News

How rod-shaped particles might distract an out-of-control immune response

June 18, 2020

When white blood cells don’t know when to stop, an injection of rod-shaped particles may draw them away from a site of excessive inflammation. A long-ignored white blood cell may be central to the immune system overreaction that is the most common cause of death for COVID-19 patients—and University of Michigan researchers found that rod-shaped […]

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Supporting our Community

June 5, 2020

U-M BME Chair Lonnie Shea shared the following message with the BME community on June 4, 2020, about standing up to racism and supporting the Black community. To All Members of the BME Community: Given the events of the past weeks, we wanted to reach out to our UM BME community.  Like most of you, […]

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Five BME Core Faculty and Five Affiliated/Associated Faculty Promoted

May 22, 2020

The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved a number of faculty promotions at their May meeting yesterday, including five core Biomedical Engineering faculty and five affiliated/associated Biomedical Engineering faculty. Core BME Faculty: Rhima M. Coleman, associate professor of biomedical engineering, with tenure, College of Engineering and Medical School; associate professor of mechanical engineering, without […]

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Events

Bioethics Discussion: The Theory of Mind

September 15, 2020 - 7:00 pm
Lurie Biomedical Engineering (formerly ATL)

Bioethics Discussion: Artificial Intelligence

September 29, 2020 - 7:00 pm
Lurie Biomedical Engineering (formerly ATL)

Bioethics Discussion: Artificial Parts

October 13, 2020 - 7:00 pm
Lurie Biomedical Engineering

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.