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.


Experimental Drug Blocks Toxic Ion Flow Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

December 5, 2017

An international team of researchers has shown that a new small-molecule drug can restore brain function and memory in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. Read More.

ACTRI and IEM Announce 2017 Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine Awardees

August 25, 2017

Four physician-engineer teams from UC San Diego have been selected to receive the 2017 Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine (GEM) awards. GEM Challenge.