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Why Biomedical Engineering?

Biomedical engineering applies fundamental engineering principles to the study of biology, medicine and health. Our undergraduate program provides a broad background in chemical, mechanical, materials science and electrical engineering, and it prepares students for...

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Grant to support tissue engineering for TMJ cartilage repair

The temporomandibular joint, which joins the lower part of the jaw to the skull, is a source of pain and dysfunction for the 10 million Americans who suffer from TMJ disorders. “TMJ problems are very painful, as we use this joint all the time for eating and talking,”...

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Gleghorn’s work published in PNAS

A paper co-authored by BME faculty member Jason Gleghorn appears in the current issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, published July 28, 2015.  The paper entitled “Mechanically patterning the embryonic airway epithelium” uses a combination of 3D...

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