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

Call for Innovative Multi-Disciplinary Research Grant Proposals

The Center for Healthy Aging solicits proposals for the support of innovative interdisciplinary research and education projects during 2016-17.

Engineers develop a new biosensor chip for detecting DNA mutations

Bioengineers at the University of California, San Diego have developed an electrical graphene chip capable of detecting mutations in DNA.

2016 Alternative Muscle Club (AMC) Meeting

The AMC organizing committee is calling for young investigators in skeletal muscle and cardiovascular research to participate in a free one-day meeting! Click the title for more details!

Engineers take first step toward flexible, wearable, tricorder-like device

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed the first flexible wearable device capable of monitoring both biochemical and electric signals in the human body. Click the title to find out more.

No.1 From the Start

UC San Diego Bioengineering ranked first by National Research Council since founding 50 years ago

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

Will resume in Fall 2016, stay tune for updates.