News & events
Technology that simulates complex molecular interactions could lead to better treatments for diseases like cancer and COVID-19
Posted September 6, 2022
Prof. Casim Sarkar and team designed the ‘MVsim’ app to be accessible for non-experts.
Posted August 17, 2022
The biophysics-based model from Prof. David Odde and team simulated the disease on a molecular and cellular level so the trial team could screen potential treatments computationally long before they were given to participants.
Posted August 15, 2022
A high school internship program from the Department of Biomedical Engineering received the 2022 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education.
Posted August 11, 2022
A new neuromodulation technique from Professor Hubert Lim and team activated the brain’s somatosensory cortex and could potentially help those who suffer from chronic pain.
Posted August 10, 2022
Promising vaccine technology from assistant professor Brittany Hartwell and team has generated strong immune responses in mice and primates.
Posted July 20, 2022
The new quantitative approach gives scientists and engineers more control over the DNA editing process.
UMN awarded $3.7M to prepare for clinical trials of lab-created pediatric heart vessels that grow with the recipients
Posted July 18, 2022
Prof. Robert Tranquillo and team have received a $3.7 million grant over the next four years from the U.S. Department of Defense to prepare for a human clinical trial of artificial blood vessels bioengineered in the lab that grow with the patient.
Posted July 12, 2022
Prof. David Odde and team have found that cancer cells can gravitate toward certain mechanical “sweet spot” environments, providing new insights into how cancer invades the body.
BME professor part of team that has published results of second large-scale study for tinnitus treatment
Posted July 7, 2022
At least 80 percent of participants experienced a reduction in their tinnitus symptoms after 12 weeks of treatment.
Posted June 24, 2022
BME students won two of the six divisions of the PhD student paper competition at the 2022 Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference.