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Better, cheaper bio-ink may be used to create artificial organs

Dr. Keekyoung Kim, assistant professor in UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering was interviewed by Castanet regarding his research on a bio-ink that could accelerate advances in regenerative medicine. Link to full text

The new School of Biomedical Engineering

The new School of Biomedical Engineering

The Faculties of Applied Science and Medicine have announced the joint establishment of the School of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at UBC, effective July 1, 2017.

Philip Edgcumbe receives 2016/2017 B.C. Medtech Award in Biomedical Engineering

Philip Edgcumbe receives 2016/2017 B.C. Medtech Award in Biomedical Engineering

Philip Edgcumbe  has received the prestigious B.C. Medtech Award in Biomedical Engineering for 2016-17. This award recognizes entrepreneurial achievements by graduate students in Biomedical Engineering at UBC and is awarded to students who have demonstrated both strong leadership and a high standard of scholarly achievement. Philip is an MDPhD student in Biomedical Engineering. He invented and patented a  surgical device which […]

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APSC Rising Stars 2017: Jeanie Malone, BASc ’17, Electrical Engineering

  Applied Science Class of 2017 The friends and colleagues I have had the opportunity to work with here at UBC have really been who helped me to grow into who I am today. My name is Jeanie Malone, and I’ve spent the last five years diving headfirst into the UBC Engineering Community. Whether I’m […]

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APSC Rising Stars 2017: Marcus Cheung, MASc ’17, Biomedical Engineering

Applied Science Class of 2017 Always remember that learning is fun, not dreadful. You can get two very different experiences out of them. I began my undergraduate studies in electrical engineering at UBC in 2010. While completing my degree, I served as the Chair in Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society in the UBC IEEE […]

Dr. Antony Hodgson awarded Award for Excellence in Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery at CAOS 2017

Dr. Antony Hodgson awarded Award for Excellence in Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery at CAOS 2017

Dr. Antony Hodgson, Director of the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program and Professor in Mechanical Engineering, was awarded the highly reputable “Medacta ME Muller Award for Excellence in Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery 2016-2017” at the CAOS 2017 conference. The conference ran from June 14-17, 2017 in Aachen, Germany.

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Biomedical Engineering Student Team annual showcase

On Monday, May 29, 2017 the UBC Biomedical Engineering Student Team (BEST) hosted its annual showcase to feature a number of the innovative solutions that its members have been developing. Medical professionals, UBC faculty, biomedical industry professionals and students were in attendance.