News

A ‘decathlon’ for antibiotics puts them through more realistic testing Surprise findings could upend the current drug discovery approach for treating one of the most dangerous hospital-borne infections.

January 23, 2019

The University of Michigan’s Sriram Chandrasekaran is using advanced computer simulations to study how different environments affect antibiotic performance.

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U-M BME and Shantou University Shaping the biomedical engineering workforce of tomorrow

December 13, 2018

A new international collaboration is underway, forging deeper connections between U-M BME and Shantou University (STU) in China. The two institutions are working side by side to develop a BME program at STU that will shape the biomedical engineering workforce of tomorrow.

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Has the Olympics changed how it measures false-starts in track? A Q&A with a biomechanics expert who has researched reaction times

August 30, 2018

In 2011, James Ashton-Miller, a Michigan Engineer, helped reveal that Olympic starting-line technology created a different experience for male and female sprinters. It did not accurately detect false starts by women. His latest work provides insights into what may, or may not, have happened since.

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Events

Bioethics Discussion: Pain

February 26, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Lurie Biomedical Engineering

BME Seminar Series

Sepideh Dolatshahi - MIT

February 28, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building

Bioethics Discussion: Mental Health

March 12, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Lurie Biomedical Engineering