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Biomedical Engineering

This section of the college news site gathers stories that feature the faculty, students, staff and programs of the UA Department of Biomedical Engineering. For detailed information about all other aspects of BME, please visit the department website.

Biomedical Engineering News

Jennifer Barton

Jennifer Barton Elected Into SPIE Presidential Chain

The Society’s next vice president is director of the BIO5 Institute and co-chair of SPIE Photonics West BiOS conference
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Tiny Wireless Device Illuminates Neuron Activity in the Brain

A less invasive optogenetic device takes researchers a step closer to new treatments for chronic pain, depression, epilepsy and more.
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Engineering Student Named 2021 Udall Scholar

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With $3M Grant, UArizona-Led Center to Advance At-Home Health Care Technology

A multi-institution team led by the University of Arizona aims to develop clinically validated wearable technologies to remotely monitor patient health.

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