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
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.
Closed-loop control of drugs in the body can enable precision therapy tailored to every patient.
Next Seminar: February 12, Larry Smarr University of California, San Diego Supercomputing Your Inner Microbiome
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.