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

La Jolla Immunology Conference

Tuesday, September 29 – Thursday, October 1, 2015 Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium, Salk Institute for Biological Sciences Abstract Submission Due September 1st Inaugural symposium of the IEM Vaccine Engineering Center will be on Wednesday, September 30 in the SALK Auditorium.

IEM and MEDevice partnership

The Institute of Engineering in Medicine (IEM) has partnered with MEDevice San Diego Conference & Showcase on September 1-2, 2015 to offer a discount to UCSD attendees. Please see article for more details.

Call for Innovative Multi-Disciplinary Research Grant Proposals

UC San Diego Healthy Aging Initiative has pilot funding for the support of innovative interdisciplinary research and education projects during 2015-16. The deadline for electronic receipt of written proposals is 5:00 p.m. on August 14, 2015. More detailed information can be found at:

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