The 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.


Congratulations to the Class of 2019 Siebel Scholars

September 19, 2018

We are thrilled to announce the 2019 Siebel Scholars for Bioengineering! Congratulations to Ashley Kroll, Colton Lloyd, Rachel Marty Pyke, Kimberly McCabe, and Alexander Williams, who now join over 1,300 of the world's brightest distinguished scholars, researchers, and entrepreneurs. 

Liangfang Zhang's Lab Invents Microscopic Sponge to Combat Arthritis

September 4, 2018

Liangfang Zhang, a UC San Diego nanoengineering professor, has developed neutrophil 'nanosponges' that are capable of safely absorbing and neutralizing a variety of proteins that promote rheumatoid arthritis. This work is one of the latest examples of therapeutic nanosponges developed by Zhang’s lab. 

UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium a Success

July 9, 2018

In total, over 200 people attended the 19th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium, which took place at the Riverside Convention Center from June 21 - 23. Congratulations to all the participants and prizewinners of the various competitions, and thanks to all the distinguished speakers who traveled to Riverside from throughout the country. Next year's symposium will be held at UC Merced, June 27 - 29, 2019. Stay tuned for details.