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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

Researchers Developing 15-Minute MRI

UA engineers are using a $2.1 million grant to improve scanning technologies for challenging patient populations.
A colorful MRI and CT image of a mouse's brain.

Controlling Neurons With Light, but Without Wires or Batteries

Research by UA professor reveals a more sophisticated method for delivering light to control neurons in the brain -- which could ultimately mean turning off pain receptors or reducing the effects of severe neurological disorders.
Salters

$1.5M Gift to UA to Help Shape Biomedical Engineers of Tomorrow

The gift, from a UA alumnus and his wife, will help provide engineering students with hands-on experience in biomedical device fabrication.
cancer imaging team

Stopping Cancer With a Smartphone

Using an affordable, portable device that attaches to a smartphone, a University of Arizona researcher and his collaborators hope to save lives in rural Africa.

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