineering, and members of his lab are investigating, as profiled in a paper published recently in Advanced […]


BME DEI Book Club Highlights ā€˜Whistling Vivaldiā€™ for Its Opening Session

December 5, 2023

The BME DEI Book Club held its inaugural meeting on Friday, December 1. About 30 attendees shared lunch and a discussion focused on ā€œWhistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do,ā€ by Claude Steele. This book, which highlights issues of stereotypes and identity, was the first of three publications the book club […]


U-M BME Students Learn About Genetics at NASEC Event

December 4, 2023

Three U-M BME studentsā€“Natalie Hanby, Nikita Lebedz, and George Rabadiā€“attended the 12th Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference (NASEC), from November 5-7, in Annapolis, Maryland.  This year’s event, titled ā€œGenetics: Understanding and Addressing Today’s Challenges,ā€ was organized around the themes of genetic technologies, use of genetic data, and genetics in public health.  The conference offered […]



Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series

"Exploring heterogeneous macrophage cell-cell interactions: from dishes to tumors," with Kathryn Miller-Jensen, PhD

December 7, 2023 - 4:30 pm
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building

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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. ā€œWeā€™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.