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

Nanoparticle biointerfacing by platelet membrane cloaking

The research, led by nanoengineers and bioengineers at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering and Institute of Engineering in Medicine (IEM), was published online Sept. 16 in Nature. Full article can be found at:

Robots in the Operating Room

University of California, San Diego bioengineering alumnus Jonathan Sorger, Director of Medical Research at Intuitive Surgical in Sunnyvale, California, is one of the ten keynote speakers at the UC San Diego Contextual Robotics Forum on Oct. 30, 2015. Sorger will offer a vision of the future of medical robotics, including how technologies will continue to augment the surgical experience. Click the title to find out more.