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Established in 1997, the Department of Biomedical Engineering seeks to provide a first-class engineering education that prepares students for a variety of careers. Our department builds upon a long tradition of commitment to first-class teaching and research. Particularly in partnership with the world-renowned School of Medicine, our research seeks to bring innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to advancing basic science and to allow us to better understand, diagnose and treat human diseases. We are committed to providing outstanding training to the next generation of biomedical engineers that will lead to successful, productive careers.


  • Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
  • Cardiovascular Engineering
  • Imaging Technologies
  • Molecular, Cellular and Systems Engineering
  • Neural Engineering

Featured News

Nearly $1.7M NIH Grant Awarded for Heart Research

The Cui Lab will use this funding to research better treatment for cardiac arrhythmia and long QT syndrome.


Professor Received 5-year $1.7M NIH Grant

The Sakiyama-Elbert Lab will use new ways to see how nerve cells grow and make new connections in spinal cord injuries.


BME Represented among STL Top 35 Innovators

Faculty and alumni represent the department in Alive Magazine's list.


Professor Named to College of Fellows

Dr. Anastasio joins an elite group of innovators.


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Washington University in St. Louis School of Engineering & Applied Science, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Whitaker Hall, Campus Box 1097, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, Missouri 63130
Phone: (314) 935-7208, Fax: (314) 935-7448