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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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Fighting Disease at the Flick of a Switch

NSF awards $500,000 for laser facility that will benefit UA researchers across campus.
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College Establishes First New Department in 30 Years: Biomedical Engineering

Department grows from roots that go back to the 1960s, when engineering and medical faculty studied cardiovascular problems and advanced medical instrumentation.
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UA Mechanical Engineer Builds Custom-Made Body Parts in the Lab

UA biomechanical research aims to improve medical device design and identify relationships between structure and function in soft tissues.