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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.

News and Highlights

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February 17

Cardiac Arrhythmia Modeling Minisymposium

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February 17

Two Health Sensors Unite in One Powerful Gadget

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February 3

Racial Inequity in NIH Grant Funding

Center Spotlight

The first at-home COVID testing kit to be FDA approved was the Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit. Erik Engelson, a UCSD Microbiology and Bioengineering alumnus and the CEO of Lucira, led its development.

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