NIH Awards $20 million grant to IEM to establish the 4D Nucleome Organizational Hub at UC San Diego

Institute of Engineering in Medicine

  • Facilitates the integration of engineering principles and novel technologies with biomedical and translational research.
  • Works with departments to create programs in which student scientists can apply engineering and technology to healthcare.
  • Comprises fifteen Centers and over 200 faculty from UCSD’s Schools of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Jacobs School of Engineering.

News & Events

Dr. Shu Chien wins Franklin Award

Founding Chair of UC San Diego Department of Bioengineering, Dr.Shu Chien, receives prestigious Franklin Award for contributions to the understanding of the physics of blood flow, and for applying this knowledge to better diagnose cardiovascular disease.

Peter Mage: Breaking The Wall Of Guesswork In Medicine @Falling Walls Lab Berlin 2015

Closed-loop control of drugs in the body can enable precision therapy tailored to every patient.

BE281 Seminar Series

Next Seminar: February 12, Larry Smarr University of California, San Diego Supercomputing Your Inner Microbiome

Why the Flu Vaccine Is Less Effective in the Elderly

Around this time every year, the flu virus infects up to one-fifth of the U.S. population and kills thousands of people, many of them elderly. A study published by Cell Press on Dec. 15 in Immunity now explains why the flu vaccine is less effective at protecting older individuals. Shankar Subramaniam, IEM associate director, co-senior study author of this journal.