NIH Awards $20 million grant to IEM to establish the 4D

Nucleome Organizational Hub at UC San Diego

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

Celebrate Bioengineering's 50th Anniversary

Please Join UC San Diego Department of Bioengineering for a Celebration Bioengineering's 50th Anniversary. Past, Present, and Future! May 19-21, 2016

Tzyy-Ping Jung elevated to IEEE Fellow for contributions to blind source separation for biomedical applications

"Recognizing the achievements of its members is an important part of the mission of the IEEE. Each year, following a rigorous evaluation procedure, the IEEE Fellow Committee recommends a select group of recipients for elevation to IEEE Fellow. Less than 0.1% of voting members are selected annually for this member grade elevation...." -J. Roberto B. de Marca

Engineers 3D-print a new lifelike liver tissue for drug screening

A team led by engineers at the University of California, San Diego has 3D-printed a tissue that closely mimics the human liver’s sophisticated structure and function.

Transcriptional Regulation of Arterial Venous Differentiation and its Role

Dr. Dai will illustrate his research effort in the arterial venous differentiation of embryonic stem cells and the transcriptional mechanisms that lead to the distinct functional phenotypes of arteries and veins and their different susceptibility to vascular diseases.

BE281 Seminar Series

Next Seminar: April 29th, Todd McDevitt Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease Engineering 3D Pluripotent Stem Cell Microenvironments via Biomaterials Incorporation