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As one of the pioneering programs in the world, the department has established rigorous yet flexible educational programs that are emulated by many other institutions and is a national leader in cutting-edge research in several important areas. The cornerstone of the program is quantitative engineering and analytic methods for biomedical applications, a feature that distinguishes Biomedical Engineering from other biomedical science programs.
In all of the BME programs at Case, the goal is to educate engineers who can apply engineering methods to problems involving living systems. The Case School of Engineering and the School of Medicine are in close proximity on the same campus, and Biomedical Engineering faculty members carry joint appointments in both of these two schools, participating in the teaching, research, and decision-making committees of both.
As a result, there is an unusually free flow of academic exchange and collaboration in research and education among the two schools and the four medical institutions.
Mission To educate leaders who will integrate principles of both engineering and medicine to create knowledge and discoveries that advance human health and well-being.
Our faculty and students play leading roles ranging from basic science discovery to the creation, clinical evolution, and commercialization of new technologies, devices, and therapies. Biomedical engineers also use their undergraduate training as a basis for careers in business, medicine, law, consulting, and other professions.
Research Several research thrusts are available to accommodate various student backgrounds and interests. Strong research collaborations with clinical and basic science departments of the university and collaborating medical centers bring a broad range of opportunities, expertise, and perspective to student research projects.
Analysis of synthetic and biologic polymers by AFM, nanoscale structure-function relationships of biomaterials. Applications in the nervous system, the cardiovascular system, the musculoskeletal system, and cancer.
In vivo microscopic and molecular imaging, and small animal imaging. Biomedical Sensing Optical sensing, electrochemical and chemical fiber-optic sensors, chemical measurements in cells and tissues, endoscopy.
Big Data Analytics and Health Informatics Radiomics, Radiogenomics, computer-assisted diagnosis, digital pathology, co-registration, cancer detection, decision making, precision medicine, bioinformatics, image informatics, machine learning, pattern recognition, artificial intelligence, deep learning.
Neural Engineering and Neural Prostheses Neuronal mechanisms; neural interfacing for electric and magnetic stimulation and recording; neural dynamics, ion channels, second messengers; neural prostheses for control of limb movement, bladder, bowel, and respiratory function; neuromodulation systems for movement disorders, epilepsy, pain mitigation, visceral functions; computational modeling and simulation of neural structures.
Transport and Metabolic Systems Engineering Modeling and analysis of tissue responses to heating e. Biomechanical Systems Computational musculoskeletal modeling, bone biomechanics, soft tissue mechanics, control of neuroprostheses for motor function, neuromuscular control systems, human locomotion, cardiac mechanics.
Cardiovascular Systems Normal cardiac physiology, pathogenesis of cardiac diseases, cardiac development, therapeutic technologies, including cardiac regeneration; electrophysiological techniques, imaging technologies, mathematical modeling, gene regulation, molecular biology techniques; cardiac bioelectricity and cardiac biomechanics.
Primary Appointments Northwestern University Professor and Chair; Executive Director, Functional Electrical Stimulation Center Restoration of movement using neuroprostheses; neuroprosthesis control system design; natural control of human movements; brain-computer interfacing; biomechanics of movement; computer-based modeling; and system identification A.
Bolu AjiboyePhD Northwestern University Assistant Professor Development and control of brain-computer-interface BCI technologies for restoring function to individuals with nervous system injuries Eben Alsberg, PhD University of Michigan Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedic Surgery Biomimetic tissue engineering; innovative biomaterials and drug delivery vehicles for functional tissue regeneration and cancer therapy; control of stem cell fate decision; precise temporal and spatial presentation of signals to regulate cell behavior; mechanotransduction and the influence of mechanics on cell behavior and tissue formation; and cell interactions James M.
Basilion, PhD The University of Texas Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology High resolution imaging of endogenous gene expression; definition of "molecular signatures" for imaging and treatment of cancer and other diseases; generating and utilizing genomic data to define informative targets; strategies for applying non-invasive imaging to drug development; and novel molecular imaging probes and paradigms Jeffrey Capadona, PhD Georgia Institute of Technology Associate Professor Advanced materials for neural interfacing; biomimetic and bio-inspired materials; host-implant integration; anti-inflammatory materials; and novel biomaterials for surface modification of cortical neuroprostheses Patrick E.Philosophy of Law.
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