Biomedical Engineering

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Bionic heart tissue: U-Michigan part of $20M center

Scar tissue left over from heart attacks creates dead zones that don’t beat. Bioengineered patches could fix that.|Medium Read

Reading cancer’s chemical clues

A nanoparticle-assisted optical imaging technique could one day read the chemical makeup of a tumor.|Medium Read

Tiny device offers insight into how cancer spreads

Researchers have developed a fluidic device to track over time which cancer cells lead the disease’s invasive march.|Medium Read

$7.75M for mapping circuits in the brain

A new NSF Tech Hub will put tools to rapidly advance our understanding of the brain into the hands of neuroscientists.|Medium Read

Lab-grown lung tissue could lead to new cancer, asthma treatments

A look at how Michigan Engineers created a biomaterial scaffold to help researchers from the U-M Medical School grow mature human lung tissue.|Medium Read
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Mildred F. Denecke Scholarship Fund endowed

The fund will provide need-based support for students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME).|Short Read

New grad program: Engineering Education Research

New program turns a researcher’s eye on engineering education in the service of better teaching, learning and diversity at U-M and beyond.|Medium Read
Portrait of Aftin and Astin Ross.

Aftin & Astin Ross: Changing the world together

Aftin and Astin Ross, PhDs in biomedical engineering, are making a name for themselves at the FDA.|Short Read
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‘Sister cell’ profiling aims to shut down cancer metastasis

Michigan engineers release individual cells from a specially-designed chip using laser pulses.|Medium Read
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An academic acrobat

Meet the alumnus who joined Cirque du Soleil.|Short Read
portraits of Dawn Tilbury and Ellen Arruda

Ellen Arruda and Dawn Tilbury receive Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

Two of the seven faculty honored with the 2017 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award are Michigan Engineering professors Ellen Arruda and Dawn Tilbury.|Medium Read
SE Elevation of the Ford Motor Company Robotics Building.

New U-M Robotics Building named in honor of Ford Motor Company gift

The gift will accelerate construction.|Medium Read