The Department of Biomedical Engineering welcomes back students returning from the 2014 Immersion Term in New York City. The BME summer immersion term aims to give students the opportunity to see first-hand how the results of biomedical engineering impact patient diagnosis and clinical treatment. Follow the link to read more about the 2014 immersion program. More
We are pleased to announce that Marjolein van der Meulen, the John Swanson Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has accepted our offer to serve as the Chair of the Department for a five-year term starting July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2019. More
Science Magazine selected Ben Cosgrove's research on muscle regeneration using stem cells as the February 2014 Editors' Choice for Biomedicine. More
Biomedical engineers at Cornell University are turning sticky nanoparticles into “cancer-killing machines” to prevent cancer cells from spreading throughout the body. The groundbreaking research could one day pave the way for eliminating 90 percent of cancer deaths. More
Cornell University's Department of Biomedical Engineering is the 2013 recipient of the Biomedical Engineer Society's Diversity award.
Cornell’s success in recruiting and retaining women and underrepresented minority students through the inclusive programming, faculty-student engagement, cross-institutional partnerships and outreach is particularly noteworthy.
This is the fifth Diversity Award presented by BMES, and it is the first occasion an organization or group is receiving it. More
"It was amazing to see doctors and surgeons interacting with each other, the rest of the medical team, patients, and tools." More
Jonathan Butcher was selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s third Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium, Nov. 13–16. More
Cornell researchers explain their new microfluidic device that collects circulating, living prostate cancer tumor cells from blood. More
CornellCast: Dean Alan Mathios speaks about the university-wide research opportunities provided by the new MRI scanner More
Eight students receive fellowship and three receive honorable mention in this year's NSF Fellowship Program. More
The “Stay With It” campaign launched March 14 with a “Day of Engineering” pep rally broadcast via Facebook.The rally included a panel featuring, Paul Otellini, president and CEO of Intel Corp.; Charles Bolden, a NASA administrator; and Maggie Johnson, director of education and university relations for Google. More
Launched in March 2012, the journal "Nanotube Therapy" will be online and open access. More
Cynthia Reinhart-King discusses her research that is emblematic of Cornell's efforts in addressing a wide spectrum of rapidly changing challenges to global health. More
Bonassar describes a cutting-edge process he has developed in which he uses a 3D printer and "ink" composed of living cells to create body parts such as ears. More