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    A Closely Knit Community

    Nestled into the Wasatch Mountain range, the Departmentís new home (foreground) is located next to the University Hospital & School of Medicine (upper left) Ė providing a clinically immersive educational experience that is unique among BME training programs. Center for Medical Innovation

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    Beyond Excellence

    Dave Grainger's research group seeks to improve patient integration of implanted medical devices using antimicrobial approaches, cells and matrix-derived biomaterials, and on-board local drug-release technologies to modulate tissue-implant reactions. Prof Grainger's group

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    A Bio-Innovation Center

    The James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building marks the beginning of a new era of interdisciplinary translational research between medicine, engineering, pharmacy, business, law, and digital media. Bioengineering Department At a Glance

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    Cells Shed Light on Epilepsy

    Bioengineering Professor John White measures brain activity using optical and electrical imaging methods to study cells in living tissue in his search for the root causes of epilepsy. Prof. White's Research

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    Biomechanics in the Brain

    Mechanical Engineering Professor Ken Monson is exploring the biomechanics of traumatic brain injuries to describe the mechanisms of and thresholds for vascular damage. Meet Prof. Monson's Group

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    Entrepreneurship

    Bioengineering Professor Robert Hitchcock seeks to design medical devices that address unmet clinical needs and to bring these devices to market in the short-term. Meet Prof. Hitchcock's Group

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    Ultrasonic Bioinstrumentation

    Graduate students in Distinguished Professor Doug Christensen's lab design and test new ultrasonic bioinstrumentation. Visit Prof. Christensen's U Profile

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    Implantable Medical Devices

    USTAR Professor Gianluca Lazzi's students design implantable biomedical devices. Lazzi helped design the first FDA-approved bionic eye. See Prof. Lazzi's U Profile

News

 - Presented by Frank B. Sachse, Wednesday September 17, 11:50 am, 2250 Warnock Engineering Building  Read More...
 - Presented by Garrett B. Stanley, PhD, Friday September 19, 11:45 am, 2650 SMBB Auditorium  Read More...
 - Hear Prof. Weiss talk about the mechanics of blood vessel formation when Deputy Editor Dr. Merry Lindsey of the American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology interviews him about his innovative new work exploring the relationship between tissue mechanics and angiogenesis.  Read More...
 - View some short videos and read about exciting student research and presentations.  Read More...
 - Itís with great pleasure that we announce the release of version 2.0 of FEBio (Finite Elements for Biomechanics). FEBio is an open-source finite element package designed for solving problems in computational biomechanics.  Read More...
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