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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

Lucira test

April 12

FDA Approves First PCR Quality, Over-the-Counter LUCIRA COVID-19 At-Home Test

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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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Seibel Scholars Nominations Open May 20th

Nominations for the Class of 2022 Seibel Scholars will be open starting Thursday, May 20th. Faculty advisors may nominate Bioengineering PhD students in their last year of study. Attend the Zoom Information Session on May 17th to learn more about the Seibel Scholars Program.

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GEM Competition 2021

Applications for the 2021 Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine (GEM) competition are now open. Awards in the range of $30,000 will be given to select projects that offer engineering solutions to clinical problems.

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Innovation Expo

The Innovation Expo is UC San Diego’s inaugural campus-wide innovation and entrepreneurship event with this year’s Health and Wellness theme! Be part of the excitement as we showcase UC San Diego students' various entrepreneurial and innovative accomplishments.

For more information and to register to attend:

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Events and Seminars



Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

GEMINI Program



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