Our faculty are intensively engaged in research, in areas such as stem cell applications in tissue regeneration, vision and neural engineering, bioMEMS, motion analysis and rehabilitation engineering, biomaterials and biopolymers.
|REGENERATING TISSUE WITH STEM CELLS: Treena Livingston Arinzeh, professor of biomedical engineering, won a prestigious NSF Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers to support her work with adult stem cells. Read more.|
|USING ROBOTIC TECHNOLOGY: Richard Foulds and Sergei Adamovich, associate professors of biomedical engineering, are using virtual reality and robotics to help patients of stroke and cerebral palsy. Read more.
PLAYING VIDEOGAMES: Sergei Adamovich explains how playing videogames can be useful in the rehabilitation of cerebral palsy patients.
|UNDERSTANDING BRAIN FUNCTION: Tara Alvarez, associate professor of biomedical engineering, is studying how the brain divides and controls its tasks to send and receive information. Read more.|
|DEVELOPING NOVEL BIOMATERIALS: Michael Jaffe, research professor of biomedical engineering, is developing biomaterials for medical use from corn derivatives. Read more.|
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