biomedical

Department of Biomedical Engineering Welcomes Assistant Professor in Neural, Cognitive and Brain Engineering

Andrew (Andy) Dykstra has joined the University of Miami College of Engineering (CoE) as an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME). Dykstra’s research focuses on the neural basis of auditory perception and cognition and...

Alumnus Leonard Pinchuk Awarded Prestigious National Academy of Engineering 2019 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize for Innovations in Bioengineering

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has awarded the 2019 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize to Dr. Leonard Pinchuk, MSBE ’79, PhD ’84, along with colleagues Dr. Julio Palmaz, Dr. John Simpson, Dr. Richard Schatz and Dr. Paul Yock.  The Prize...

Harnessing the Power of Stem Cells: An Invention to Extract and Use Adult Stem Cells from Adult Neural Crest-Derived Tissues

Cells are the building blocks of all living things. They provide structure for the body, take in nutrients from food, and carry out other important functions. Cells also contain the body’s hereditary material and are able to make identical copies of...
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