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  • Advancing Biomanufacturing

    UVA Engineering Partners in New Manufacturing USA Institute


    UVA biomedical engineers earned a role in a national initiative to develop technologies for manufacturing human tissues and organs.

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  • Modeling a Cure

    Discovering new treatments for a devastating disease


    Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a devastating progressive genetic disease. Two UVA Biomedical Engineering faculty members, Silvia Salinas Blemker and Shayn Peirce-Cottler, have...

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  • Battling Fibrosis

    Learning fundamental truths about a leading contributor to disease and death


    When Professor Thomas Barker, an expert in pulmonary fibrosis, joined the University of Virginia Department of Biomedical Engineering, his brief was not only to expand his...

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  • Agrospheres Earns Prize

    Pesticide health worries could become a thing of the past thanks to UVA team's discovery


    For inventing a new product that promises to protect farm workers and consumers alike from pesticide residue on produce, a UVA Engineering-led team has won the national Collegiate...

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  • New Frontiers

    UVA Engineering Welcomes New Faculty, Innovation in 2016-2017


    The University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science welcomes five new teaching faculty and 16 new tenured and tenure-track faculty in 2016-2017, most for joint...

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  • Learning in the Lab

    Designed from the ground up as a teaching facility, the new spot in Thornton Hall can also accommodate the department’s current enrollment and more


    Designed from the ground up as a teaching facility, the new spot for the IDEAS Lab can accommodate the department’s current enrollment and more.

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  • A Perfect Internship

    Graduate Student Finds a Fit in Cancer Therapy Research


    During her three-month internship with Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, biomedical engineering Ph.D. student Millie Shah reconciled molecular and cellular models of a DNA damage repair...

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  • Developing Leaders

    Creating a Pipeline for Diversity in Biomedical Big Data Research


    Faculty members at the University of Virginia aim to train a diverse new generation of scientists and engineers to address the monumental challenge of biomedical big data...

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  • Excellence Through Diversity

    Nationally Recognized Racial Justice Expert Addresses Higher Education Diversity Challenges


    America’s colleges and universities are uniquely positioned to transform themselves into pockets of racial democracy and justice because they are institutions of knowledge and...

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  • Crossing Domains

    Two Senior Hires and a New Assistant Professor Add Depth that Spans Barriers


    The field of biomedical engineering—which itself is a hybrid of disciplines—calls for a unique blend of skills. The BME department at UVA is undergoing a 10-plus-year program to...

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