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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

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'Lung on a Leaf' Model to Study Pulmonary Diseases

University of Arizona researchers are blending plant biology, medicine and engineering to create a leaf-based test platform that simulates a human lung.
Bonnie Hurwitz, George Watts and Candice Clark-Mason.

UA Researcher Uses ‘Shotgun Sequencing’ to Study How Microorganisms Control Our Lives

Bonnie Hurwitz’s genome sequencing research aims to help doctors offer more personalized treatment plans more quickly.
Terrestrial Exploration project

Rescue Drones, Rocket Science and Aerial Photography: A Special Preview of Engineering Design Day 2018

On April 30, nearly 600 senior engineering students will display a search and rescue drone, a device to protect people from the aftereffects of snakebites and more than 100 other projects with the potential to save lives, time and money.
3-Minute Thesis Competition

UA Engineering Graduate Student Wins Big in Vegas at Thesis Competition

Biomedical engineer cashes in his “lung-on-a-chip” presentation.

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