Frederick H. Epstein’s appointment follows his highly successful decade leading growth and transformation in the Department of...
We start with a focus on biology.
Whether we are modeling or engineering cells and tissues, analyzing large datasets, developing new imaging technologies, or synthesizing novel biomaterials, the problem statement always starts with the biology underlying the system, therapy, or disease process.
Our co-location within the highly-ranked UVA School of Medicine and UVA Health System uniquely positions us to influence the future of healthcare. Our culture values and rewards collaboration, initiative, and the translation of basic advances to achieve clinical and real world impact. In all that we do, we value and strive for diversity and inclusion.
By turning off a single gene, University of Virginia researchers and their collaborators caused stem cells already becoming heart...
Assistant professors Shannon Barker and Nada Basit have received All-University Teaching Awards. Barker and Basit are being honored...
Ailene Edwards, biomedical engineering major and Harrison Undergraduate Research Grant recipient in Matt Lazzara’s chemical...
Increase in total research expenditures since 2015
$ 14 M
FY21 External Research Expenditures ($602K per tenured or tenure track faculty member)
Federally funded student training programs, including two NIH T32 Training Grants and an NSF REU
Years in a row that a graduating biomedical engineer was a "UVA Engineering Outstanding Student."